1874 NORTHWICH played nine matches in a historic FA Cup run that took them to the third qualifying round.

A huge travelling support followed them to West Yorkshire for a replay with Ossett Town last night.

They saw their favourites bow out on penalties after a goalless stalemate and extra time.

Here's a flavour of the reaction on social media:

Management team

Joint boss Wayne Goodison was characteristically philosophical:

Meanwhile Paul Bowyer tipped his hat to those fans that made the trip to Ingfield:


Goalkeeper Greg Hall followed Bowyer's lead, and applauded the supporters:

Midfielder Mark Jones' ears were still ringing when he made a typo:

Wide man Taylor Kennerley, one of 1874's outstanding individual performers this season, gives his verdict:

And he was still feeling it this morning:

Meanwhile Ben Woods, an unused substitute, was probably pondering what time he would arrive home after posting this at almost 1.30am:

It was almost 2am when football secretary Vicki England walked through the door:


Ossett Town were gracious in victory:

And to finish...

The numbers man Phil Annets sums it up:

Although perhaps not as well as 1874 Northwich themselves: