VIDEO: On this day...Spireites coach Crossley saved Lineker’s FA Cup final penalty

Millwall vs Chesterfield - Mark Crossley - Pic By James Williamson
Millwall vs Chesterfield - Mark Crossley - Pic By James Williamson
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Today marks 25 years since a proud moment in the career of Chesterfield goalkeeping coach Mark Crossley.

Playing in goal for Nottingham Forest against Tottenham at Wembley, Crossley conceded a penalty for bringing down the marauding Gary Lineker.

But when the England striker picked himself up to take the spot-kick, Crossley became only the second goalkeeper to save a penalty in an FA Cup Final.

The Welshman followed Dave Beasant, who became the first for Wimbledon in 1988.

Spurs went on to win the final 2-1, lifting the FA Cup for a a then-record eighth time.