This fixture has been almost an annual event over the years but in 2005 visits have become more regular with the reserve team having camped there for the second half of the home fixtures, something that will hopefully have changed for the new season.
Until two years ago it was always a reserve team that we sent for this fixture but that’s changed now and for the third successive season it will be the first team who take to the field tonight against a
Central defender Andrew Tretton has arrived from
As for Burnley, we know this time that Richard Keogh won’t be in the squad, and there’s no news as yet of any further potential signings, although this morning the national press have linked us with
One or two more youngsters could be included, I suspect Marc Pugh could be, and I think Steve Cotterill will select from Danny Coyne, Michael Duff, Wayne Thomas, John McGreal, Frank Sinclair, Wade Elliott, Micah Hyde, James O’Connor, Garreth O’Connor, Ade Akinbiyi, Gifton Noel-Williams, Brian Jensen, Danny Karbassiyoon, Graham Branch, Chris McCann, Kyle Lafferty, Marc Pugh.
It will be a chance for many