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The Reaction: Yeovil 3 (2) Blues 3 (3)

Posted: Wed 28 Aug 2013
Author: Andy Walker

The Reaction: Yeovil 3 (2) Blues 3 (3)

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Lee Clark and Colin Doyle's reaction to a night of high drama at Huish Park.

A proud Lee Clark on his side's progression in the Capital One Cup...

"I'm unbelievably proud of my players, every single one, even the lads who unfortunately didn't get on. I'm proud of all my staff and the fans of this great football club for their support. I'm delighted for everybody concerned. 


"I said to my players before the penalties: 'no matter what happens now, I'm not interested whether you miss or you score, you've done us proud, you've done the club proud and well played.'

"I've talked about the young and sometimes inexperienced players but what I've got here is a group of lads, young and old, who are desperate to do well for the football club."

Goalkeeper Colin Doyle's view on the moment of controversy...

"It was a strange match. To reach the 90th minute and we think we've got the game wrapped up. Dan's (Burn) gone down with a head injury so I've kicked it out. I was expecting to get the ball back on the edge of my box because I didn't want to stand back on my line in case it just trawled out for a goal kick. 

"When he (Byron Webster) started running towards me I thought 'what's going on here?' and to be fair to the lad, it was an unbelievable chip but I've been in the game since I was 16 and I've never seen anything like it.

"When we ran over to their (Yeovil's) bench, it became clear they weren't changing their mind and, to be honest, our gaffer did well to tell everybody to get away because it could have got heated then.  We could have lost the plot and to be honest to the lads we did really well because we had a lot of youngsters out there tonight and to show the bottle that we did to come back was great.

"It was a great performance and we're glad we're in the next round." 

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