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BBC reveal which FA Cup First Qualifying Round tie they will stream next week

The BBC will broadcast one game from every round of this season’s FA Cup qualifying, the latest to be selected is next weekend’s match between Maltby Main and Frickley Athletic.

It is the third tie of this season’s competition to be chosen after the cameras captured Haverhill Rovers beating Haverhill Borough 2-0 and Radcliffe came away from Prestwich Heys with a 2-0 win.


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Maltby Main currently play their football in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division, where they are the league leaders.

Their opponents, Frickley Athletic, sit 2nd of the Northern Premier League Division One East and are managed by former Maltby manager Spencer Fearn.

The tie will be live on the BBC Sport website, app, iPlayer and Red Button from 12:30pm.

Victory from this round will earn teams £6,000 and leave them three wins away from the first round proper.


Since the news of the selected FA Cup tie was made by the BBC, there was plenty reaction, some loving the choice of game, others were not so keen – take a look at those tweets on the next page.


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