It's the third round of the FA Cup today and the biggest match is a David and Goliath encounter between non-league Hastings United and Middlesborough. Andy Dickenson was up with the birds this morning to meet the hundreds of supporters heading north.
Non-league Hastings United are preparing for the biggest match in their history. They face Middlesbrough in the third round of the FA Cup. We have been to see how the fans are feeling.
It's the ultimate David and Goliath match. Tomorrow, Hastings United will take on the mighty Middlesbrough in the third round of the FA Cup. The team, the fans and the town can't quite believe they've got there. But as Charlotte Wilkins explains, everybody's getting behind the Arrows.
Ahead of their so-called David and Goliath match tomorrow, Hastings United players have arrived in Middlesborough. The U's face the Championship high fliers in a third round tie of the FA Cup - the biggest game in the non-league club's history.
The East Sussex town of Hastings has a place in the history books once more - thanks to it's non league football team who last night made it through to the third round of the FA Cup.
As a Ryman League side Hastings United are two tiers off the Football League and now they've earned a lucrative match against Championship opposition.
Non-league Hastings United have reached the Third Round of the FA Cup for the first time in the club's history.The Arrows beat Harrogate Town 5-4 in a penalty shoot out after extra time saw the score level at one all.
They'll now travel to Championship high flyers Middlesborough in the next round.A record attendance for a competitive game of more than four thousand watched history being made at the Pilot Field.
– Sean Ray, Hastings United player / manager
"This is just incredible, I think it'll take some time for this to sink in. All credit to the team - every one of our players should be proud".