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Xtra - Goal of the Season, the contenders - 1-3

Posted on 21 May 2012  - 11:52

It's Goal of the Season time - and we've some fantastic goals in the running for 2011-12.

Xtra - Goal of the Season, the contenders - 1-3

We've run Goal of the Month votes here on Xtra and via Facebook and Twitter since introducing these awards in September.

That means we've nine goals for you to choose from and fans will be able to select their favourite in one Goal of the Season vote using our poll facility on Facebook on Thursday.

To help you decide, we'll run through the contenders on Xtra on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before Thursday's vote.


September - Luka Modric v Liverpool, WHL, September 18

Jermain Defoe was tackled on the edge of the box, the ball ran to Luka who hit a first-time shot into the top corner from 22 yards to open the scoring in a fine 4-0 win.

October, Kyle Walker v Arsenal, WHL, October 2

Kyle's first goal for Spurs and it doesn't get better - a fierce drive from 25 yards that swerved late away from Wojciech Szczesny and flew into the bottom corner, securing a 2-1 win in the North London derby.

November, Emmanuel Adebayor, WHL, November 21

A corner was half-cleared to Gareth Bale, who crossed it back in for Ade to convert with a spectacular overhead kick in this 2-0 victory.

We'll continue our rundown of the contenders with December, January and February's winners tomorrow and don't forget, we'll set-up a poll on Facebook on Thursday, when you'll be able to vote for your favourite from all nine monthly winners.