I'M so glad we don’t have VAR to worry about.

And I'm utterly delighted we don’t have to worry and moan about playing two games in two days, especially when the fixtures haven’t exactly been hidden to the world and there will probably be a shed-load of money on the table to ease the blow.

Life is much simpler in League Two!

All we have to worry about is our dear old U’s and, to be honest, there’s presently very little to worry about in my view.

The club are on a high, with our league form really good and Old Trafford on the horizon.

Winning at Mansfield was very sweet indeed and although I could not go, all the feedback I have received has been ultra-positive.

Mansfield is a tough place to win at.

They have some very well-paid players on their books to help with their current promotion attempt.

Brandom Comley’s goal looked great on the highlights and having Ben Stevenson alongside him at the moment has really clicked for the U’s.

It was no surprise then that we sought the postponement of the Bradford game because you need your best players available all the time for the league games and Comley is definitely one of those.

You could also include his fellow international Luke Gambin in that bracket.

We all know how good he is from when he’s played against us in the past and I don’t think it will be too long before he’s starting.

Adding to the feelgood factor this week is the news that Harry Pell and Diaz Wright are back kicking a ball in anger after injury.

It's a big boost to the squad, while also keeping the players honest and focussed.

Our only knock back this week was the hugely-disappointing decision not to show our Old Trafford trip on TV.

Let’s not beat about the bush, it all comes down to money, advertising and sponsorship in the nice and chummy environment that is the top of the English footballing pyramid.

The U’s will just have to show what they’re missing out on by giving Ole’s men one hell of a game.

Which is what they’ll also do against Coventry today, I’m sure.

It was perhaps one of the toughest first-round ties drawn out of the cloth bag but their away record is average at best, so I fully expect the U’s to beat them.

That’ll take us to Tuesday and I know all of the talk is about how many tickets Ipswich have sold and how relatively few we have sold.

For me, I have no interest in the competition design but I do have interest in our team.

I want to see them play a game of football, do well, build confidence, win and progress in every competition possible.

Tuesday is no different and I hope many of us will think the same and lend their support.

And finally, with ticket details for Manchester United on the horizon, the CUSA can help coach you there and back, so please have a look at www.cusa.co.uk for all of the details and updates.

Thanks for your support and good luck U’s.

Jon Burns,

CUSA chairman