Davies reflects on Wembley woe

BY foxsports • April 17, 2011

Davies watched in disbelief as the goals flowed in with their opponents chalking up a stunning 5-0 victory at Wembley. Bolton, widely tipped to progress to the final and a meeting with Manchester City, were three goals behind at the break. Matthew Etherington, Robert Huth and Kenwyne Jones put Stoke firmly in the driving seat. To add to Bolton's misery their former player Jonathan Walters scored a brace in the second half. Davies said: "It was a horrible experience the manner of the defeat. The first goal was like something from five-a-side rather than on an occasion like this. "To see the goals going in, I don't know what to say. It was just one of those days. We will try and put it right. It is just a terrible dream at the minute. "We are all devastated and very emotional. It is very difficult and we feel ashamed and embarrassed. "We feel sorry for the supporters as they paid a lot of money to come down. We've had a lot of plaudits this year and we will take the criticism and stand up as men." Davies believes his dream of lifting the FA Cup is over. A losing semi-finalist with Chesterfield in 1998, he added: "It is one of those things, it seems to have got away from me. This was probably my best chance of getting to the final."

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