Graham Alexander knows Salford’s ascent, eye-catching signings and status have made them pantomime villains, but it is pressure the club continue to embrace as they push for a Wembley return.
Graham Westley insists that there remains life in Stevenage’s survival battle despite his side falling to their seventh defeat in a row in a 1-0 loss to Salford.
Stevenage boss Graham Westley could ring the changes again at home to Salford with the club’s English Football League status under increasing threat.
Manager Ryan Lowe saluted his “special” Plymouth team after substitute Ryan Hardie’s stoppage-time strike handed them a dramatic 3-2 Sky Bet League Two win at Salford.
New Salford trio Darron Gibson, Ashley Eastham and James Wilson will be hoping to play a part in their side’s Sky Bet League Two visit of Plymouth on Tuesday night.
Salford boss Graham Alexander rued a lack of ruthlessness after his side were held 1-1 at home by Greater Manchester rivals Oldham.
Keith Curle was delighted with his Northampton side after they came from behind to register a 2-1 win at Salford.
Salford could hand a debut to striker Tom Elliott as they host Northampton in Sky Bet League Two.
Darrell Clarke feels his side are slowly getting back to the “Walsall way” after a youthful matchday squad beat Salford 2-1 at the Peninsula Stadium.
Interim manager Anthony Limbrick remains in charge of Grimsby as Salford visit Blundell Park on New Year’s Day in Sky Bet League Two.
Oldham have no new injury worries for the clash with local rivals Salford at Boundary Park.
Graham Alexander was pleased Salford finally got their rewards in front of goal after victory over Crewe brought a five-match League Two winless streak to an end.
Manager Gary Bowyer rated Bradford’s performance as one of their best of the season, despite the fact that the promotion-seeking Bantams were held to a 1-1 draw at Valley Parade by Salford.
Matt Taylor praised goalkeeper Jonny Maxted as his in-form Exeter City made it three wins in as many League Two games with a 1-0 victory over Salford.
Colchester head coach John McGreal said it was “one of the best feelings” to see his side grab a stoppage-time winner and snatch a 1-0 victory over Salford.
Colchester will assess the fitness of full-back Ryan Jackson before the visit of Salford.