Stevenage’s Dave Beasant is one step from more Wembley history – at 56 | Liam Curtis

14 May 2015 10:46
• Goalkeeper coach set to be named on bench for play-off at Southend• Beasant was first man to save a penalty in an FA Cup final at WembleyWhen Dave and Sam Beasant joined Stevenage last year it was always possible one of them would feature in this season’s League Two play-off final. Watching from the Broadhall Way bench as Stevenage drew 1-1 with Southend United in their semi-final first leg, however, was not the Beasant family member anyone had expected to find checking his gloves and fastening his shin-pads.Dave Beasant, the 56-year-old Stevenage goalkeeping coach who has not made a first-team appearance for more than 10 years, was pushed into service following an illness to Sam, his son and the second-choice keeper. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian