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Thatcham's FA Cup tie selected for BBC

The Kingfishers host Salisbury in the first qualifying round on Saturday

Liam Headd

Liam Headd


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Thatcham's FA Cup tie selected for BBC

THATCHAM Town's FA Cup first qualifying round tie against Salisbury at the Stacatruc Stadium will be shown live on the BBC.

Thatcham cruised into this round after a convincing 7-1 victory against Andover New Street in the preliminary round towards the end of last month.

The match takes place on September 7, with kick-off being at 12.30 and will be streamed on the BBC Sport website, app and iPlayer.

Salisbury, who ply their trade in the Southern League Premier Division South (one league above Thatcham), are managed by  former Leicester City and Portsmouth striker, Steve Claridge

Prior to Saturday's game, the Kingfishers beat Cirencester Town 3-0 in the Southern League Division 1 South on Tuesday evening.

The club have maintained their impressive start to the season, having won four and drawn one of their four league games.

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