Rowe: “We are in good spirits”

Rowe: “We are in good spirits”

Ahead of the home game against Wrexham on Saturday, James Rowe says he expects a difficult game against a tough side and he is relishing the challenge.

He said: “We are really looking forward to the game tomorrow against a Wrexham team who were in great from in November. They dipped off a little bit but picked up a win most recently against Dover.

“They are one of the biggest clubs in this league. They have aspirations to get back into the EFL and they have been in this league too long for their liking.

“We’ve got to go into it with no fear and play the way we want to play. Our home form has been very good under my tenure, so we have got to maintain that.

“We are in good spirits. We have got the majority of the squad to pick from and I’m sure whoever puts the shirt on will have a positive impact on the game.”

Rowe made six changes for the Boston United game in midweek with a couple of key players missing and he provided an update on some of the absentees.

“Tom [Denton] still has a problem with his knee,” said the Spireites boss. “He also was isolating with a positive test last week, so he’s had a bit of a rough time. Tom is unavailable unfortunately.

“Kyle [Letheren} is isolating at the moment and he will come back into the fold on Monday. Luke [Coddington] had a setback, which is why we brought two goalkeepers in. He’s further away than what we thought initially.”

Following the victory over in the Buildbase FA Trophy on Wednesday night, Rowe made three signings, bringing in goalkeepers Grant Smith and Adam Przybek and defender Gavin Gunning.

“We had to act quickly with Gavin,” Rowe said. “He was on the motorway, going to another club. I was very surprised he became a free agent. I know he can improve us; he brings leadership, he can play multiple positions and he’ll be a great signing for us. He’s a winner.

“Grant has trained with us for a little while, he has a really good attitude and fits in with the changing room really well. He’s experienced at this level and the one above, so it would be remiss for me not to take him in until the end of the season.

“I really like Adam. I’ve tracked him for a long time, he’s a Welsh international. I’ve seen him at that level and most recently at Concord Rangers, where he has done very well. It is the right time to bring him in and work with him myself.”

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