The Emirates FA Cup

Four Emirates FA Cup second round ties selected for live TV coverage

Thursday 14 Nov 2019
The Emirates FA Cup second round is scheduled for the weekend of Saturday 30 November

Four Emirates FA Cup second round ties have been selected for live TV coverage.

Maldon & Tiptree, who knocked out Leyton Orient in round one, will face the winners of the Grimsby Town v Newport County replay and this tie will be broadcast live on BBC Two on Friday 29 November.

The remaining three TV ties have been chosen by BT Sport, the first of which is Crewe Alexandra’s trip to either Stourbridge or Eastleigh on Saturday 30 November.

Then it’s either Tranmere Rovers’ or Wycombe Wanderers’ hosting of Chichester City, the lowest-ranked side left in the competition, on Sunday 1 December followed by Solihull Moors v Rotherham United the day after.

Winning clubs will receive £54,000 from The FA prize fund and a place in the third round proper.

The FA live broadcast fee is £75,000 per club.

The second round live TV ties brought to you by LG – official partner of the Emirates FA Cup:

Friday 29 November 2019

Maldon & Tiptree v Newport County (7.55pm GMT)
Live on BBC Two

Saturday 30 November 2019

Eastleigh v Crewe Alexandra (5.30pm GMT)
BT Sport 1

Sunday 1 December 2019

Tranmere Rovers v Chichester City (3pm GMT)
BT Sport 1

Monday 2 December 2019

Solihull Moors v Rotherham United (7.45pm GMT)
BT Sport 1

In addition to the above, below is the schedule of matches confirmed for extended highlights, overseas broadcast and live single or multi-camera footage:

Saturday 30 November 2019

Kingstonian v AFC Fylde (3pm GMT) – BBC extended highlights
Portsmouth v Altrincham (3pm GMT) – Overseas broadcast

The FA fee for this coverage on a Saturday is £6,750 per club

Sunday 1 December 2019

Northampton Town v Notts County (2pm GMT) – BBC extended highlights
Rochdale v Boston United (2pm GMT) – BBC extended highlights
Blackpool v Maidstone United (2pm GMT)
Exeter City v Hartlepool United (2pm GMT)
Gillingham v Doncaster Rovers (2pm GMT)
Peterborough United v Dover Athletic (2pm GMT)
Crawley Town v Fleetwood Town (2pm GMT)
Bristol Rovers v Plymouth Argyle (2pm GMT)

The FA fee for this coverage on a Sunday is £12,500 per club.

By FA Staff