How to watch Town’s FA Cup clash with Portsmouth for free this weekend

Ronan Curtis (11) scores the only goal of the game as Portsmouth won in 2019. Picture: Steve Waller

Ronan Curtis (11) scores the only goal of the game as Portsmouth won in 2019. Picture: Steve Waller www.stephenwaller.com - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Fans will be able to watch Ipswich Town’s FA Cup clash with Portsmouth free of charge this weekend.

The two former winners of the famous old trophy - Town in 1978 and Pompey in 1939 and 2008 - meet in round one at Portman Road on Saturday as they begin their campaign.

The clash will be screened live by the BBC, with viewers able to watch through iPlayer and also through BBC Sport and its accompanying app.

MORE: ‘Some people have maybe been a little naive... what he does is incredible’ - Lambert’s praise for HawkinsThat means the match will not be screened by iFollow, as is usually the case with behind-closed-doors games.

The BBC stream will include multi-camera coverage as well as commentary, with former Town captain Matt Holland part of the team.

You can watch via the BBC Sport website, here.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus