Boss Gavin Cowan has warned his AFC Telford United charges they will only play against Leyton Orient if they give everything they have in training, the Shropshire Star report.

The Bucks chief insists he is not picking the team for the FA Trophy semi-final first leg at Brisbane Road based on reputations.

He is doing so based on who shows the most endeavour on the back of last weekend’s 3-1 defeat to FC United of Manchester, with the squad gathering for what is set to be an intense session tonight.

“I’m a big believer in how people train, and how they’re playing here and now, not reputations or what they’ve done over the course of the season,” said Cowan.

“I want them to be on it. It might be people’s physical fitness, it might be their mindset, it might be that things just aren’t working for them at that moment in time.”

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