Date switch for Gulls’ FA Cup First Round tie

Goal! Asa Hall scores from the penalty spot to break the deadlock during the FA Cup Fourth Qualifyin

Goal! Asa Hall scores from the penalty spot to break the deadlock during the FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round match between Sholing and Torquay United on Saturday, October 24. Photo: James Fearn/PPAUK - Credit: James Fearn/PPAUK

Torquay United’s FA Cup First Round tie against Crawley Town has been put back a day - to Sunday week, November 8 - to accommodate BBC TV coverage.

The tie at Plainmoor will kick off at 12.45pm and will be broadcast on the BBC iPlayer and website.

It is one of 13 First Round ties to be screened by the BBC, with multi-camera coverage reserved for FC United of Manchester v Doncaster Rovers, Tonbridge Angels v Bradford City and Ipswich Town v Portsmouth on Saturday, November 8, Maldon & Tiptree v Morecambe and Hampton & Richmond v Oldham on the Sunday and Oxford City v Northampton Town on Monday, November 9.

The Oxford v Northampton game will be played after the Second Round draw (7pm).