Stockport County take on Nuneaton Town tomorrow hoping to get back-to-back victories after beating Forest Green in the previous home game.
Darije Kalezic will take charge of his first game against the side that are 22nd, knowing that a defeat could see County slip into the relegation places – but a win could see County move as high as 15th depending on other results.
County are just 12 points off 6th placed Luton and a good run of results with a few home games coming up could see County climb the table.
County’s new assistant manager Stuart Watkiss
“We all want to play attractive football, skilful passing football, but sometimes teams don`t let you do that,” Watkiss said.
“We have to play effective football – if that`s passing then great but sometimes we might have to mix it up a bit, get it forward into the strikers and get the midfield playing off them.
“We have to come up with a formation and style that suits the players we`ve got and we will. It`s going to be a challenging three months but we`re up for the battle.”
Stockport County Team News:
Sam Sheridan and Joe Connor are likely to miss through injury.
Alex Meaney may be in contention to start, Jon Macken could be on the bench with the other two loanees likely to start.
Richard O’Donnell should keep his place in goals, whilst the captain’s armband should stay with James Tunnicliffe.
Player to watch: Jon Macken
Once signed for £5 million Macken is the man to watch – can he make a difference for Stockport County?
Nuneaton Town Team News:
Keeper Ben McNamara has been slated for his performance and is set to lose his place to Coventry City youngster Lee Burge.
Winger James Dance, brought in on loan from Luton Town, is set to make his debut against County.
Player to watch: Lee Burge
A young goalkeeper making his debut will be under pressure tomorrow, he could make himself a Nuneaton hero tomorrow though!
Stockport County are 5/6 favourites to pick up the victory – we think that is an absolute certainty tomorrow.