Port Vale boss wary of Boro threat

Port Vale boss Micky Adams has admitted he is wary to the threat Stevenage Boro pose to his side when the two clubs meet in the FA Cup first round in November. Port Vale have recorded just one victory in their last five FA Cup home matches against non-lea

Port Vale boss Micky Adams has admitted he is wary to the threat Stevenage Boro pose to his side when the two clubs meet in the FA Cup first round in November.

Port Vale have recorded just one victory in their last five FA Cup home matches against non-league opposition and Graham Westley's side will be confident of adding to this record after an impressive start to the season.

"The club's history suggests we can't take beating non-league sides for granted," Adams told The Sentinel.

"Stevenage have a professional full-time set-up, have only lost one league game this season and are second in the table."


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It will certainly be a chance for Boro to show they can mix it in the Football League with many commentators suggesting there is very little difference between the top of the Blue Square Premier and the bottom of League Two.

"People say there isn't a lot of difference between the top of the Blue Square Premier and the bottom of League Two - in that sense it's as difficult a game as we could have drawn," added Adams.

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"It's not a home banker, that's for sure, but we're pleased with a home tie and it should be a cracking game.

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