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The Verdict

5 November 2012

Chris Wilder on FA Cup progress

United came safely through a difficult away tie at Barnet in the FA Cup on Saturday to earn a second round game away at Accrington Stanley. Manager Chris Wilder was happy with his side’s performance, and quick to praise the professional way they went about their work. He told Yellow Player:

“I’m pleased because one slip, one lapse in concentration or a bit of magic from someone else and you find yourself out of the Cup. But I thought we thoroughly deserved progression in terms of the way we played from the first minute to the 93rd. We were in complete control in my view and had solid professional performances right over the pitch.”

Goals from James Constable and Sean Rigg sent United through and United rarely looked troubled after taking the lead, much to the Manager’s delight:

“We shut the door completely when we got in front and looked a threat going forward. We got into two or three other positions where we should score and we looked a good side today. We can only beat what’s put in front of us and there were a lot of decent sides put out of the competition today and it was important that we came through.”

United now return to League Two action tomorrow night as they welcome Dagenham and Redbridge to the Kassam Stadium “It’s the start of a big week and we’ve started it very well” Chris said.

See the whole story in Yellow Player, with this interview in full, the thoughts of goalscorer Sean Rigg and Match Highlights.

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