Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bogie Orders Players: We Have to Fight to the Finish

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bogie Orders Players: We Have to Fight to the Finish

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IAN Bogie has a message to his players ahead of Stockport's biggest game in their 130-year history - if you go down, go down fighting.

County are staring into the abyss, with anything less than a win at promotion-chasing Kidderminster confirming relegation to the Conference North.

The Hatters have never fallen as low as the sixth tier of English football but they need other results to go their way in order to avoid making disastrous history.

Of the teams immediately above them, Tamworth and Gateshead will definitely survive if they win while Lincoln City need a point away at Hyde.

Stockport are expecting close to 1,500 supporters to make the trip to Worcestershire in the hope of a last day escape.

"Stay up or go down, I want my team to go out fighting on the last day for the supporters," Bogie - who only took over as manager from Darije Kalezic in March - said.

Atmospheres "We've got to have the belief, the fight and the desire that the fans show on the terraces. …

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