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Davey's Men Ready For Rafa's Reds

Davey's Men Ready For Rafa's Reds

This weekend`s FA Cup fifth round draw sees Tykes manager Simon Davey lead his men to the mighty fortress of Anfield. With slight hopes of causing an upset, the reds boss gave his thoughts ahead of the big game:

"Liverpool are a massive club with world class players, but I will tell our lads to go out there and enjoy it. The players want to play at the highest level, and for some of them this is the pinnacle of their career."

The Barnsley gaffer never played at Anfield in his career, but is hoping to make his mark on his first visit to the Merseyside club:

"I supported Liverpool as a kid, so it`s special for me, and I never played at Anfield in my career, but this is a chance for me and the staff to test our wits against Rafa Benitez."

Barnsley have only just about fully recovered after their long and disappointing trip to Plymouth on Tuesday night, which resulted in a 3-0 loss:

"We`ve had to get some rest and recuperation after Tuesday night, we`ve tried to keep the players fresh and on Friday we`ll be working on our tactics at Everton`s training ground. The last thing I will tell the lads before they go onto the pitch is to enjoy it, and hopefully the fans will enjoy it too, and we can do them and ourselves proud."

Luke Steele will make his Barnsley debut in goal after joining from West Brom on an emergency loan. Tony Warner, Lewin Nyatanga and Jon Macken are all cup-tied.

Writer:MattyG
Date:Friday February 15 2008
Time: 2:15PM

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well done on taking this site on just need some of your fans on now. good luck 2mora at anfield. carnt see you winning but give them a good game. 3-1 to the mickey mouses
mick66owl
15/02/2008 20:16:00
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Yeah Welcome to Vital Matty G ..... it'll take a while but the site with gather pace.. Just look at Villas; Spurs, Arsenals & Pompey's they all started the same way as you and have a really active membership now..... Good luvk in the gae today, it's not gonna be easy but just remember what happened the last time you visited Anfield
Chix
16/02/2008 09:49:00
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Well done Barnsley, and extremely good debut match for Steele!
RussianHammer
16/02/2008 17:40:00
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Good luck MattyG and what a great start. Pompey in the Quarters??
eastneydave
16/02/2008 18:44:00
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Congratulations lads ...Youll be the talk of the tabloids tomorrow
80s terrier
16/02/2008 18:58:00
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well done you dingles. didnt think you would get a result well done
mick66owl
16/02/2008 19:52:00
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Although we at Wednesday hate you Dingles cann ot congratulate you enough for beating those robbing scouse ****s. Good luck for the rest of the cup run but not in the league!! :)
will it ever happen
17/02/2008 20:37:00
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Looks like you were ready for em. :) Well done.
Blue is the colour
18/02/2008 12:08:00
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