Date: 14th July 2014 at 7:01pm
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Manager Keith Hill has confirmed that ahead of our friendly tomorrow against Halifax he intends to make eleven changes to our starting line up.

Speaking to the Official Site he talked about what he was looking for in pre season, and obviously talked a little bit about the game.

‘The pre season games are about whether the players are trying to do the right thing and whether you can see certain things you need to adjust. We’ve still got a four week period where we can adjust, change and bring players in if we need to. I’m looking forward to the rest of the pre season games including Halifax – and the result will be insignificant, that’s for sure.’

Hill goes on to say that rather than results, he’s focused on giving all of the players a good opportunity for a run out, to express themselves as they get fitter, and hopefully play a number of them into form ready for the kick off of our League One Campaign in August.

‘On Tuesday night there will be players playing in position they are not familiar with. It’s an opportunity to see how flexible we can be, as well as putting the players under stress in these games. We need to see players under stress because we’re trying to prepare for the season ahead.’

Referencing pre seasons in the past where games have been won easily three plus nil, without that pressure, and then not been able to hit the ground running when the season started, he echoes results mean nothing to him, it’s all about the response and the challenge and part of that now is giving a run out to those who didn’t start or feature against Flyde, including Josh Lillis who will be between the sticks.