Malvern Town skipper, Louis Loader, is looking forward to The Hillsiders attempt to make further progress in the Buildbase FA Vase, a national competition which has a Wembley Final at the end of it.
“We’ve overcome some tough ties to get to this stage of the competition and we want to get even further,” Loader (pictured) insisted. “That said, we know how difficult it will be against a side who have started the season well at a higher level. We’ve beaten sides from higher levels already this season and we fancy our chances against anyone on our day; we have a solid backbone through the team with pace and flair up top and out wide.”
Loader has called upon the supporters to also play their part in what is going to be a big day for the club.
“We are lucky to have such a loyal fan base who give us outstanding support home and away,” he added. “I am sure that we’ll have another good turn-out on Saturday and they will really get behind us to create a special Cup atmosphere. I feel that we have generally started the season very well. There is always room for improvement and we work hard in training to try and be the best we can. On a personal level I would like to notch up a few more goals for the club, maybe get into double figures, but for me personal goals are not as important as the team progressing as far as we can in every competition that we enter and getting promotion at the end of the season.”
Although this Vase tie will be played at Stourport Swifts’ Walshes Meadow ground - DY13 0AA. The return to playing home games at the HDANYWHERE Community Stadium is imminent.
"The new 3G playing surface and with the redeveloped dressing rooms and other facilities is something that excites Loader and the rest of the players."
“The whole club is buzzing at the moment,” Loader continued. “As players we can’t wait to get on the new surface; the new dressing rooms are fantastic and it’s great to see the way that things are progressing here. We have a lot to be positive about for the future.”