Darren Ferguson bemoaned his side’s inability to keep their sheets clean as they salvaged an FA Cup first round replay with a 1-1 draw at Stevenage.
Brentford boss Thomas Frank could not hide his satisfaction after watching his side dismantle Wigan 3-0 to move within touching distance of the Championship play-offs.
Tranmere manager Micky Mellon felt that his side’s 2-2 draw with Wycombe was a missed opportunity in the FA Cup first round at Prenton Park.
Neal Ardley admitted it was a case of practice makes perfect for Notts County after reaching the FA Cup second round with a last-gasp 3-2 win at Ebbsfleet.
Boston manager Craig Elliott dedicated his side’s 4-1 win over Carshalton in the FA Cup to the club’s fans.
Luton manager Graeme Jones is to consider employing a psychologist for some of his players after his side’s 3-0 Championship defeat at Reading.
Middlesbrough boss Jonathan Woodgate insisted he still has the backing of his players after his struggling side earned a point at QPR.
Austin MacPhee is hopeful Hearts’ emphatic 5-2 win over St Mirren will ward off any feeling of ‘panic’ in the club’s search for a new manager and sporting director.
Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio said he felt sorry for his battling players as they were pipped 1-0 by an 81st-minute winner at League Two Mansfield Town just when a money-spinning FA Cup home replay looked on the cards.
Richie Wellens felt his Swindon team should have eased comfortably into the second round of the FA Cup at Cheltenham.