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BBC to show Ashton Athletic vs Chorley


The BBC will broadcast the FA Cup third qualifying round tie between Ashton Athletic and Chorley on Saturday, 30 September with a 12:30pm kick off.

Ashton Athletic play in the North West Counties League Premier Division, the ninth tier of English football, and will face Chorley who are three levels higher in the National League North.

A game from every stage of the 2017-18 tournament will be streamed live across BBC Sport's digital platforms.

Ashton Athletic are 19th in their division, but have up to five games in hand on other teams because of their cup run, while Chorley are 12th in National League North.

Teams in the National League enter in the fourth qualifying round with winners of those ties moving into the first round proper, when sides from League One and League Two join the competition.

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