S
SEARCH
M
SW
Collect News Data
Jan 11, 2021 at 8pm UK
StockportStockport County
0-1
West HamWest Ham United
 
FT(HT: 0-0)
Dawson (83')
/esi/1339/6_G_1_130276/index.html?art_id=429932&game_id=130276&sport_id=1&ESI

David Moyes: 'League form will not change our FA Cup approach'

:Headline: David Moyes: 'League form will not change our FA Cup approach':
West Ham face Stockport behind closed doors on Monday evening.
Sports Mole

David Moyes has insisted his approach to this season's FA Cup will not change simply because West Ham are prospering in the Premier League.

The Hammers travel to National League Stockport in the third round on Monday evening in good form having established themselves in 10th place in the top flight after a creditable run of results.

However, Moyes is adamant that their relative comfort does not provide him with a platform to mount a serious challenge for cup glory without having to worry about any resulting impact on the league campaign.

He said: "You take it as an insult when someone says, 'Are you going to go for the cup this year?'. Every year, I've gone for the cup, never once have I not gone for it. Nothing would give me more pleasure than winning the cup.

"Sometimes you go up against better teams and yes, you do need to use your squad players and yes, sometimes we need to use other players.

"But all our first team players will be there. We might need to fill one or two spaces with some young players because of Covid, etcetera, behind the scenes, but apart from that, we will be going with all our players."

The trip to Edgeley Park might have been a more testing prospect for the top-fight outfit had a passionate home crowd been allowed to attend the game, a classic David and Goliath FA Cup third-round tie.

The Hatters sit in fourth place in the fifth tier with three games in hand on second-placed Hartlepool and while promotion may be their priority, Moyes knows they will be out to enjoy their big day even if the stadium is empty.

He said: "It's a big night for Stockport, a big game for them, Monday night under the lights, television there – it's the sort of game you really want at that level.

"Stockport's main ambition will to be get out of the Conference and back into the EFL. But a good run in the cup...

"Unfortunately for Stockport, they can't fill the stadium with supporters, but certainly the television money will help Stockport in the future and be something they are grateful for."

body check tags ::

amp_article_429932 : Collect and Make Data not in DataBase  : 
last updated article - 2021-01-10 10:23:38:
html db last update - 2021-01-26 07:22:22 :

ex - 7200 : read : write cache and make html

Click here for more stories about David Moyes

Click here for more stories about Stockport County

Read more!
Share this article now:

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Read more about David Moyes Football
Recommended Next on SM
David Moyes: 'People should not pick on protocol-breaching players'
Tuchel 'wants to bring Haaland to Chelsea this summer'
Man City, Man United 'both negotiating for Gabriel Veron'
Craig Dawson eyes West Ham cup run after Stockport victory
National League Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Torquay UnitedTorquay Utd19124338172140
2Sutton UnitedSutton1694328161231
3Hartlepool UnitedHartlepool189362620630
4AltrinchamAltrincham208662422230
5Stockport CountyStockport168442517828
6Halifax TownHalifax207673124727
7Bromley177552822626
8Solihull MoorsSolihull148152013725
9Notts County157351913624
10Boreham WoodBoreham Wood166641812624
11Wrexham177372119224
12Maidenhead UnitedMaidenhead157352121024
13Aldershot TownAldershot187382627-124
14Chesterfield177282821723
15Eastleigh166552419523
16Woking186572220223
17Dagenham & RedbridgeDag & Red176381421-721
18WealdstoneWealdstone186392639-1321
19King's Lynn TownKing's Lynn165382134-1318
20Yeovil TownYeovil154562024-417
21Weymouth1843112031-1115
22Dover AthleticDover Athletic1431101132-2110
23Barnet1623111340-279
24Macclesfield TownMacclesfield00000000
Scroll for more - Tap for full version

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Premier League Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City19125236132341
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd19124336251140
3Leicester CityLeicester19122535211438
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham2010553024635
5Liverpool1997337221534
6Tottenham HotspurSpurs1896333171633
7Everton1710252821732
8Arsenal209382620630
9Aston Villa1792631181329
10Chelsea1985633231029
11Southampton198562724329
12Leeds UnitedLeeds198293235-326
13Crystal Palace206592436-1223
14Wolverhampton WanderersWolves196492129-822
15Burnley185491022-1219
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2054111934-1519
17Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton193882229-717
18Fulham1826101527-1212
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2025131548-3311
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd1912161032-225
Scroll for more - Tap for full version
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
X

We value your privacy

A part of our GDPR compliance we need to ask for your consent. We and our partners use technology such as cookies on Sports Mole to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic. Click below to consent to the use of this technology on Sports Mole.