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BT Sport To Show Maidenhead FA Cup Tie

Early kick-off for first round encounter

25 October 2018

Emirates FA Cup

Pompey’s Emirates FA Cup tie against Maidenhead United will be televised live on BT Sport 1.

The first round contest at York Road takes place on Saturday, November 10 and kicks-off at 12.30pm.

Blues boss Kenny Jackett said: “We want to do well in the competition and hopefully get to a stage where we can draw a really big club, but it will be a tricky tie for us.”

A first competitive meeting between the two teams was secured when Maidenhead beat Chippenham in a fourth qualifying round replay on Tuesday evening.

"We want to do well in the competition and hopefully get to a stage where we can draw a big club, but it will be a tricky tie for us."

Kenny Jackett

Adrian Clifton scored the only goal of the game for the National League outfit, who have former Pompey striker Ryan Bird in their ranks.

Haringey Borough’s clash with AFC Wimbledon, Sunderland’s trip to Port Vale and Hampton & Richmond’s match against Oldham have also been selected for television coverage. The FA live broadcast fee is £75,000 per club.

Ticket information for the game will be announced in due course.


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