Everton cup draw delight for Boro Liverpool-born ace Tansey

Greg Tansey

Greg Tansey - Credit: Archant

LIVERPOOL-born Stevenage midfielder Greg Tansey is hoping to achieve a boyhood dream by playing at Goodison Park.

Boro have been drawn against Roberto Martinez’s Everton in the second round of The Capital One Cup giving the 24-year-old the chance to return to Merseyside and face the team his family supports.

Tansey, who signed for Stevenage in May 2012, told The Comet: “It [the cup draw] couldn’t have gone any better really, my family is Evertonian through and through as far as I can remember.

“It’s a good draw for the club more importantly, it’s just another game.

“It will be good for my friends and family to see me play at Everton.

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“I’ve never played at Goodison before competitively, it’s something I’ve always dreamt of really so it’s going to be an enjoyable night I just can’t wait to play there.”

The match will take place the week beginning August 26.

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