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FA Cup First Round Draw

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Football fans will be tuning in at 1pm this Sunday in their millions to watch ITV`s coverage of this years FA Cup First Round draw.

This is when non-league teams, who win through from this weekends final qualifying rounds wait with baited breath hoping to be drawn against a League One or Two club, and the possible financial rewards associated.

Manchester City, who are busy with Premier League business this Sunday don't enter the competition until the Third Round, scheduled to take place during the first weekend in January.

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ITV and Setanta Sports have exclusive FA Cup television rights for this and the next couple of seasons, after paying the Football Association millions of pounds for the privilege.




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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 23 2008

Time: 5:05PM

Your Comments

I always enjoy the first couple of rounds watching the lower leagues slug it out.
Tudor
I've started dreading domestic cup competitions! I wonder why??
Johnny Baguette
if ITV and Setanta are covering it god help us!
merlin
It's called the Brighton effect JB - we all dread it!!
oliverblue
...and balloons and all....
alphieblues
oh...no....here we go again......
lincolnblue
Didn't the rags abstain from the Cup once? I think we should pull out of both dometic competitions for a couple of seasons on fans health grounds....
Johnny Baguette
With the right squad in Jan we can win this...maybe or atleast go very far.
ArabianKnight
All depend whose prepared to release their best players for our cause. January will require some big money.
Johnny Baguette
p.s or should I say Ballooned it !!!
alphieblues
We missed our big chance last season we had the perfect path to the Final but bungled it as usual.
alphieblues
 

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