Date: 8th December 2014 at 4:10pm
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Manager John Coleman has said he was delighted with the display put in by the Stanley lads as we battled to a draw against Yeovil Town in the FA Cup.

With a replay now needed, we are in the hat for the third round draw later tonight and having battled back from a goal down, arguably against the run of play, Accrington could well have gone on to win it with how we played.

Speaking to the Official Site following the full time whistle, a very happy manager said.

‘I thought we were fantastic. Yeovil had a 15 minute spell in the first half where they scored whereas we had a 75 minute spell but only managed to score one goal. It was a great game. It would have been cruel if the header had gone in at the end but it’s a fantastic save by Jack Rose. It was a smashing cup tie and a smashing advertisement for the FA Cup and the passion that is shown for it at a lower level.’

Coleman goes on to describe the players as being ‘tremendous’ on the day and he felt some of the passages of play we put in was ‘breathtaking’ and he knows the width of the post effectively stopped us from going through to round three in our own right, so he’s hoping we can put in a similar performance in the replay and possibly set up a plum tie depending on how tonight’s draw goes.

‘Although I’m disappointed with the result I’ve got to be pleased with the performance.’

Making it even better he felt was the fact we were missing players as well, both with our loanees not having permission to play, but also a couple of players missing because of a sickness bug going through the camp as he knows some players were really struggling by the full time whistle.