Leeds United's historic victory at Manchester United set for Tuesday night broadcast after landslide vote

LEEDS UNITED'S historic FA Cup success at Manchester United will be screened in full on Tuesday evening by the FA.

Tuesday, 7th April 2020, 9:43 am
Updated Tuesday, 7th April 2020, 9:44 am

The FA have been holding an online poll via their Emirates FA Cup Twitter page asking for fans to vote for which 'giant-killing' fixture they wished to watch in full on Tuesday evening with a 7.45pm kick-off.

United's 1-0 third round triumph at then Premier Division champions Old Trafford from January 2010 proved the clear choice with 55 per cent of 15,766 votes on Twitter.

Bradford City's 4-2 fourth round win at Chelsea in 2015 was next with 30 per cent, followed by Wigan Athletic's fifth round 1-0 success at home to Manchester City in 2018 with eight per cent.

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PUT IT THERE: Jermaine Beckford, right, and Patrick Kisnorbo celebrate Leeds United's 1-0 win at Manchester United in the FA Cup in January 2010, and now the game will be broadcast in full tonight. Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images.

Lincoln City's 1-0 verdict at Burnley from the fifth round of 2017 was last with seven per cent.

But United's fans will now be able to relive their joyous day of January 2010 and Jermaine Beckford's Old Trafford winner with the game screened on The Emirates FA Cup Facebook page and YouTube channel.

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