AFC Sudbury’s Clash Against Colchester Amongst Six 2021-22 FA Cup First Round Ties Selected For TV Broadcast

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AFC Sudbury’s First Round tie against Colchester United features amongst six matches in the opening round of 2021-22 FA Cup selected for live TV Broadcast.

AFC Sudbury will welcome League Two’s Colchester United to King’s Marsh Stadium on Friday 5 November in a 7:55pm GMT kick-off, with the local derby selected for live broadcast on BBC Two.

BBC will also televise a second First Round tie under the terms of their new joint-deal with ITV, which sees St Albans City host Forest Green Rovers on Sunday 7 November in a 5:15pm kick-off, which also will be aired on BBC Two.

ITV meanwhile will broadcast four matches across the First Round weekend, starting with Barrow’s trip to Banbury United on Saturday 6 November on ITV4 in a 5:15pm kick-off.

Sunday 7 November will see ITV broadcast a double-header starting with an all-EFL clash between Sheffield Wednesday and Plymouth Argyle at Hillsborough from 12:15pm, before coverage switches to ITV4 for Stratford Town’s tie against Shrewsbury Town.

ITV will bring their First Round coverage to a close on Monday 8 November with the final tie of the round, which sees League Two’s Salford visit Dagenham & Redbridge, which will be followed by the Second Round draw post-match.

Full details of all six selected matches can be found below with fixtures to be played between 5-8 November 2021.

Date Match Channel Time (GMT)
Friday 5 November AFC Sudbury v Colchester BBC Two 7:55pm
Saturday 6 November Banbury United v Barrow ITV4 5:15pm
Sunday 7 November Sheffield Wednesday v Plymouth ITV 12:15pm
Sunday 7 November Stratford Town v Shrewsbury ITV4 3pm
Sunday 7 November St Albans City v Forest Green BBC Two 5:15pm
Monday 8 November Dagenham & Redbridge v Salford ITV4 7:45pm

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