National League clubs Sutton United and Lincoln City have both been boosted by the news that their FA Cup Fifth Round ties will be broadcast live on television.


Lincoln City will kick off the Fifth Round when they travel to Premier League club Burnley on Saturday 18th February.

The tie will be shown live on BT Sport 2, with a 12.30pm kick off at Turf Moor.

Sutton United will host Premier League giants Arsenal at Green Gander Lane in the final tie of the round.

That has been moved to Monday 20th February, with a 7.55pm kick off and will be shown live on BBC One.

The club’s finances have been boosted by £247,500 from the broadcast fund and if they were to pull off yet another giantkilling they would be awarded £180,000 from the competition prize fund.

Article: Mark Carruthers (@marknldaily)
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