Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman says his team must treat today’s Thurlow Nunn League division one game against Swaffham Town as a cup final as they look for the first of the nine wins he feels will seal their promotion this year.

Benterman said: “I’ve learned this year that against the better sides, the players’ own expectations rise.

“We will treat this game like it’s a cup final."

The game at Rosemary Lane kicks off at 3pm today.

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