“As demonstrated by the performance at Southend United in the previous round, I’m in a very fortunate position that I can make wholesale changes to personnel without disrupting our organisation and structure. I’ve always maintained that players need to earn their shirts, so it’s a real opportunity for the lads who are playing this evening to show what they’re about.”
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“25-goal forward Mo Eisa has gone to Bristol City and hasn’t been replaced. Cheltenham finished 17th with him last term but now they’ve lost their top man, everyone is worried about where the goals are going to come from.”
Hot off the Press: with Jon Palmer of Gloucestershire Live
“Iñaki is very focused on the details and doesn’t let you rest on your laurels - he demands constant improvement.”
Roots: BEES sat down with Luke Daniels to discuss life on the road, working with Iñaki Caña Pavon and juggling parenthood and professional football
BeeTeam: three pages of interactive material, featuring spot the difference, spot the ball and number challenge
“As a manager it's fantastic to know that you have players available who are fit, in form and can make an immediate impact.”
Last Word: former Brentford and Cheltenham striker, Ben Burgess, is up for the cup
For all the above, pick up a copy of BEES this evening for just £2.50.
There will be pay on the day at Griffin Park this evening. Tickets are £5/£10 for adults, kids for a quid. Visiting fans can buy terrace tickets from the ticket office in Braemar Road while home tickets will be available on the turnstiles.