10 ViacomCBS Upfront - Emirates FA Cup is coming

Chris Pash
By Chris Pash | 20 October 2021

The FA Cup, the world’s longest-running domestic knockout football competition, is coming to Ten.

10 ViacomCBS and The Football Association (The FA) today announced a media rights agreement for the Emirates FA Cup matches to be broadcast across Network 10 and Paramount+.

The competition officially kicks off with the First Round Proper on Saturday, November 6, and will continue through to the Final at Wembley Stadium in May, 2022.

Adam Cush, director of sport production, 10 ViacomCBS: “In addition to being the proud home of all the A-Leagues, Matildas, Socceroos and FFA Cup matches, we are thrilled to bring Australian audiences a taste of the world’s favourite game featuring the best English clubs and some of the world’s best players.

“The oldest and most prestigious domestic cup competition in the world, The Emirates FA Cup, only adds to our football credentials as the new home of football.”

James Ralley, head of broadcast and media rights, The FA Cup: “The Emirates FA Cup is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and our agreement with 10 ViacomCBS is a great example of the competition’s continued importance around the world.

“We hope that Australian football fans enjoy Paramount+ and Network 10’s coverage of its special season.”

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