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25 September 2012

Make your vote count

After an unforgettable batch of net busters in round one, The Johnstone’s Paint Trophy is urging all eagle-eyed football fans to watch a glorious array of goals and choose their ‘Ultimate Finish’ from the first round fixtures.


Ten sweet strikes from the first round of the competition have now been shortlisted to claim the goal of the round accolade and supporters have been issued with the tough task of picking a winner.


Fans are asked to watch exclusive video footage of each memorable strike and vote for their favourite on the official Johnstone’s Paint Trophy website ( 


The 10 shortlisted goals from round one are:


GOAL A: Jennison Myrie-Williams (PORT VALE V Tranmere Rovers)

GOAL B: Ray Putterill (ROCHDALE V Fleetwood Town)

GOAL C: Joe Walsh (CRAWLEY TOWN V Gillingham)

GOAL D: Scott Nielson (CRAWLEY TOWN V Gillingham)

GOAL E: Luke Rodgers (PORTSMOUTH V Bournemouth)

GOAL F: Shaun Macdonald (Portsmouth V BOURNEMOUTH)

GOAL G: Brian Howard (PORTSMOUTH V Bournemouth)

GOAL H: Edward Upson (Bristol Rovers V YEOVIL)

GOAL I: Jake Robinson (NORTHAMPTON V MK Dons)

GOAL J: Jon-Paul McGovern (CARLISLE V Preston North End)


The winning goal will be announced on the website and all fans that vote for the winning goal will be shortlisted into a prize draw.  Each round, the winning goalscorer will be presented with a Johnstone’s Paint Ultimate Finish Award and one lucky entrant will win an iPod Nano.


Voting closes on the 1st October 2012. 


After the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Final, all fans will then have the opportunity to vote for the ‘Ultimate Finish of the Season’. 


The winning goalscorer will be presented with a ‘Johnstone’s Paint Ultimate Finish of the Season Award’ and one lucky entrant will win a fantastic Sony Playstation 3 console with latest Fifa game.


Johnstone’s Paint Trophy’s sponsorship manager, Paul Farrell, said: “This is the fourth consecutive season of the Ultimate Finish and we’ve been treated to some absolute beauties to kick things off.


“The goals actually exceeded our expectations with a variety of stunning strikes finding the back of the net. The choice of picking the best goal is virtually impossible for us, so we are glad to throw it out to the fans to decide.”


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