FOOTBALL: Dunn urges Pinchbeck to deliver

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Market Rasen v Pinchbeck United (Saturday, 1.30pm): IAN Dunn is demanding focus from his Pinchbeck players ahead of this Lincs Junior Cup semi-final.

United go into the clash with struggling Lincolnshire League outfit Rasen as massive favourites – having dumped out a Skegness United side that are 26 points better off than their opponents in the previous round.

Player/boss Dunn is refusing to take anything for granted, but is relishing the chance of reaching the first final of his managerial career.

He said: “Everyone is confident, we’ve certainly got the ability to get the job done.

“But that’ll count for nothing, we need to go there and do ourselves justice.

“Some of the lads have never played in a semi-final, but I hope our quality shines through.

“I’ve had them watched and understand it’ll be a physical game. With the pitch likely to be bad, it won’t be pretty.

“They’ve got some old heads in the side – especially in midfield – and won’t be a pushover.”

Keith Gray (hamstring) and cup-tied duo Danny Maddison and Jonny Butler are Pinchbeck’s only selection concerns.

• Pinchbeck will visit Sleaford Town for a friendly match on Tuesday night (7.45pm).