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Gavin's agony

Posted on 8 February 2001  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

Gavin Kelly&rsquo&#59;s FA Cup dream is over.<P class=MsoNormal>Kingstonian were beaten 1-0 by Bristol City in Wednesday night&rsquo&#59;s fourth round replay.<P class=MsoNormal>Our reserve goalkeeper, on loan at the Nationwide Conference giant-killers for three months, had produced heroics in the run to the fourth round but he was finally beaten by Scott Murray&rsquo&#59;s 88<SUP>th</SUP>-minute goal at Kingsmeadow.<P class=MsoNormal>It was another late goal to break Kingstonian&rsquo&#59;s hearts &mdash&#59; they had led in the initial tie at Ashton Gate only to concede in injury time.<P class=MsoNormal>This time the Surrey side were only seconds away from taking their illustrious opponents to extra-time before the game's outstanding player Murray drove a low deflected drive into the bottom corner.<P class=MsoNormal>That was hard on Kelly and his fellow heroes who had defended very well without really showing attacking intentions.<P class=MsoNormal>K&rsquo&#59;s boss Geoff Chapple reflected: &ldquo&#59;The fitness definitely told - but they were the better side. I would like one or two of their players in my team.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;Their goal looked untidy but they all count - and good luck to Bristol City.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;I'm proud of my players, it's been a fairy story for us. But Bristol City deserved it to be honest and you've got to give credit where it's due. I couldn't see us scoring tonight unless it was from a set play.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;But we've run them close on both occasions.&rdquo&#59; Kelly remains on loan at the club until the end of February.<P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>