FA Cup 2021-22: BBC to show Bromsgrove Sporting v Grimsby Town

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Grimsby Town was in the FA Cup third round just recently, losing 1-0 to Crystal Palace.

The FA Cup fourth qualifying round tie between National League leaders Grimsby Town and Bromsgrove Sporting is being broadcast by the BBC.

The Saturday 16 October match starts at 12:30 BST. It will be broadcast live on BBC Red Button and Sport websites and apps, as well as iPlayer.

Sporting are in two leagues below Grimsby, and have won three matches while not conceding to be at this stage.

Grimsby is playing their first tie in the competition.

The first round will be played between 5-8 November and the winners will go on to play.

Sporting are playing in the Southern League Premier Division Central, and have defeated Loughborough University 2:2, Worksop Town 6:6 and Welwyn Garden City 1:1 in this season's FA Cup.

This season marks the 150th anniversary of the FA Cup.

Grimsby was relegated last season from League Two and reached the FA Cup third round in 2018-19, before being defeated 1-0 by Crystal Palace.

After 10 games, they are now two points ahead of the National League leaders.