Sheffield’s Billy Sharp calls out Wrexham: ‘I’m glad we’ve overwhelmed them’


Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp had alternative phrases for Wrexham AFC following his crew’s 3-1 win of their FA Cup fourth replay.

Regardless of the fifth-division Welsh membership being the underdog, the striker was displeased with Wrexham’s complacency. Had the crew owned by Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney gained, they had been set for a house match towards Premier League aspect Tottenham Hotspurs within the fifth spherical.

“They performed glorious, however I feel that they had been disrespectful although,” Sharp mentioned after the match. “Just some issues earlier than the sport, pondering they had been already by.

“I’m glad we’ve overwhelmed them.”

Wrexham tied the match 1-1 with a Paul Mullin penalty within the 59th minute. Mullin missed a second penalty however Sheffield made their method again when Sharp scored the go-ahead objective 4 minutes into stoppage time. Sander Berge added a 3rd objective within the sixth minute of stoppage time and Sheffield took a 3-1 victory.

Sharp added that each Wrexham and Sheffield are doing properly of their respective leagues and wished them good luck on securing promotion to the Soccer League. Sheffield is at present 10 factors clear in second place of the English second division whereas Wrexham stands second, three level in need of first place within the English fifth tier.

Nevertheless, the Sheffield native thought that his membership deserved extra respect from the 2022-23 FA Cup fairytale crew.

“I wasn’t proud of what the way in which that they’ve been, as a membership, earlier than the sport,” Sharp mentioned. “Eyeing up Spurs, they haven’t even overwhelmed us. We’re an sincere set of lads and we need to go so far as we are able to on this competitors.

“They thought we might simply roll over once they bought again in it and I feel the referee was serving to them on that as properly. I don’t assume they gave me one foul tonight, that’s one of many issues that made us mad tonight however I’ve bought a smile on my face as a result of we’re by to the following spherical.”

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