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For many aspiring footballers who grew up watching Premier League football in the 1990s, the image of David Beckham lobbing Neil Sullivan from the half way line for Manchester United against Wimbledon in 1996 is an enduring one.

That was 20 years ago last week and a moment that Chester FC midfielder Elliott Durrell watched on television as a six-year-old. A memorable moment in modern British football that signalled the arrival of Beckham.

Fast forward two decades and Durrell found himself in a similar position, spotting Boreham Wood goalkeeper Grant Smith well off his line and, with Chester trailing 1-0 at the time, there was only one thing in his mind.

"I saw him off his line a phase of play before that and I wasn't in a position to let loose but I've challenged their full back as the ball has come out and I knew he was too far off his line to make it back if I got it right and it was one of those that you take all day long," said Durrell, who emerged from the bench to snatch a point for the Blues in a 1-1 draw at Meadow Park.

"Growing up my idol was David Beckham and it has been in the press this week that he burst onto the scene with a goal like that and the amount of times I have watched him do that against Wimbledon, as soon as I got the ball at my feet and saw where the keeper was I knew that there was only one thing that I was doing."

The goal ended a two-match losing streak for Chester and provided a welcome platform on which to build ahead of two games in three days, starting with a home clash against Sutton United on Saturday.

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And Durrell says that the result can be a panacea to Chester's tough start and insists that both he and the rest of the squad still have lofty ambitions this season.

He said: "It is just about stopping the rot and it is a massive point to come to Boreham Wood and grind out a draw.

"It was great to get on the scoresheet but the most important thing is the result.

"I'd wouldn't have come here if I thought that we were going to settle for lower bottom half or mid table. Fortunately I've always been in a team where I have been challenging for the play-offs or a title. I've come here with the same hopes. I've not come here to make up the numbers in this league. I've come here to put a marker down the same as the rest of the lads and we want to do something in this league."