Whitehawk boss Steve King bans Everton talk after FA Cup draw

Steve King
Steve King's side are currently sixth in the National League South table

Whitehawk manager Steve King says he will ban all talk of a potential FA Cup tie at Everton.

The Brighton-based National League South club will play at Goodison Park in the third round if they beat League Two Dagenham & Redbridge in a replay.

But King has insisted that challenging for promotion must remain his team's priority.

"I will ban the name Everton around the dressing room and around the club," he told BBC Sussex.

"It's not what this is about - that (the FA Cup) is a bonus. We need to make the play-offs this year or get promoted.

"I have to put the boys' feet firmly back on the ground."

Jordan Rose secured a home replay for King's side by scoring an injury time equaliser in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Dagenham.

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