Coyle salutes 'best win yet'

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Burnley manager Owen Coyle hailed his side's 3-1 FA Cup victory over West Brom at a freezing Turf Moor as the finest chapter in their fairytale campaign.

The Clarets booked an fifth-round trip to Cardiff or Arsenal after Wade Elliott's stunning volley and Steven Thompson's clinical double secured the Clarets their fourth Barclays Premier League scalp of the season.

Coyle's side bundled Fulham, Chelsea and Arsenal out of the Carling Cup and came agonisingly close to overcoming Tottenham in an epic semi-final encounter, but the former Bolton striker said: "It's probably the best (upset) because it's the one that counts just now and the Carling Cup is finished."

He added: "We'd love to have an FA Cup adventure similar to the Carling Cup and I stressed that to the players.

"Each and every game we want to win, and we were underdogs again against another Premier League team.

"I certainly thought we deserved to win and it's always nice to take a big scalp.

"Whoever we play in the next round - and we're playing away again - it will be an opportunity to get into quarter-finals.

"We will certainly be respectful but we've shown that we can win matches home and away."

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