No easy game, warns Whitby Town boss

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Basement side Belper Town visit the Turnbull Ground on Saturday (Feb 14) – but don’t tell Whitby Town boss Darren Williams it’ll be an easy tie.

“Nobody’s unbeatable and nobody’s guaranteed to win a game,” he said.

“Although Belper are bottom of the league, it doesn’t make a blind bit of difference.

“If we don’t turn up and do things right, anything can happen.”

The Derbyshire outfit, who recently appointed ex-Grantham chief Jimmy Albans as their manager, are 13 points adrift of safety, but Williams is more concerned about his team.

“We’ve got to make sure we prepare right and do it in a professional way– we can’t think it’ll be a gimme, because it won’t be,” he insists.

“Nobody’s running away with the league, we need to start making some ground.

“We haven’t really played teams at that end of the table since Christmas, so it’s a good opportunity to pick up a decent run.”

Williams, who has Lee Mason available again after suspension, says his players are champing at the bit but knows Albans will have his lads well drilled.

“Grantham were always a strong side, always stubborn, but it’s about us and how we approach the game,” he said.

“It’s about being confident and getting a positive vibe running through.

“I know the lads were very disappointed not to play last Saturday.”

The Blues’ game at Nantwich was one of several postponed in the Evo-Stik League at the weekend.

Kick-off at the Turnbull Ground tomorrow is the usual 3pm.