FA Cup is Gosport Borough's main priority
CRAIG McALLISTER admits Gosport Borough could do without their Hampshire Senior Cup second-roundÂ tie at Bournemouth Poppies tonight (7.45pm).
Borough face a difficultÂ FA Cup second-qualifying round clash at home to RamsgateÂ on Saturday.
That is Gosport's priority but McAllister feels a win over Bournemouth will give his side impetus going into the weekend.
The boss said: '˜In a way we could do without the local cup game just before the FA Cup tie. A few of our players could do with a rest.
'˜After our recent results the team is playing with confidence. Winning is a good habit so we want to keep that going.'
Fareham TownÂ face Petersfield Town at Love Lane and are expected to makeÂ changes.
The RedsÂ drewÂ AFC Croydon Athletic in the FA Vase first round yesterday.
Pete Stiles insists that competition and the Wessex League premier division are his main targets.Â
The Fareham manager said: 'Our priorities are the FA Vase and the Wessex League. I will be looking to change things as much as I can and rest a few players.
'˜It is a case of trying to find the right balance because we want to progress into the next round if we can.'
HorndeanÂ are out to causeÂ an upset at Southern League division one side AFC Totton. The Deans also faceÂ Eversely & California in the FA Vase.
Baffins go to Bashley in the national competition, with ties taking place on Saturday, October 13.