Wonder goal – Non-league goalkeeper scores 80-yard free-kick

Ollie Irish

6th, May 2008

This spectacular goal was scored by Montgomery Town keeper Steve Goodwin in the far from prestigious Division 2 JT Hughes Montgomeryshire League. But thanks to the wonders of mobile phone technology and YouTube the goal was captured and is now available for all to see. Goodwin took a free-kick from the edge of his own penalty area which sailed over his opposite number and into the net.
Montgomery MP and Cheeky Girl botherer, Lembit Opik, has tabled a motion in the House of Commons praising the strike as “one of the greatest and most spectacular goals scored in the history of British football”.

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