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Gaffer: No stone unturned

6 December 2013

Gaffer eager to reach round three

Manager Gary Rowett wants no stone unturned when it comes to reaching the Third Round of the FA Cup.

The Brewers travel to Fleetwood Town tomorrow (3pm) vying for a place in the Third Round and the Albion boss is determined make the most of this one-off all Sky Bet League 2 affair.

Rowett explained: "It is going to be a very difficult game, I am sure they'll have extra motivation and I spoke about it a little bit in the week and since the draw that ultimately they are as professional as we are they'll treat the game as a one-off game.

"I don't think the results previously are really going to change the game too much and I think it'll be a really competitive game again," he said.

The opportunity to reach the Third Round is the same for every League 2 club, the chance to draw a big team.

"Any team now that is still in the draw, every team will be desperate to get through to that third round and we're no different because I think that there probably isn't one team in the draw at the moment that wouldn't benefit from a big game in the FA Cup.

"Everyone is after that same prize, the unfortunate thing is that not everyone is going get it and half the teams are going to go out in this next round and half are going to be disappointed."

Rowett want his players to have no regrets when the 90 minutes are up on Saturday and is determined to get another positive result at Highbury similar to the 3-2 win earlier in the season.

"We've got to make sure we do everything we can to try not be that team that is disappointed.

"We've been here before, we've had excellent results in cup competitions but we know it'll be a tough tie.

"It'll be like a league game, in some ways I would prefer to play a team in our division away from home than playing a lower down team that have got a great chance of a cup upset," he explained.

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