Press Preview: Away v Accrington Stanley Emirates FA Cup
All the news and views from the press ahead of our trip to Accrington Stanley in an Emirates FA Cup first round replay.
HAVING had a couple of tastes of what a big cup tie can bring Stanley skipper Seamus Conneely is ready for more this season. The Reds took on three Premier League sides in cup clashes last term, beating Burnley in the EFL Cup at the Wham Stadium before a cruel, stoppage time defeat to West Ham in the capital.
Goalkeeper Jonny Maxted says Guiseley can cause an FA Cup upset at Accrington Stanley.
ACCRINGTON boss John Coleman has warned his side they still have it all to do in tomorrow's FA Cup first-round replay against Guiseley. A second-round trip to Mansfield is still up for grabs after Stanley were held to goalless draw at Nethermoor and, despite now having home advantage, Coleman is taking nothing for granted.
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
PAUL Cox is not looking past Guiseley's replay at Accrington tonight despite the prize of a dream FA Cup second-round date on offer. A trip to Mansfield is at stake for the winners - an extra incentive, given that Cox and new assistant Adam Murray have both managed the Stags.
Guiseley manager Paul Cox admits that he responded with a wry smile when, as he sat at home watching the FA Cup second-round draw on television with his wife Natasha, he was handed a potential trip down memory lane.
GUISELEY manager Paul Cox insists that all the FA Cup pressure will be firmly on the shoulders of opponents Accrington Stanley this evening as the Lions strive to make their own piece of history.
Stanley have three home games in seven days across two competitions, starting with an FA Cup First Round replay with Guiseley this evening. That's followed by home League Two fixtures with Newport and Wycombe as John Coleman's men bid to stay in the automatic promotion places.
ACCRINGTON Stanley chief John Coleman believes the potential pain of watching other lower league sides have their '15 minutes of fame' in the FA Cup can act as an inspiration to see off the challenge of National League Guiseley on Tuesday.
Guiseley keeper Jonny Maxted knows from his family experience how much the Lions doing well in cup competitions means to all associated with the side.
The two sides drew 0-0 at Nethermoor Park with the winners tomorrow - with extra-time and penalties on the cards if it's a draw after 90 minutes - facing a trip to Mansfield in the second round.