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Wenger not embarrassed by cup exit

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Arsene Wenger insisted Arsenal's players should not feel embarrassed despite the Gunners losing the Capital One Cup quarter-final to a Bradford team which cost a total of £7,500 in transfer fees.

The npower League Two side, currently 64 places lower than the Gunners, triumphed 3-2 on penalties after the match ended 1-1 following extra time at Valley Parade. Only one Bradford player commanded a transfer fee - James Hanson, who cost £7,500 from non-league Guiseley plus the proceeds of a friendly.

Asked if his players felt embarrassed, Wenger said: "You feel embarrassed when you don't give everything but I feel the team did fight and they will be more disappointed and frustrated."

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