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The magic of the cup! Goalkeeper scores dramatic last-gasp overhead kick

Ricky Drury, take a bow.

IT’S THAT TIME of year again when teams embark on what they hope will be a fairytale cup journey.

The FA Cup, without fail, throws up some endearing story lines each season and while the big boys are still months away from entering the fray, non-league teams are already scrapping it through the qualifying rounds.

With 80 ties down for decision yesterday, there was plenty of drama but none more so than at Carters Park where Holbeach United faced Worcester City.

With the visitors leading 1-0 heading in the dying embers, Holbeach threw the kitchen sink at their opponents in a desperate bid to keep their cup campaign alive.

And the pressure eventually told – in the most dramatic fashion possible. Goalkeeper Ricky Drury ventured forward for the late set-piece and this is what followed:

Source: Worcester City FC TV/YouTube

The sides will meet again on Tuesday.

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