FC Halifax Town v Bradford City FA Cup tie to be televised

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The FC Halifax Town versus Bradford City FA Cup first round clash is set to be televised.

The West Yorkshire derby, which will take place at The Shay Stadium, will be on BT Sport from 12 noon on Sunday, November 9.

Separated from Bradford by eight miles and two promotions, the Shaymen qualified for the first round in style by beating Chorley 5-0 in a replay on Tuesday evening.

The Shaymen and Bantams will each receive £67,500 for the game being screened live on TV and the winners of the tie will receive another £18,000.