WE start our LDV Vans Trophy campaign on Tuesday at Cambridge and I can assure all fans that we'll be taking the competition seriously.
It's a game we can win and who knows what it might lead to?
To play in the final would be a great achievement and I'm sure the fans would enjoy the day out.
I played in two Freight Rover Trophy finals for Bristol City in the 1980s so I know what it takes to go all the way.
They were great days out for me personally, and for the club.
Some teams will be tempted to field weakened teams in their ties, but there is no such thing as a weakened team at Chester.
I've got 20 players who I class as part of a first team squad. Any of those who I put out will be up to the job - I'm confident of that.
So I can assure the fans that we'll go to Cambridge and give a good account of ourselves. nI've been asked what I think about Friday night football a few times this week and I touched on the subject in last week's column.
I can see both sides of the argument.
I'm a traditionalist and like playing matches on a Saturday afternoon, but on the other hand I enjoy night games, too.
I firmly believe that coming to watch us on a Friday is a great way to start the weekend.
And no-one can say we don't entertain, even though last week's result didn't go our way.
The Rochdale match was fast, furious and action-packed.
I'd be surprised if the people who turned up at the Saunders Honda Stadium for the first time don't want to come back!
The more people we get into the stadium, the better we play.