It all came crashing down on us last Wednesday as our wonderful Carling Cup run came to a end in the most dramatic fashion. It left thousands of Burnley fans devastated. The impossible dream had almost become reality.
So the big night came and before it began, losing 4 - 1, we consoled ourselves with the thought that for a few hours we were in the last three of the Carling Cup. Manchester United versus Burnley or Spurs.