WBA’s Bryan Robson is still winless and yesterday, he could be forgiven for pointing a finger at referee Peter Wilson, the latter letting Lomana LuaLua’s last minute winner stand despite the Congolese striker (above) being a offside by a good 5 yards.
On Sunday, non-league Hinckley United forced a replay of their 2nd round F.A. Cup tie with Brentford via a scoreless draw at Middlefield Lane. The Bees’ John Salako (above, right) missed a 2nd half penalty, ensuring a return trip to Griffin Park.
The Conference’s Exeter City, winners of a 2nd round tie yesterday against Doncaster Rovers, 2-1, will travel to Manchester United in the next stage of the competition. QPR, who lost Saturday’s League Championship match away at Nottingham Forest, will play the same club at Loftus Road in the 3rd Round, matches to be played the weekend of January 8 and 9.