"Grays are a good, confident side and from the look of it will be playing in League Two next year.
"This is not some pub team we are playing on Friday night.
"I wouldn't be surprised if their wage bill wasn't bigger that ours for playing staff.
"We are not just going to turn up and roll Grays over, our attitude has got to be spot on."
"They are beatable," he added, "but they are still a good side, and if they are the standard of League Two then we are in for a tough game.
"I thought the fans were great on Saturday.
"We had nearly 3,000 in on a bitterly cold day so hopefully they will turn up in their numbers to support the lads on Friday."
"I said when I took over we had to be more consistent and that shows consistency.
"If we lose at home then it is all doom and gloom in Mansfield, I can't understand it.
"Alright we had a blip against Bury but we bounced back against Stockport.
"Now we've got a good cup tie on Friday and hopefully we can keep progressing."
full article in this weeks CHAD newspaper....