Anfield trip offers huge bounty once Newport and Plymouth settle round two

20 December 2016 09:04
Clubs at opposite ends of League Two meet on Wednesday in an FA Cup replay with a prize of close to £500,000 in gate receipts and TV revenue for the winnerIt is the game they are calling the half a million pound match. Well, they could do. For the winners of Wednesday’s FA Cup second round replay between Newport County and Plymouth Argyle, the spoils are a third round tie at Liverpool. A share of gate receipts and TV revenue could mean either League Two side earning close to £500,000 as well as the chance of a footballing lifetime in facing Jürgen Klopp’s Premier League title contenders. It’s no wonder some people are getting a little anxious at the prospect. Related: FA Cup third round draw: Reading’s Jaap Stam faces return to Manchester United Related: Plymouth Argyle’s progress restored after Graham Carey downs Doncaster | Jeremy Alexander Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian