Workington Reds boss Danny Grainger insists the squad are not intimidated by the tall order ahead of them tomorrow.

The side are set to host a team two leagues their senior in the Buildbase FA Trophy as Farsley Celtic travel to Borough Park, ko 3pm.

But Grainger is adamant they will not be just making up the numbers in the clash, especially after their recent run of form.

He said: “When you look at the squad and the confidence we have got, there is no reason not to go in expecting to put on a performance.

“We need to make sure we don’t get complacent and take a step back.”

Their strong showing so far has been a source of confidence for the side.

And he added that the clash taking place on home soil gives the team a psychological advantage.

He said: “We have only dropped two draws all season. The lads are full of confidence.

“One of the first things I said when I took over was that we need to make sure that teams don’t come to Workington and enjoy it.”

Workington Reds will look to continue their of success despite the absence of star players, Brad Carroll and Gari Rowntree.

Grainger said: “We go into any game looking to put in a performance.

“If our run of form is right...we can be successful.”

The club is hoping for a bumper crowd to cheer them on in a competition where they have tasted success in the past.

Carroll is still on light duties having suffered a recurrence of thigh strain.

Grainger has also said he will be having a conversation with South Shields over talented forward Millenic Alli.

The attacker has now finished his loan spell at Borough Park but Grainger has been impressed with what he has seen of Alli, despite his opportunities being limited.