Harrogate Town’s opening FA Cup match against Skelmersdale United will be televised live on BT Sport next week.

Town welcome the Lancashire side to the EnviroVent Stadium on Friday 6th November, with kick off set for 7:45pm.

And BT Sport have selected the game for television coverage, meaning Town’s FA Cup campaign will kick off in front of thousands of viewers.

Town will play Lancashire club Skelmersdale United, who currently play their football four divisions below in the North West Counties League.

As a League Two club, Harrogate Town enter the FA Cup in the first round for the first time and will not be forced to play qualifying fixtures.

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