STATEMENT: BURY AFC (a) to be Televised by BBC

It has been confirmed that our First Round qualifying game in the Emirates FA Cup against Bury AFC has been chosen to be live-streamed across BBC Sport’s digital platforms.

The game will be played on Saturday 3rd September kicking off at 12:30pm being played at Ratcliffe FC where Bury AFC currently ground share. The game will be broadcast live on the BBC Red Button, Sport website and iPlayer.


Adults – £8

Under 16’s – £3

U5’s – Free

Programmes – £3

A game from every stage is be live-streamed across BBC Sport’s digital platforms, allowing audiences to watch the game live on PC, mobile or connected TV. Matches will also be available live and on-demand on BBC iPlayer.

Steve Rudge, BBC Sport’s head of football, said: “We are delighted that audiences will be able to share in the passion of the FA Cup from the opening stage of the competition. To highlight the tournament from first kick to last will showcase the desire for success in the famous Cup throughout the football pyramid.”

David Newton, the FA’s head of competitions, said: “The Emirates FA Cup is the world’s most loved domestic cup competition.

“We’re delighted that the BBC is widening the competition’s reach by allowing fans the opportunity to follow the drama live, right from the very start through to the showpiece final at Wembley Stadium.”

Directions: can be found on the matchday tab

CAR: Leave the M60 at junction 17 following signs for Whitefield and Bury. Take the A665 to Radcliffe via by-pass to Bolton Road. Look for a signpost indicating a right turn into Unsworth Street. The Neuven Stadium is on the left approximately half a mile turning into Colshaw Close East.

For those using Sat Navs Enter M26 3PE. There is a small Car Park outside the ground, but if the car park is full there is ample on-street parking available. We would appeal to fans, players, officials and Board Members to park considerately. 

TRAIN: Trains arrive at Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Victoria. Follow signs for the Metrolink (Tram) stop at either station and board the Bury Tram. These are approximately every 12 minutes at weekends and 6 minutes at peak times
TRAM: Board the Bury tram from any of the tram stops in Manchester. Radcliffe is the penultimate stop on the line from Manchester and the journey should take approx 25 minutes. After arriving at Radcliffe Tram Station, the ground is about a 20-minute walk. Turn left out of the car park and walk to the junction of the road (Spring Lane). At the traffic lights, turn right passing the Royal Oak Pub and follow the road for a short distance until the next set of traffic lights near Tesco. Turn Right again up Ainsworth Road, until you reach the Victoria Pub. Turn left onto Lowe Street and the Neuven Stadium is at the end of the road on the right turning into Colshaw Close East. If you require any more information on prices or times go to
BUS: The 98 Bus operated by Go North West is the only direct Manchester to Radcliffe Bus Route. The 98 stops near the ground, to see times, prices and other information go to The 98 also runs from Bury. Interchange.