MANCHESTER UNITED followers face a gruelling 12-hour spherical journey on a Friday evening as their FA Cup fourth spherical tie at Yeovil was picked for TV.
United begin the FA Cup weekend’s motion as Jose Mourinho’s facet head south to Huish Park for a 7.55pm kick-off on January 26 in opposition to the League Two outfit.
The Reds are again on the field after their win over Derby within the final spherical at Previous Trafford was ignored by the broadcasters ending a run of 58 televised FA Cup ties.
United followers travelling from the North West will face journeys of as much as six hours to get to Somerset earlier than kick-off.
With the sport ending after 9:45pm, some supporters could have to seek out in a single day lodging.
The final practice again to Manchester Piccadilly leaving Yeovil Junction departs earlier than the tip of the sport at 9:31pm.
Manchester United Supporters Belief (MUST) have voiced thier frustration in regards to the lack of consideration given to tavelling United followers.
MUST mentioned: “But once more broadcasters have completely ignored the influence on away followers when condidering what will likely be finest for televisiosn scores.
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“Though that is removed from only a drawback within the FA Cup, we might urge the FA to take a look at mitigating in opposition to such points in future contracts.
“If the FA and golf equipment get an enormous chunk of further income on account of a sport being on TV, the least they may do is lay on free transport for away followers who’re affected by the sport being moved.”
Following Friday nights motion, BT will present Peterborough United’s residence sport in opposition to Leicester Metropolis or Fleetwood City on Saturday lunch-time, adopted by Newport County v Tottenham Hotspur at 5.30pm.
They are going to then broadcast Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion on the evening with a 7.45pm begin.
On the Sunday, BT can even present Newcastle United’s go to to both Chelsea or Norwich Metropolis at 1.30pm.
BBC will then present Cardiff Metropolis or Mansfield City v Pep Guardiola’s Manchester Metropolis.