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Freeview | The Pre Rochdale Press Conference

Listen to what Michael Jolley had to say ahead of Tuesday’s Carabao Cup tie.

13 August 2018

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The Town boss has confirmed that the club will not be appealing against Mitch Rose’s sending off at Macclesfield on Saturday.

Speaking about what he is expecting from Dale, he said: “I saw them quite a few times last season, and they had an up and down season in many ways. They had a huge number of games to catch up on in the league because they had such a good cup run themselves in the FA Cup, and in the end they stayed up and I think deservedly so.

“They’re a good side, they play excellent football, and I think Keith Hill’s a very experienced manager who knows exactly what he’s doing, so it’s a big challenge for us.”

And his thoughts on the Carabao Cup.

Jolley said: “We want to win every game we play. It’s been some time since Grimsby did well in the cups, but traditionally Grimsby are a team that want to do well in cup competitions and has had some success down the years.

“We want to continue the momentum we started on Saturday, and obviously the last time our supporters saw us play, we didn’t play well, so we want to play well for ourselves and for our supporters.”

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