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Sutton’s Craig Dundas says ‘dreams have come true’ as he makes league debut aged FORTY amid club Covid and injury crisis

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CRAIG DUNDAS admitted it was “a dream come true” as he made Football League historical past — and helped Sutton create a slice of it for themselves.

Sub Dundas, the club’s health coach, turned one of many oldest outfield gamers to make his League debut aged 40 years 207 days as 123-year-old Yellows secured their first win within the EFL.

Craig Dundas turned one of many oldest outfield gamers to make his EFL debutCredit: Rex

Dundas was referred to as up for his 568th Sutton look after Covid, accidents and worldwide call-ups hit Gander Green Lane.

The attacker, who has 109 objectives for the club, mentioned: “It was a dream come true. I’ve been in non-league soccer for over 20 years and it has all the time been a dream of mine to play in league soccer.

“It’s one among my greatest life objectives achieved. I by no means gave up on my dream. It was all about consistency, persistence and willpower.

“Not stopping till you get there. Thankful to the administration for trusting in me.

“I wished to assist the group get this large win. Main purpose is to remain within the league, particularly as it has taken us 123 years to get there!

“When the time comes to stop, my body will tell me. Hopefully for another season. I’m 40 years young.”

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Dundas changed two-goal Richie Bennett, who levelled on  58 minutes after Elliott List had put Stevenage in entrance ten minutes after half-time.

Bennett scored the winner from the spot on 63 minutes after Boro defender Terence Vancooten dealt with within the field and was despatched off. Sutton boss Matt Gray signed Oldham-born striker Bennett, 30, in the summertime.

Bennett scored the winner from the spot on 63 minutes after Boro defender Terence Vancooten dealt with within the field and was despatched off. Sutton boss Matt Gray signed Oldham-born striker Bennett, 30, in the summertime.

And Bennett believes he has “found a home” within the south.

He mentioned: “I’m settled. Everyone has been welcoming. Every participant wants to seek out the place they really feel snug to get the most effective out of themselves.

“The gaffer  has given me a lot of confidence.”

Stevenage boss Alex Revell says his aspect, winless in 5 league matches, should “knuckle down”.


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They have picked up  simply two factors in that run.

Revell mentioned: “What you have to do in these occasions is knuckle down, hold pushing, work extraordinarily onerous and hopefully Lady Luck turns slightly bit.

“Football’s tough. It’s on moments. Some of the play at Sutton was excellent but we still haven’t had that complete performance.”

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