Debut ends up with cup exit for goalkeeper Henry Gray despite penalty save

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New Zealand U-20 goalkeeper Henry Gray has saved a penalty in his first game for loan club Chelmsford City, but still ended up on the losing side.

Gray (18) made his debut for Chelmsford in their Essex Senior Cup tie against Redbridge.

The game, on December 12, 2023, finished 2-2 with Redbridge equalising in the 97th minute.

In the ensuing penalty shootout, Gray saved a spot kick but his side lost the tiebreaker 4-3 to go out of the competition.

Gray (18) is under contract to English Championship club Ipswich Town but the club have loaned him to injury-hit Chelmsford who play in the sixth-tier National League South.

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