LIVE FA CUP TV GAMES ANNOUNCED
Monday Oct 31, 2011
THE Football Association has announced the three FA Cup with Budweiser First Round live ties that will feature on ITV and ESPN this month.
The televised ties will kick off at 12.30pm on Saturday 12 November when Justin Edinburgh's Newport County host League Two Shrewsbury Town at Newport Stadium live on ESPN.
League One high flyers, Charlton Athletic, will see their visit to FC Halifax Town's The Shay on ITV1 the following day at 12.30pm.
ESPN will complete the live TV double header on Sunday November 13 with Sheffield Wednesday heading to Morecambe at 3.15pm.
All six clubs will receive The FA live broadcast fee of £67,500 while the winners net £18,500 from The FA Cup prize fund.
Saturday 12 November: 12.30pm - Newport County v Shrewsbury Town - ESPN
Sunday 13 November: 12.30pm - FC Halifax Town v Charlton Athletic - ITV1
Sunday 13 November: 3.15pm - Morecambe v Sheffield Wednesday - ESPN