Rovers have already banked almost half a million pounds in prize money for their run to the FA Cup quarter finals.

Victory over Leicester City moved Rovers into the last eight after wins in the previous two rounds against Norwich City and Birmingham City.

The Foxes victory netted Rovers £225,000, while victories in the fourth and third rounds earned them £120,000 and £105,000 respectively.

That £450,000 in prize money is further added to by the £30,000 the club received for being shown on BBC iPlayer on Tuesday night.

Gate receipts are also shared equally between the clubs, who receive 45 per cent each, with over 23,000 fans having been inside the King Power Stadium, which will be an additional income stream for Rovers.

All quarter final ties are set to be shown on television, which would bring further revenue into the club, while there is £450,000 up for grabs for the winner of the quarter final.

The prize money in the FA Cup dwarfs that of the Carabao Cup, with Rovers receiving £22,000 for winning through three rounds of the competition.

It is the first time in eight years that Rovers have reached this stage of the competition, having been knocked in the third round for five years in a row.

Rovers will be ball number two in tonight’s draw which takes place after the Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur tie.

Jon Dahl Tomasson’s side are one of four sides confirmed as being in the quarter finals, along with Manchester City, Brighton & Hove Albion and Fulham.

Southampton v Grimsby, Manchester United v West Ham United, Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur and Burnley v Fleetwood Town are the four ties to be played tonight.

Quarter final ties will be played on the weekend of March 18/19.