Ilkeston Town's FA Cup clash to be shown live on BBC

Ilkeston Town's FA Cup home clash against Hartlepool United has been selected for television coverage by the BBC.

The Pitching In Northern Premier League S/East side will feature in the FA Cup fourth qualifying round, and the tie will kick-off as originally planned on Saturday, October 24 at 3:00pm.

Hartlepool United currently sit third in the National League.

So far in the competition, Martin Carruthers' side have defeated Shepshed Dynamo, Coventry Sphinx, Hanley Town and Alvechurch.

A total of six Northern Premier League clubs are just 90-minutes away from the FA Cup first round proper.

Ties involving NPL sides:

Stafford Rangers v Skelmersdale United
South Shields v FC Halifax Town
Ilkeston Town v Hartlepool United
FC United v Guiseley
Brackley Town v Marske United
Chester v Marine

Each winning club will receive £9,375 from The FA prize fund and a place in the first round proper.

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