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Brown still buzzing as Jammers seek another FA Cup scalp

Maldon & Tiptree manager Wayne Brown says the feelgood factor following their shock Emirates FA Cup win over Leyton Orient is still strong ahead of their 2nd Round tie with Newport.

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It's the first time the Essex club, which plays in the Isthmian League Premier Division, has ventured this far in the competition.

Goals from Danny Parish and Jorome Slew secured a 2-1 win at Brisbane Road in Round One earlier in the month.

Maldon & Tiptree in training Credit: ITV Anglia

They'll play in front of a sell-out crowd of 1,700 on Friday night (November 29), looking to topple another club famed for it's giant-killing exploits.

In the past three seasons Newport have beaten SkyBet Championship sides Leeds United & Middlesbrough, plus Premier League Leicester City.

They also took another Premier League side Tottenham to a 4th Round replay in 2018 before losing at Wembley Stadium.

Wayne Brown Credit: ITV Anglia

But Brown says the Jammers have to concentrate on their own game rather than what their opponents have achieved.

They're good at what they do. They're very organised and tough to break down. But as I said we're on a high ourselves at the moment so we'll be looking to carry on our form. We want to concentrate on us, try and take the game to them, and impose ourselves on them to try and get the right result. The victory over Leyton Orient was a great day for all concerned for the club, supporters, players, staff. Obviously we really enjoyed it, and if you can't enjoy occasions like that when you've done particularly well in a football match, then you never will be able to. But we want to try and replicate that. we want to try and get as far in the competition as we can, keep striving forward and keep progressing. So that will be the aim."

– Wayne Brown