+FA Youth Cup countdown
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Pat Holland has started to turn his attentions to the FA Youth Cup tie against Nottingham Forest at White Hart Lane on December 7.
Our Academy lads have one more game to prepare before the big one at the Lane.
Pat explained that it has been harder to establish a consistent side this season with the change to an Under-18 league from Under-19 and Under-17.
"It's question of what formation we'll play," said coach Pat. "Jamie O'Hara came back into the side on Saturday after being with the reserve squad, that was pleasing, and hopefully we'll have Phil Ifil back as well.
"The only thing we haven't had is the cohesion of the side leading up to it and in the years we've done well the team pattermn has been in place.
"Even the side that got to the quarter-finals in 2003, that team pattern had been in place for a long time with Mark Yeates playing off the front two.
"This season hasn't been like that and that is worrying me a little, where we haven't got that pattern and all the lads are comfortable going into it.
"I'm sure it will be a good footballing game because both sides will want to play a bit and it will be all about who has the temperament on the night."