It has been a familiar refrain in a season of league under-achievement but Bromsgrove Rovers celebrated another "best result of the campaign" to reach the Errea Cup final.
Having toppled holders King's Lynn in one of three wins over Premier Division sides to reach the semi-finals, Rovers last night put the Premier Division table-toppers Chippenham Town out of the competition with a 2-1 away win.
Paul Moore gave the Greens the perfect start by scoring on four minutes with a far-post shot before Sean Seavill levelled on 16 minutes. Rovers' winner came five minutes later when Joe Williams converted a set-piece at the far post.
Rovers manager Rod Brown had to shuffle his squad after Matty Smith and Neil Davis were ruled out before they travelled to Wiltshire which left the team with only 11 first-teamers.
"The players were absolutely fantastic - they did the club proud," Brown said. "I think it's ten years since Bromsgrove Rovers played in a cup final and I can't praise the players enough. It's been a difficult time and we were very much the under-dogs against such a good team as Chippenham but we were absolutely superb."
Hednesford Town were indebted to an 80th-minute own goal as they drew 2-2 at Hucknall Town in Nationwide North.
The Pitmen, who were thrashed 8-0 on their previous match, had the ideal response when they scored inside 63 seconds after former Hucknall player Leon McSweeney turned home Colin Hunter's cross.
Hucknall levelled on the stroke of half time through Junior Harding's long-range rocket-like shot and Lee Morris headed them ahead on 73 minutes. However, a Lee Williams corner on 80 minutes led to Hucknall defender Ali Asher firing into his own net.
All the night's other matches were postponed.
* Stourport Swifts' search for a winning formula will mean debuts for Andy Hodgetts, Troy Malling and Justin Jackson in tonight's Southern One West fixture at Solihull Borough.
The relegation-battling Swifts have signed striker Hodgetts from Pershore Town though he has indicated he will be available only in midweeks, while midfielder Malling has signed from Kidderminster Harriers. Swifts manager Roy Rencher is hoping to complete the paperwork so Jackson, a midfielder with Continental Star, can play.
Stourport have been dealt a blow after Andy Burgess was ruled out for four weeks with a badly sprained ankle.