Pool miss-out on Everton cash windfall

Alex Baptiste celebrates scoring last time Blackpool visited Goodison Park
Alex Baptiste celebrates scoring last time Blackpool visited Goodison Park
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BLACKPOOL’S FA Cup fifth-round clash at Everton a week tomorrow is one of the three not being screened live on TV, which means the club misses out on a £212,000 cash windfall.

The live ties are Chelsea-Birmingham, Crawley-Stoke and Liverpool-Brighton on ESPN, with Sunderland-Arsenal and Stevenage-Spurs on ITV.

Tickets for the Everton game are on sale now to season ticket holders. The Seasiders have been allocated an initial 4,800 ticketss, priced £20 ( £16 seniors and £5 under-16s).

Any remaining tickets will go on sale to members on Tuesday before going on general sale on Wednesday. Everton will make a further 1,100 tickets available depending on demand.

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