BACUP Borough Football Club has launched its first family friendly football match - with children under 12 entitled to free admission.

The fixture against local rivals Ramsbottom United at the club's Brian Boys Stadium, West View, Cowtoot Lane, will kick off on Thursday, September 7, at 7.45pm.

Management at the North West Counties Division One side will be launching a series of new initiatives to boost support within the community.

Michael Carr, sponsorship and promotions manager, said: "The team has had a cracking start to the season and we want as many people as possible to come and cheer the lads on.

"Fans are guaranteed a great game of football."

Contact Michael on 01706 872139.