Stockport County manager Jim Gannon believes his side can win at the first attempt in tomorrow's FA Cup First Round tie. Gannon's side have only lost once in league competitions during the whole of 2008, and he has told the Manchester Evening News that he wants to take that sort of attitude into tomorrow's game at Huish Park:
"We'll be treating it like a league match and going there to win. Given our form in the league on the road we'll be confident we can go there and give them a really good game. We'll definitely be going there in good spirits. But Yeovil have done well themselves with three clean sheets on the trot and a fantastic win at Oldham at the weekend. Russell Slade has done a great job to galvanise their players and get them strong. They'll be looking for a strong home performance in the FA Cup themselves."
Stockport went out of the Carling Cup and Johnstone's Paint Trophy to Leicester City and Bury respectively, with both defeats being on their travels, but Gannon denied that this meant that the Hatters did not treat cup competitions seriously:
"Sometimes people think that none of the cup competitions are important. But we want to be competitive in every competition. The league is important, but we wanted to do well in the League Cup and the Johnstone's Paint Trophy as well. The FA Cup is important and we've got a very strong squad going into the game."
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