Poole will do battle with old foes Frome Town in the FA Trophy at the end of the month, with manager Tom Killick wary of the threat the Southern League Division One side pose.
Killick told All Poole Aren’t We: “I think Frome are one of the strongest in that league below.
“I’m not completely in touch with it, but at the start of the season you would look at Totton, Cirencester, Frome, Plymouth Parkway and Sholing as one of the sort of powerhouses, if you like, in that league.
“If you spoke to most managers in that league, they would say that Frome are certainly one of, if not the strongest side in that division. On top of that, it’s away from home.”
Previous meetings have usually ended in favour of Poole, but Killick is expecting a tough game.
“It’s by no means an easy tie, but you could get a team perhaps at the top of our league, away from home, or a big distance to travel.
“I’ve always enjoyed going to Frome in so far as it’s normally quite a good atmosphere, they’re reasonably well supported. Hopefully it will be a decent atmosphere there.
“With us being out of the FA Cup, it is the last senior competition that we’re involved in, so it would be nice to remain involved for a bit longer.”