I spoke to Graham at lunchtime for a quick update before tomorrow’s game against Dover.
Graham sees the game as another potentially tough match, although they’ve just lost two on the bounce, so it might be a good time to be playing them. On the injury front, Jon Boardman is available for selection, despite going off at half-time on Saturday. Aswad Thomas, who was also substituted late on in the Hendon game with a sore groin, might, however, be struggling to play tomorrow. Tony Sinclair has happily got over the flu that ruled him out on Saturday, but because he’s not trained for a while, a decision will be taken tomorrow to consider whether or not he will be fit enough to make the squad.
I also asked Graham for his reaction to yesterday’s FA Cup draw. “He has no complaints and thinks it’s not a bad draw. He’s hoping for a good crowd to watch the game and, this combined with the additional revenue that’s at stake, makes it an important game for the club. Although it’s a massive task, we are the underdogs and it’s nice to be the outsiders for a change.”