Phil Neville has urged his Everton team-mates not to let their FA Cup semi-final heartache destroy the rest of this season - or the beginning of next term.

Toffees captain Neville delivered a defiant rallying cry after Saturday's agonising 2-1 Wembley defeat to Liverpool, which ended the club's hopes of a first trophy for 17 years.

But with a place in Europe still up for grabs in the league competition, Neville said: "We're in seventh position now and the sign of a good team, a great team, is when they bounce back with victories. This is when we need to show our mettle and we're going to do that next week at Old Trafford."

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