HALESOWEN Town's FA Cup clash with Altrincham has been chosen for coverage by the BBC.

The third qualifying round tie will take place Saturday, October 5 will be streamed live on the BBC website, app, red button and iPlayer.

The BBC visited the Grove to meet with general manager Neil Broughton and to ensure that the facilities were up to standard.

The coverage means the game will be moved to a 12.30pm kick off.

Director Keith McKenna said: “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.'