After Sunday's loss, Rising manager Rick Schantz responded with a shrug when asked if fans deserved better. On Tuesday, he apologized.
Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp was headbutted by a fan in the midst of a pitch invasion following the play-off semi-final defeat at Nottingham Forest. A quite brilliant tie came to a dramatic conclusion as Forest keeper Brice Samba saved three penalties after a 3-3 aggregate draw. After he saved the final one from Morgan Gibbs-White to send Forest to Wembley for the first time since 1992, home fans streamed onto the pitch to celebrate.
The salary data reflects club-friendly additions and one designated-player deal that's already paying off for FCC.