Date: 25th July 2008 at 4:14pm
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ACCRINGTON Stanley Captain Peter Cavanagh insists that the Reds can’t wait to take to the field on Saturday afternoon as Burnley visit the Fraser Eagle Stadium.

The game will be Stanley’s biggest test so far after playing reletively lowly opposition so far with games against Darwen, Cammell Laird and Rossendale United.

And Cavanagh can’t wait for the big kick off on Saturday 26th July as Owen Coyle brings the Clarets to town, in what will be a hugely anticipated game for both sets of players and fans.

Cavanagh told the Lancashire Telegraph: “Pre-season has gone well and, to be honest, we just can`t wait to get out on the pitch.

“We haven`t played much but we`ve had to do a lot of running and it`s been hard work. We`re all progressing well and we just can`t wait to get stuck into the run of games we`ve got coming up.

“I`m feeling really fit at the moment with all the work I`ve done in pre-season. The injuries are a thing of the past now it`s just about getting match fitness.”

The skipper also thinks the game will show what sort of progress the teams are making after the club was completely turned over in the summer with eleven players released and only four coming in thus far in Colin Murdock, Chris King, former Claret John Mullin and Jimmy Ryan.

He continued: “Burnley won`t want to get beaten by a League Two side so they`ll be determined to put in a good showing against us.

“They`ve always sent strong sides out in the past and I`m sure tomorrow will be no different.

“We will need to play well or we`ll get a run around. They have players like Robbie Blake, who has always been a handful when he`s played against us, so we won`t be able to drop our guard.”

Pre-Match review will follow shortly on Vital Accrington Stanley as the countdown to kick off continues.