MANAGER Danny Holmes is calling for “consistency” ahead of his charges’ start to the FA Trophy.

Wimborne Town entertain Southern League South rivals Taunton on Saturday (3pm), and after a first win since September on Tuesday night against Dorchester, Holmes is hoping his side can string a few results together in both cup competitions and the league.

Holmes told Radio Wimborne: “It’s nice to get a win in the league, right before cup duties and hopefully to get a run. All I’m looking for is a bit of consistency.”

Magpies have only ever reached the first round proper of the FA Trophy on one occasion, back in 2014-15 season.

Wimborne played Taunton in the league in August, losing 3-0.

"We played them earlier in the season and we didn’t do ourselves any justice," said Holmes.

"I think we played into trouble a lot. We made our own problems. I’d certainly like to think that won’t happen this time because you learn by your mistakes.

"I’ve got a good idea how they’ll set up but if we play like we did on Tuesday, we’ll go close, we’ll do well. Nobody really likes coming here but we played into their hands last time, Taunton. We’ll certainly not be looking to do that this time."

Holmes intends to rotate his squad tomorrow, with new signing Rico Wilson ruled out with an ankle injury.

“He’s probably a few weeks away," said the Magpies boss.

"He hasn’t played properly for two years, but I’ve heard really good reports about him. He’s a proper poacher, and there aren’t many strikers in the local area."