VOTING FOR NORTHWEST ‘GOAL OF THE YEAR’ NOW OPEN

Posted by Amy Cannon | November 1, 2017 | NWFA Blog
Northwest football Awards

North West football fans can now vote region’s best goal of the 2017 using a hashtag on Twitter, with a shortlist of nine fantastic goals to choose from.

Voting for Leesa Northwest Football Awards goal of the year closes at 22:00 (10pm, GMT) when the winner will be presented at the awards ceremony itself, on Monday 13 November.

To vote for their favourite goal fans should mention @NWFAwards and @LeesaSleepUK with the hashtag assigned to their selected favourite goal:

#NWFAGoalA – Elliott Bennett – BLACKBURN v Blackpool

First on the shortlist is Elliot Bennett’s huge goal for Blackburn from 30 yards out against Blackpool in the 4th round FA cup tie in January. CLIP: https://youtu.be/f7ql2BHiWf4

#NWFAGoalB – Jeff Hendrick – BURNLEY v Bournemouth

Jeff Hendricks’ world class volley that put Burnley 1-0 against Bournemouth in the league also makes the list. CLIP: https://youtu.be/zUSpnSsJZls

#NWFAGoalC – Tom Davies – EVERTON v Manchester City

Youngster Tom Davies stunning debut goal for the Everton in a 4-0 win against Manchester City, in which he was named man of the match, has made the shortlist. CLIP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBC_R1ztYiE

#NWFAGoalD – Emre Can – LIVERPOOL v Watford

Also shortlisted is Emre Can’s breath-taking overhead kick goal against Watford that got the kop rocking. CLIP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLZmdxnLj-M

#NWFAGoalE – Vincent Kompany – MANCHESTER CITY v Crystal Palace

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany proved even defenders can score ‘worldies’. His massive driven shot against Crystal Palace has made the list. CLIP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esF7N-J1q0Y

#NWFAGoalF – Jill Scott – Birmingham City Ladies v MANCHESTER CITY WOMEN

Jill Scott’s belter of a goal in Manchester City Women’s 4-1 win over Birmingham City ladies in this year’s women’s FA cup final is included on the list. CLIP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQDD7bKxrDc

#NWFAGoalG – Henrikh Mkhitaryan – MANCHESTER UNITED v Sunderland

Another contender is Henrikh Mkhitaryan, he made the impossible look easy with his sensational scorpion kick goal against Sunderland. CLIP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0l5_a4VNZs

#NWFAGoalH – Jordan Hugill – Aston Villa v PRESTON NORTH END

Preston North ends Jordan Hugills sensational strike against Ashton Villa has made the list too, Hugill looked messi-esque when he tore up Villas defence with a huge run before a massive strike that flew into the net.  CLIP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f6aUd5KU3M

#NWFAGoalJ – Nick Powell – WIGAN ATHLETIC v Blackburn

Finally but by no means least Nick Powell’s perfectly struck curled free kick that put Wigan 3-0 up against Blackburn makes the list. CLIP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfVFBGi1o04

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