Morecambe land huge FA Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspur

Morecambe have landed a glamour FA Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspur.

By Dave Seddon
Monday, 6th December 2021, 9:36 pm
Updated Monday, 6th December 2021, 9:52 pm
The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

The Shrimps were drawn away to face Spurs in Monday evening's third round draw, that a huge reward for beating Buxton 1-0 in the second round on Saturday.

Stephen Robinson will pit his wits with Antonio Conte at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium over the weekend of January 7-10, with details to be announced in due course.

The clash will land Morecambe a big financial boost, with them getting a share of the gate receipts and broadcasting fees.

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Although it is unlikely to be shown live on television, clubs get a fee for a highlights package.

Cole Stockton's first-half goal - his 16th of the season - gave Morecambe victory at Buxton in a game shown live on the BBC.

It was a potential banana skin against non-league opposition on a 4G pitch but they negotiated it.