Sports English FA To Increase FA Cup Prize

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The Football Association (FA) in England plans to increase FA Cup prize money with the aim of helping lower league clubs, says chief executive Martin Glenn.

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The FA in October signed a six-season overseas broadcast rights deal for the FA Cup which was reported to be worth £820 million. Glenn said the FA could raise the current £25m fund because of the deal, which starts from the 2018/2019 season.

“The FA Cup is a great way of redistributing money to the lower leagues,” he said.

“The prize fund is £25m. We’re looking to increase that over the coming years and hopefully benefit the smaller clubs.”

Glenn also said the FA may look at introducing a “unity” payment which would help split money more equally.
 
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