The BBC and the Football Association have agreed a new four-year deal to show the FA Cup on free-to-air television until 2025, they have announced. The agreement will give the BBC up to 18 live matches per season - up from 16 in the current 2018-21 deal - as well as TV highlights and digital clips, and the plan is to provide greater coverage of the tournament's early stages, with up to six live matches across the first and second rounds. In a statement, FA chief commercial and football development officer Mark Bullingham said: "The Emirates FA Cup is the best and most historic domestic cup competition in the world - and we are delighted to have agreed a new long-term commitment to keep it on the BBC until 2025. "The popularity of the competition goes from strength to strength and continues to draw some of the largest audiences in sport. Over 8.1 million tuned in for the fifth-round tie between Chelsea and Manchester United, making it the most-watched match of the 2018/19 domestic … [Read more...] about BBC reach deal with FA to keep FA Cup on free-to-air TV until 2025
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Football fans in England will welcome the news that FA Cup action will not be moving behind a paywall, as the BBC announced a new four-year deal. The newly-announced deal will see FA Cup matches continue to be shown live on the BBC until 2025, starting with the 2021-22 season, and will also include highlights and online clips. As many as 18 fixtures a season will be televised, which is more than any before, and will include greater coverage of the early stages - with up to six live matches from across the first and second rounds. The BBC currently shares FA Cup rights with BT Sport, with each broadcaster set to televise one semi-final each in the coming weeks - with the BBC’s pick seeing quadruple-chasing Manchester City tackling Brighton. Currently, the BBC’s deal includes 16 live matches, including the final, as well as additional matches involving Welsh clubs on BBC Wales and one live match per qualifying round available on the red button and BBC Sport website. In … [Read more...] about Good news as BBC announces deal to keep FA Cup on terrestrial TV
After advancing to the Champions League quarter finals at a canter on Wednesday night, Man City will be looking to make it to the FA Cup semi-finals on Saturday as they continue the hunt for the quadruple. City will once again travel down to South Wales but this time to take on Swansea City of the Championship at the Liberty Stadium. The Blues demolished Schalke 7-0 in mid-week, to win the tie 10-2 on aggregate, in a ruthless display of their attacking prowess. City's players cut through Schalke's defence like a knife through butter, exploiting the acres of space and punishing the Bundesliga side with no sympathy. Pep Guardiola will no doubt be wanting to see a similar performance against Swansea and continue to show no mercy to lower league opposition. The Swans have only won one of their last five league games - and that was against a Bolton Wanderers side down to nine men - and currently sit 15th in the table. They did, however, earn their way to the last eight with an emphatic … [Read more...] about What TV channel is Swansea vs Man City in the FA Cup on?
0 Have your say Posh travel to Middlesbrough in the FA Cup on Saturday. The third-round tie against The Championship's 5th place team kick's off at 3pm. And members of the ABAX faithful who aren’t making the trip to The Riverside Stadium need not fear. They have the opportunity of watching the game from the comfort of their own home.Here's how fans can watch the game in the UK British bookmakers Bet365 will be showing the game live on iPhone, iPad or Android devices but there are a few requirements needed to be able to watch it on the company’s app. You need a funded account with the firm or to have placed a bet in the 24 hours prior to kick-off.A good WiFi of 3G connection will also be required. Which countries is the game being shown? If you’re a Posh supporter living in any of these countries, you can watch the clash on on these channels....Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sportklub 10 SerbiaChina - PPTV Sport ChinaCzech Republic - DIGI GODenmark - … [Read more...] about Middlesbrough vs Peterborough United: How can fans watch game live in UK? Which countries is FA Cup clash being shown in?
0 Have your say Pompey travel to Norwich in the FA Cup on Saturday. The third-round tie has been moved back to a 5.30pm kick-off after being selected for international broadcast. The Blues’ comprehensive 4-0 victory over Maidenhead in the opening stage of the competition was shown live on BT Sport, while their 1-0 win at Rochdale last month was also televised overseas.And members of the Fratton faithful who aren’t making the trip to Carrow Road need not fear. They have the opportunity of watching the game from the comfort of their own home.Here's how fans can watch the game in the UK British bookmakers Bet365 will be showing the game live on iPhone, iPad or Android devices but there are a few requirements needed to be able to watch it on the company’s app. You need a funded account with the firm or to have placed a bet in the 24 hours prior to kick-off.A good WiFi of 3G connection … [Read more...] about Norwich v Portsmouth: How can fans watch game live in UK? Which countries is FA Cup clash being shown in?