Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

City Ready for a Tough Test; EVO-STIK LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

City Ready for a Tough Test; EVO-STIK LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION

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FLYING high on the back of three straight wins, Durham City face a "totally different proposition" at home to Curzon Ashton tonight.

But joint manager Lee Collings insists that, provided they match their recent high standards his side can maintain their winning run.

"Curzon will be a totally different proposition to Mossley on Saturday," Collings said.

"They're up and at you, in your face, and if we don't match them they could steam-roller us.

"They've got a good manager in Gary Lowe, who I know very well.

"He's very experienced at this level and will have them wound up to give us a really good test. Two years ago when we won the UniBond North title, they probably would have run us close if they hadn't have had an FA Cup run that season.

"We had four real battles that year and this will be another properly tough game for us.

"They're on a good run and physically very strong but I'm looking forward to seeing how our lads deal with a different type of test. …

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