Date: 7th October 2015 at 12:24pm
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Manager Teddy Sheringham has said that he intends on picking a very strong squad for tonight’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy clash against Dagenham.

With the rounds other ties already decided following a busy night of action last night – well apart from Bradford v Barnsley which was postponed – it’s Stevenage’s turn tonight to try and book their place in the next round, and speaking to the Official Site Sheringham said that’s exactly what he’s hoping to achieve.

‘It`s a very important game for us. We need to get a result, we need to get our confidence back and we need to get back used to winning games. This is a fantastic game to be involved in with the chance to get through to the next round and have an eye on Wembley. Everyone wants to play at Wembley at some stage in their career and it`ll be lovely to go there. It seems like a long, long way away at the moment but why not?’

The gaffer went on to assure fans that he would be putting out a strong team that he was confident could take a good victory in the match to restore some confidence and give the fans something to shout about at The Lamex.

‘We`ll be putting out a very, very strong team, one that we hope is very capable of winning this game and getting through to the next round. We need to get performances. We need to be sound as a defence. Very workmanlike, organised and comfortable in midfield. We need to be strong and diligient but also with flair up front. We need to get back to basics of getting back to winning ways. That means all those things plus a team unity.’

The game is of course a second for the season against Dagenham with the league encounter at their ground ending one all.

‘It was a tough game, chances at both ends. We need to change that and make sure there are no chances are our end. We know their players and what they can do to hurt us. They`ve played different ways throughout the season, they seem to change their tactics. So we`re not going to know how they`ll set up and how they`re going to want to try and play on the day, but we know their players, we know their capabilities and we should know what`s coming and deal with it.’

Kick off is at 7.45pm tonight.