Colin Stoner talks to the Scholars skipper ahead of tonight's momentous game...
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to work out the nickname of Chasetown skipper Craig Harris.
Yes, that right's, Chopper after the legendary Chelsea hatchetman of the 1970s who used to cut down attackers like a robotic lumberjack.
"I've always been known as Chopper. I do like a tackle, but I'm not as brutal as Ron Harris!" says the player from Netherton, Dudley.
But the Chasetown midfielder is hoping to follow in the footsteps of his current favourite player and Manchester United hardman Roy Keane to play the game of his life in tonight's FA Cup replay at Oldham Athletic.
Several famous names have already witnessed the Harvey World Travel Midland Alliance's record-breaking run - Frank Carson, Mark Bright and Mark Lawrenson witnessed the 1-1 Match of the Day draw with the Latics - but now Manchester United have helped the minnows.
After being contacted by Chasetown chairman John Donnelly, United offered Charlie Blakemore's mix of plumbers, builders, teachers and road diggers the chance to train at The Cliff, their academy headquarters and where the likes of Best, Law, Charlton, Beckham and Giggs learned their trade, to prepare for the biggest game in their 51-year history.
For haulage driver Harris, it will be another memorable chapter in what is becoming an epic book.
"It's a fantastic gesture. You read about the stars of United through the years and now we are following in their footsteps," said Harris.
"We're just hoping we might bump into some of today's stars. I would love to meet Roy Keane - I'm a big fan. I have read his autobiography and I was going to bring it with me in case I got the chance to get him to sign it. But I forgot!"
Harris and Co, though, will relish being treated to the professional treatment. With all their various employment situations, Blakemore had initially feared they would only be able to travel on the day of the game but they headed up the M6 last night on a luxury coach, watching a re-run of the first game, for an overnight stop in Oldham.
"Everybody will be in bed by 10pm with a mug of Horlicks - and I'll be going round to check no one has sneaked out," joked Blakemore. "The lads have been able to shuffle around the various commitments with their jobs so they could have 24 hours to prepare properly."
Chasetown face the tenth match of a momentous record-breaking FA Cup run which began in August against Causeway United but Harris is in no doubts that it will be toughest yet. Despite Oldham's stuttering form in League One, they lie six levels and 131 places further up the Pyramid than Chasetown.
"People say that the underdogs only ever get one chance of an upset," said 31-year-old Harris. "But we played well as individuals and as a team in the first game and nobody could say we didn't deserve a replay. If we all play well again, then we've got a chance.
"All we want to do is go and give a good account of ourselves. We don't want to let anyone down or embarrass ourselves. This has been a fantastic run and we just don't want it to end."