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Sheirdan eyes dream tie

John Sheridan has joked he will do anything to secure that dream away tie ahead of their third-round FA Cup clash with Port Vale.

The League Two outfit travel to Vale Park looking to make it five games unbeaten and Sheridan, who celebrates his year-anniversary with the Pilgrims, says they have a good opportunity of progressing to face a big gun.

"If we get Old Trafford, I'll put 12 on the pitch if I can - Micky (Adams) will be thinking the same," joked Sheridan on the club's official website.

"I've known Micky for a long time - he's an excellent manager and he is doing a good job at Port Vale. They have taken the momentum of going up last year into this season.

"It'll be a really tough game. I don't think people expect us to win, but I expect us to put up a good fight and, if we can play like we have been playing of late, I think we have got a good opportunity of getting through the game.

"I want us to go there, be relaxed, and believe we can win the game. If we give it our best shot, I do believe we have got players who can go and win us the game."

Tope Odabeyi has seen his loan stay from Bury extended by an extra day so the striker can replace Caolan Lavery in Sunday's clash.

Lavery's parent club Sheffield Wednesday do not want him to become cup-tied by playing against the Sky Bet League One Potteries side.

However, Wednesday have agreed to allow their Northern Ireland Under-21 striker, who has netted three times in four starts for Argyle, remain at Home Park for another month.

In goal Jake Cole, Plymouth's regular shotstopper in the cup competitions, will return in place of Luke McCormick.