"I said before the game that the cameras were here for an upset, not to see us, and we needed to respond to that," Parkinson said. "But we didn't do it.
"We needed to make sure the players knew it was a big game for us and to put in a good display but it didn't happen.
"I wanted the attitude and the commitment to be right because that's the first thing you need in a game like that and it wasn't there.
"We had had Northwich watched and we knew they were a decent side and so it is really disappointing to have gone out."