Zola Taking Riverside Fixture Seriously!

Last updated : 25 February 2009 By Boro Mad
The Italian, who won the trophy twice as a player with Chelsea, intends to continue to field his strongest line-up, minus the injured James Collins, and said: "It [the Cup] means a lot, an awful lot.

"It is a fantastic competition and some say it is losing something but that makes no sense.

"It's unique. I always say it was one of my best achievements to win it as a player."