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BBC, BT extend FA Cup rights deal by three years

Wednesday 13 April 2016 | 10:38 CET | News
The BBC and BT Sport have retained the rights to The FA Cup until 2021 after reaching a deal with the FA to extend their shared coverage for an extra three years. Gary Lineker will continue to lead presentation duties on the BBC. BT Sport will broadcast more FA Cup matches from 2018/19, when they will show an extra live match in Rounds 1-5 of the competition, covering up to 30 matches exclusively live each year. BT Sport will also continue as the home of FA Development football, covering England U17, U19 and U21 matches exclusively live on BT Sport.

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Countries: United Kingdom
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