Date: 26th November 2013 at 4:20pm
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Assistant manager Paul Stephenson has said that Accrington will relish the test posed by Fleetwood Town tonight.

Speaking to the Official Site ahead of the game, Stephenson said that given our own turn in form of late everybody would be looking forward to the game as a proper test of where we are given how well Fleetwood are playing themselves.

Fleetwood have won four of their last five games, whereas Accrington are unbeaten in seven.

‘It’s a great game for us. It’ll be tough for both teams. We’ve got one or two hurdles to get over but I’m sure they do too. If we can repeat the level of performance we’ve produced in recent weeks and really get up and at them then who knows?’

Stephenson goes onto say that derbies like this is boils down to who wants it more on the day, and performances in some ways can go out the window because it’s about the result and bragging rights and players just have to do what they can to secure that, that said he knows the players are up for it, because the staff certainly are.

As for our overall turn around in form so far, the assistant gaffer is quick to point out that although everybody is happier at the moment, we haven’t really achieved anything yet and we have to keep this going.

Again as Beattie has mentioned in brief before, Stephenson backs up the thought that we can’t think we have made it now, and let complacency slip in, we have to keep working just as hard as before, if not more, because now teams know what we are capable of.