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Tue 29
1st Team
Tue 29
19:45
Cup
Rangers Colts
C Howe (8'), A Yussuf (36'), D Carter (60')

Match preview

By Luke Turner
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The Moors are back in Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup action as the competition comes to the SportNation.bet Stadium. Rangers Colts are the visitors, with a quarter-final home tie against Wrexham the reward for the winners.

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Despite Saturday's defeat at Maidenhead United, Solihull have lost just two of their last eight games in all competitions. Four home victories on the bounce have helped see an upturn in form.

The Moors were winners at Kelty Hearts in the last round after a penalty shoot-out success, with the game ending 1-1 after 90 minutes.

The young Gers have defeated Berwick Rangers, Stranraer and Ballymena United all away from home on their way to this round of the competition.

In the opposite dugout - Graeme Murty

The former York City and Reading player was appointed head coach of Rangers Development squad in August 2016. Murty has had two spells in charge of the first team at Ibrox firstly acting as caretaker following the departure of Mark Warburton in 2017 and was then appointed manager until the end of the 2017/18 season after Pedro Caixnha left his role.

Murty then returned to his role as head development coach and led Rangers Reserves to winning the SPFL Reserve league last season.

Opposition key man - Kai Kennedy

The 17-year-old forward is a Scotland Under-19 international who came through the Rangers Youth Academy. Kai was part of last season's under-18 league winning squad which gained qualification to the UEFA Youth League.

He has been a regular in this competition for Rangers, using his pace and skill to drive the team forward. The tricky striker is comfortable on the ball and provides assists with his dangerous set-pieces and corners.

Did you know?

Rangers Football Club hold three world records.

League titles won (54), Trebles won (7) and Trophies won (119).

Team news

Cup permissions have been received from parent clubs for loanees Josh Neufville, Adi Yussuf and Jake Beesley to take part in this fixture.

Tickets

Supporters can purchase tickets for the game in advance by clicking HERE.

The ticket box office will be open for 'on the day' purchases, however we advise purchasing online to ensure smooth entry into the ground.

How to Follow the Game

Not able to make it to the SportNation.bet Stadium? Keep up-to-date with the game by following our live Twitter updates, along with behind-the-scenes access on Instagram.

Twitter: @SolihullMoors
Instagram: solihullmoorsfootballclub
Facebook: SolihullMoorsFootballClub
YouTube: Solihull Moors Football Club

Listen live on https://www.switchradio.co.uk

*Should the game end level after 90 minutes, penalty kicks will be taken to decide the tie.

Message to supporters

The Club urges all supporters to be responsible in their behaviour and actions. Solihull Moors knows that the overwhelming majority of our supporters do not indulge in anti-social activities and are passionate about the players and the Club. We appreciate this and never take it for granted. We adopt a zero-tolerance stance on anti-social behaviour and spectator misconduct. This includes - amongst other things - drunkenness, throwing of missiles and use and carrying of pyrotechnics (flares, smoke bombs), racist, homophobic or any other discriminatory chanting. Pitch encroachment is forbidden and against the law. Please DO NOT encroach onto the pitch, under any circumstances. Think of the damage you may be doing to your Club and also the punishment you may incur personally. It is important that bottles, coins, flares and other items not thrown at our matches. Again, we would like to thank the overwhelming majority of supporters for their backing and their understanding.

*Please note that supporters cannot re-enter the stadium.

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Match details

Match date

Tue 29, Oct 2019

Kickoff

19:45