The Mansfield chief executive told ESPN after the Mansfield v Liverpool game:
"I have enjoyed the day but it feels like it was stolen from us, whether it was deliberate or not. I feel it should be sorted out, we put up a sterling effort and we are proud of ourselves.
"It was not in our favour and we should have had at least a replay. Handballs are obviously de rigueur in this game we play."
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