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This is every kid’s dream

Rochdale hero Steve Davies hailed the League One strugglers’ spirit when they snatched a well-known FA Cup draw towards Tottenham.

19 Feb 2018, 00:17 IST

This is every kid's dream


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Steve Davies ratings for Rochdale towards Tottenham

Steven Davies hailed a “special” second after his 93rd-minute function fired Rochdale to a memorable 2-2 draw with Premier League Tottenham within the FA Cup.

Keith Hill’s facet are backside of League One, however delivered a firstclass efficiency on their re-laid Spotland pitch that merited the Wembley go back and forth that may accompany their replay.

Spurs seemed to have escaped with a win when Harry Kane buried an 88th-minute penalty after Lucas Moura scored on his complete debut to cancel out Rochdale captain Ian Henderson’s opener.

But journeyman striker Davies produced a peaceful end with time working out to sprinkle some well-known FA Cup magic at the 5th spherical.

Davies informed BBC Sport: “I have been out injured for seven weeks and I have discovered it very tricky to get again into the crew. Today Calvin [Andrew] ignored out and he is been good.

“I have executed my activity and completed it.

“When you have a look at it, you have a look at at the present time and the way particular it is. I feel you go searching, it was once written wasn’t it? 

“I thought we did enough to win it. They bring the big fellas on and you’re hanging in there but we’ve got great team spirit and we’ll never give up.”

On the impending go back and forth to Wembley, Davies added: “It’s every kid’s dream and we’re going to be lucky enough to go there and hopefully put a good performance in and do ourselves proud.”

Before the past due carnage, Dale captain Henderson gave the look of enjoying the hero position after a brilliantly taken effort on the point of half-time.

No participant has scored greater than Henderson’s six FA Cup targets this season and the previous Norwich striker idea the third-tier facet had been neatly price their well-known outcome.

He stated: “To get a draw towards a Premier League membership, you’ll listen the enthusiasts now what it method to them, the avid gamers, the control group of workers, the board of administrators…We can’t wait to visit Wembley to play them.

“I knew we would at all times have a chance, there may be at all times an opportunity when the ball comes into the field, particularly with Steveo on, he is an incredible finisher. We deserved that lately.

“I’ve always dreamed of playing at Wembley and now I can say that I’ve played there… well hopefully if I’m fit and picked!”

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