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Cheltenham ready for Everton test

Cheltenham Town's players are ready to welcome Everton to Whaddon Road on Monday night. Photo: ITV West

Cheltenham Town are preparing for their second FA Cup tie against Premier League opponents in a year.

Last season they played Tottenham Hotspur away in the third round and on Monday evening they'll host Everton at the same stage of the competition.

The Merseysiders are currently fifth in the Premier League, and have won the FA Cup five times, but a possible upset could be on the cards. Cheltenham are flying high in League Two, and Everton won't fancy playing at the compact Whaddon Road.

The game is a sell-out, and will also be shown live on satellite television, bringing much needed extra revenue into the coffers of the small Gloucestershire club.

Chairman Paul Baker says they will invest the money wisely and allow manager Mark Yates to add to his playing squad:

Cheltenham made it through to the third round after beating Hereford United in a replay at Edgar Street. Kaid Mohamed scored the winning goal in extra time. He says the team are excited and looking forward to Monday night:

Captain Alan Bennett believes Cheltenham have a chance of winning if they play to their strengths and Everton have an off-day:

Jermaine McGlashan signed for Cheltenham after last January's game at Tottenham, using money from the cup run. The winger is looking forward to facing Everton and England left-back Leighton Baines:

You can watch our Sport Correspondent Matthias Kurth's full preview of the game here: