Stoke will be tough whatever team they play - Robbo

Last updated : 07 November 2008 By Bigrich.....
Ahead of Tuesday nights trip to Stoke, boss Mark Robins has done his homework and although Stoke will be concentrating on Premier League survival (they play Man Utd the following Saturday), they will be tough opposition even if they only put out a second string team.

Robbo gave his thoughts to the Advertiser; "Stoke's priority is the Premier League and it is difficult to know what side they will put out. I would expect them to play their strongest available side but I would imagine they would think they can beat us no matter what."

"I've been to see their reserves and I know what we're going to be up against." he added.

The team will have a healthy travelling support ehind them, with ticket prices reduced and over 2500 fans are expected to make the trip.

"We took 2,565 supporters to Sheffield Wednesday earlier in the season but next week's following could well eclipse that. It's a fantastic response from the supporters." a club spokesman told the 'Tiser
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