Football - Latics earn TV date

Oldham are set to receive an FA Cup windfall after their fourth-round clash with Liverpool was selected for live television coverage.

PA Sport

Brendan Rodgers' men head to Boundary Park on Sunday, January 27th for a 4pm kick-off before the ITV1 cameras.

A statement on Latics' official website confirmed the club will receive a £135,850 "facility fee".

Paul Dickov's npower League One outfit earned the plum tie after shocking Championship Nottingham Forest 3-2 at the weekend.

The two sides met in the third round last season, with Robbie Simpson putting Oldham ahead at Anfield before Liverpool ran out 5-1 winners.

Former Huddersfield and Coventry forward Simpson also bagged a second-half brace at the City Ground on Saturday.

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