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FA Cup 2016/17: Exeter draw Luton in First Round

FA Cup 2016/17: Exeter draw Luton in First Round

Much to the disappointment of many Luton and Exeter supporters, the two league 2 teams will face each other in the first round proper of the FA Cup at St James Park. They will then meet again thee weeks later at St James Park in the League. The game is scheduled to take place at 3pm on Saturday 5 November …

by Hants on October 18th, 2016 Leave a comment »

FA Cup 2016/17: First Round Draw Ball Numbers

FA Cup 2016/17: First Round Draw Ball Numbers

The draw for the first round of the FA Cup will take place on Monday evening at approximately 7.10pm on BBC 2 and BT Sport. The fourth qualifying round is being played this weekend. The draw numbers are:- 1 Accrington Stanley 2 AFC Wimbledon 3 Barnet 4 Blackpool 5 Bolton Wanderers 6 Bradford City 7 Bristol Rovers 8 Bury 9 …

by Hants on October 14th, 2016 Leave a comment »

The FA Tinker with the Cup

The FA Tinker with the Cup

The FA just can’t help tinkering with the FA Cup. With the final no longer at 3pm on a Saturday, glitzy pre-match routines with guess stars and national anthem singers that don’t sing, the FA can find other things to tinker with as well. With the Premiership still leading the FA by it’s ears, it’s been decided to stop replays …

by Hants on May 31st, 2016 Leave a comment »

FA Announce New Deal with BT Sport and the BBC for Cup Coverage

FA Announce New Deal with BT Sport and the BBC for Cup Coverage

The FA have announced that they have extended the TV rights with BT Sport and the BBC until the FA Cup final in 2021. The main points being:- – BBC and BT Sport to show live games until 2021 – Up to 30 matches and one more game per round will be live on BT Sport from 2018 – BBC …

by Hants on April 13th, 2016 Leave a comment »

FA Cup 2015/16: Fifth Round Draw

FA Cup 2015/16: Fifth Round Draw

The fourth round has been played over this last weekend. No real shocks to mull over. Two games to replayed West Bromwich Albion vs Peterborough United and Liverpool vs West Ham United – both games likely to shown live on TV. The draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup took place earlier. The draw is as follows:- 1. …

by Hants on January 31st, 2016 Leave a comment »

FA Cup 2015/16: FA Cup Fourth Round Referees and TV Games

FA Cup 2015/16: FA Cup Fourth Round Referees and TV Games

This coming weekend is the fourth round of the FA Cup. Below are the referee and match day appointments for each of the ties, along with with which games are being televised and by which provider. Friday 29 January 2016 4 Derby County v Manchester United . 7.55pm. Live on BBC Referee: Anthony Taylor Assistant Referees: Peter Kirkup & David Bryan …

by Hants on January 27th, 2016 Leave a comment »

FA Cup 2015/16: Swarbrick to take Charge of Liverpool Replay

FA Cup 2015/16: Swarbrick to take Charge of Liverpool Replay

. The referee appointments for the remaining third round ties have been announced. They are as follows:- 3rd Round Mon 18th Jan 2016 Newport County AFC v Blackburn Rovers live on S4C Referee: Charles Breakspear Assistant Referees: Daniel Cook and Mark Russell Fourth Official: John Farries 3rd Round replays Tue 19th Jan 2016 Aston Villa v Wycombe Wanderers Referee: Craig …

by Hants on January 17th, 2016 Leave a comment »

FA Cup 2015/16: Third Round Referee Appointments

FA Cup 2015/16: Third Round Referee Appointments

Match officials for this weekend’s FA Cup third round ties are listed below, including TV details where appropriate. Friday 8th January. 5 Exeter City v Liverpool 7.55pm kick off. Live in BBC1. Referee Stuart Attwell Assistant Referees John Brooks & David Bryan Fourth Official Tim Robinson  . Saturday 9 January 3pm unless stated 1 Watford v Newcastle United 19 Manchester …

by Hants on January 8th, 2016 Leave a comment »

FA Cup 2015/16: Fourth Round Ball Numbers

FA Cup 2015/16: Fourth Round Ball Numbers

The draw for the fourth round of this season’s FA Cup will take place on Monday 11th January, at about 7.15pm. The draw will be shown live on the BBC1’s One Show. 16 ties to be drawn. The fourth round proper will take place across the weekend of Friday 29 January to Monday 1 February 2016 with winning clubs receiving …

by Hants on January 8th, 2016 Leave a comment »

FA Cup 2015/16: Third Round Ball Numbers

FA Cup 2015/16: Third Round Ball Numbers

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup will take place on Monday night (7th December) in Cardiff. The draw will take place live on BBC 2 with the show starting at 7pm. The ties will take place over the weekend of 8 and 11 January 2016. Winners will receive £67,500 in prize money. Third Round draw numbers …

by Hants on December 4th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Match Officials: Exeter City vs Port Vale – FA Cup

Match Officials: Exeter City vs Port Vale – FA Cup

The second round FA Cup tie between Exeter City and Port Vale will take place on Sunday 6 December with a 2pm kick off. Reduced admission prices are in place for this game, and season ticket holders need to reserve their seat if they intend coming to the game and want their normal seat. Details here. Match officials are:- Referee …

by Hants on December 2nd, 2015 Leave a comment »

FA Cup 2015/16: 1st Round Replays and 2nd Round TV Games

FA Cup 2015/16: 1st Round Replays and 2nd Round TV Games

The FA and the television companies have decided which games will be televised live from the first round replays and the second round ties. First up are the first round replays. Two games are being shown:- Wednesday 18 November 2015 Bradford City vs Aldershot Town. 7.45pm. BT Sport Thursday 19 November 2015 Maidenhead United vs Port Vale. 7.45pm. BT Sport …

by Hants on November 11th, 2015 Leave a comment »