Portsmouth to bank windfall as Fleetwood FA Cup tie date confirmed

The date for Pompey’s FA Cup third-round trip to Fleetwood has been confirmed.

Friday, 6th December 2019, 5:09 pm
Updated Friday, 6th December 2019, 5:10 pm
Brett Pitman celebrates his winner against Altrincham. Picture: Joe Pepler

Kenny Jackett’s side will make the trip to the Cod Army. on Saturday, January 4.

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But the tie will kick-off at 5.31pm after being selected for overseas broadcast.

That means both clubs will receive a windfall of £50,000 while there is £135,000 also up for grabs.

Pompey have defeated non-league Harrogate and Altrincham in the competition so far, with Fleetwood beating Barnet and Crawley.