Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio proud of his players, but slightly disappointed his men could not hold on for a famous win over Doncaster

Chorley boss jamie Vermiglio had mixed emotions after his team earned a 2-2 draw Doncaster Rovers in the FA Cup first round at Victory Park

Sunday, 11th November 2018, 4:20 pm
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 8:54 pm
Goalscorer Courtney Meppen-Walter

The Magpies were just 12 minutes, plus, stoppage time, from dumping the League One outfit out of the competition after goals from Josh O'Keefe and Courtney Meppen-Walter had given them a 2-1 lead.

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However, an absolute worldly of a strike from James Coppinger in the 78th minute rescued Rovers and the two team will have to do it all again in a replay at the Keepmoat Stadium in just over a week's time.

Vermiglio admitted he was thrilled by his team's performance against a team several levels above them in the football pyramid, but there was also disappointment that his men had just missed out on recording a famous victory.

"I have a horrible feeling in my stomach thinking if we could have just held on a little bit