Forgotten wonder goals: Robbie Fowler owns Steve Staunton, Liverpool vs Aston Villa 1996


13th, May 2008

God at the peak of his powers

As first touches go, they don’t come much better than Fowler’s backheel nutmeg, which leaves Steve Staunton looking even more clueless than he did in his time as manager of Ireland. The finish was sweet too.
When Fowler was in this form, no other English striker could touch him.
[Guardian, Wonder Goals, Liverpool]

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