FA Cup match between Halesowen Town and Altrincham to be broadcast on the BBC

The FA Cup third qualifying round between Halesowen Town and National League North side Altrincham on October 5 will be streamed on the BBC Sport website, app, the red button and iPlayer the club have confirmed.

Halesowen Town FC V Lichfield City
Halesowen Town FC V Lichfield City

The match has now been moved to a 12.30pm kick off.

After completing a routine check of The Grove earlier today, The FA confirmed that the facilities met their expected standards and soon made it available to be broadcast live on the BBC.

''This is a great day for everyone associated with Halesowen Town FC and helps raise the profile of the club and the Town of Halesowen itself. We are very much looking forward to the game and can only thank the BBC for choosing us to feature on their famous FA Cup football channel.'' said Halesowen Director of Football Keith McKenna.

Halesowen have already beaten Lichfield City and Stratford Town in the competition and have reached the first round of The FA Cup on nine previous occasions.

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