Are your players really tired, or are you playing mind games?
Wigan Athletic: Hadzikic (6); Kelly (6), Kipré (6), Alese (6), Dasilva (6); Morsy (6), Powell (6), Power (7); Da Silva Lopes (6), Harriot (6); Cole (6)
Subs Used: Evans (6), Garner (6), Bell (6)
Oxford City: Dickerson (7); Ruddick (6), Clough (8), Bamford (7), Jefford (7); Moss (6), Sinclair (7), Ferguson (7); Iyamu (6), Longman (8); Tshimanga (6)
Subs Used: Wright (6)
Man of the Match: Ryan Longman (8)
Tony Pulis (Wigan Athletic):
"It was absolutely disgusting with how Oxford City won the game. They won by two set-piece goals. Set-piece goals. It isn't pretty. It isn't how football should be played. They should count themselves lucky. The pack of *********."
Ryan Ferguson (Oxford City):
"I'm very proud of my players. They put in a very professional performance today and got a very deserved result. We played some incredible football and on another day, we could have scored five or six goals. We created a number of chances, from open play and from set-pieces, and we did well to score the goals we needed to.
I am particularly proud of our defensive performance. We were unfortunate to concede in the way we did. Ben (Jefford) picked himself up after the incident and put in an incredible performance after that. He did well and certainly redeemed himself today. We deserved to progress.
As for Tony Pulis, I'm not prepared to discuss the situation. I think it is quite clear what happened. I am sure the FA will review the situation and look for statements in the near future. It is best to leave the matter until then."
Ryan Ferguson (Oxford City):
"It is a very exciting draw for us. Colchester United are a good team in EFL League Two who play a very nice style of football. They are dangerous in attack as they look to play the ball around very quickly and have a devastating counter attack.
Their manager, Tim Sherwood, has managed at the highest level in this country. To be manager of Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa is something to be very proud of and his background in football makes him a superb man for Colchester United. I look forward to playing against him at the end of the month.
It is nice to have the game televised. I think we have been quite exciting this season and it is nice to see the media believe we are a team the public want to see. We just have to give everybody a performance to remember now and hopefully we can continue our run in the competition beyond the Fourth Round."
"It is a f*cking disgrace that I have been suspended. Is a manager not allowed to show their emotions any more? Everything I did in that fixture was justified. I am not the villain here. Ryan Ferguson is. He prides himself in having his team work hard and attack with grace yet where did his two goals come from? Unorthodox set-pieces. F*cking disgusting, that's what it was. Win a game through proper goals, not through set-pieces. Absolute disgrace.
I did nothing wrong. I can't wait to manage against that pathetic little club again. I can't wait to put them in their place. It is a small club with no chance of success because it is managed by a deluded *ss-wipe who thinks he knows how to manage football. Well, I can't wait to welcome him to the real world when I ruin his f*cking club in the future. I'm coming for you you smug pr*ck."
Oxford City: Dickerson (7); Ruddick (7), Clough (7), Bamford (7), Jefford (7); Moss (7), Sinclair (7), Ferguson (9); Iyamu (7), Longman (9); Tshimanga (8)
Subs Used: Chapman (N/A), Pickles (N/A), Coombes (N/A)
Colchester United: Barnes (6); Jackson (6), Kent (6), Prosser (6), Vincent-Young (5); Lapslie (6), Comley (6); Senior (6), Dickenson (6); Richards (7)
Subs Used: Szmodics (6), Pell (6), Eastman (6)
Player of the Match: Ryan Longman (9)
Ryan Ferguson (Oxford City Manager):
"I think that was one of our best ever performances. Our performance in the last round was very controlled, but in this round we took our chances much better too. There was a spell in the first half where we looked like scoring five, six, seven, eight goals and we very well could have secured a record victory here today.
All the credit has to go to the players for this one. They have been magnificent since I first arrived here and today we can celebrate an incredible victory over a very strong opposition side. We did well today and we deserve to be in the next round."
Tim Sherwood (Colchester United Manager):
"Credit has to go to Oxford City today. The media have been talking about them for a long time and you can see why. They play like a team several divisions above them and they outplayed us today. Their off-the-ball pressing and movement, their control of the ball in possession, their decision making. It was all first-class and they deserved to go through.
We perhaps could have done better with our defensive reactions in some moments in the game. It is something for us to work on and improve for the future. We still have plenty to play for this season and we cannot afford to throw it all away now."
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