Scunthorpe United: Alan Knill on a mission to end Shrewsbury Town's home record
He was the last person to win a league match at Greenhous Meadow, and Alan Knill wants to ensure it is the scene of United's first win of the season.
The Iron boss masterminded a 3-0 victory at Shrewsbury Town in March 2011, while with Bury – since then no other team have triumphed there in league action.
Superb home form played its part in helping the Shrews clinch promotion last term, but Knill expects that record to be put to the test now Graham Turner's side are in League One.
"Without being disrespectful, the difference between Two and One is huge," he said.
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"When I was in Two, I used to watch League One games and didn't think it, but it is.
"It takes a lot to be outstanding week in, week out at home and they'll come up against a lot of challenges.
"Today will be no different, it will be a different challenge for them.
"It's a place I've been many times and I really enjoy going there.
"We'll go play them and as long as we give it our best, it gives ourselves a chance to win.
"That's the focus – to have a real go and for the players to give it their best.
"If we do, we are a match for anybody in the league."
Scunthorpe registered their first point of the season at the fifth attempt, at home to Sheffield United last weekend.
But although results haven't gone their way thus far, Knill says today's opponents will have made a note of United's performances.
"I know them and it's a great club for running itself really well within a budget. The facilities are fantastic," he added.
"They deserve to have been promoted. They've been close a lot of times and this year they've done it.
"I know the manager really well, he's a great bloke, a real football man and has done a great job at Shrewsbury.
"He did a great job at Hereford and wherever he's been.
"He's a proper football man and I've got nothing but respect for him.
"We know the players too.
"It's quite a tough place to go.
"They've come up so they have some momentum and it will be a tough game.
"But they're probably thinking it's a tough game for them as well. They see our team and our squad and irrelevant of the results, they've probably seen some of the performances and they'll be thinking, 'they're okay these and sooner or later it's going to change for them'.
"We're quite sure that's going to happen and we're hopeful it's going to be today."