FA paves way for more matches to be shown online
The plausibility of more games being streamed online was boosted with the news that the FA's recent FA Cup coverage set a new record.
The FA Cup First Round tie between Oldham Athletic and Leeds United, streamed exclusively live on TheFA.com, achieved over 176,000 plays on Saturday evening. This is believed to be a UK record for a free-to-view competitive football match on the internet.
The match was streamed as part of The FA