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Back when Town were drawn to play at Solihull Moors in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup they would have been red hot favourites to go through.

The Midlands outfit were bottom of the Blue Square Bet North with just seven points from their opening 12 matches.

Since the draw was made, Moors have won two out of two, climbed out of the relegation zone and are on 13 points, just seven behind the Shaymen.

It has been a spectacular improvement.

Their victories have come at Nuneaton and at home to Gloucester City, both by the only goal of the game.

They have, however, won just one other game on home soil - 2-0 against Altrincham five weeks ago.

And they have lost the other five against Guiseley, Droylsden, Histon, Hinckley and Eastwood.

Of course, Town are also a different beast to the one that beat Lancaster City to make it through to the fourth qualifying round.

Manager Neil Aspin said he would know more about his side after games against Droylsden and Hyde FC, two of the better footballing teams in the division.

They may have lost to the Bloods last weekend, but they were badly done to by the referee.

And on Tuesday night the players ran themselves ragged as they defeated Hyde 3-2 at the Shay.

The players now know they have what it takes to match the best - they have also beaten Guiseley and drawn with Stalybridge who occupy first and fourth place in the table.

Transfer their efforts from the last two games into tomorrow’s tie and they can look forward to the prospect of a place in round one with the League One and Two teams.

Anything less and they risk disappointment at this stage of the competition for the third season in a row.