Reo-Coker 'gutted' in defeat

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West Ham captain Nigel Reo-Coker was left 'gutted' after West Ham lost on penalties in the FA Cup final.

A fantastic final was decided on penalties following a 3-3 draw after extra-time, with Liverpool eventually coming out on top as Jose Reina pulled off three saves in the shoot-out.

Reo-Coker, in front of England boss Sven Goran Eriksson, was magnificent for West Ham - who had earlier taken a two goal lead.

The all-action midfielder was a contender for the man of the match award, but at the game's conclusion was left to rue what might have been.

''I'm gutted, very disappointed because I thought we deserved to win it,'' he told Sky Sports.

''We worked extremely hard, it was a fantastic effort.

"It was a marvellous cup final, a lot of credit has to go to our fans.

"I hope everyone associated with West Ham is proud. It just wasn't our day today."