"Like most clubs, we've been around. We've played against teams in the Welsh league and in Canada where people were stood on a hill watching us.
"It's like Arsenal or Tottenham coming to Ninian Park and people saying the ground will have an effect - it doesn't because players travel halfway around the world to play in different stadiums these days.
"If the atmosphere was to affect my players I would be very disappointed. If it would affect us going to Chasetown, how would we be in places like Arsenal or Tottenham?
"So the players won't fall into that trap - we're fully expecting a tough game but we've prepared as we would for any other game and confident of ."
Championship Cardiff City face the minnows of Chasetown, but on their own patch. A capacity crowd of 2,000 will be packed into the tiny ground.