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Hemmings and Winnall Up For 'Ultimate Finish'

9 April 2015

Barnsley have two entrants into the battle to find the best goal of this season’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy has been launched – after the nominations for the Ultimate Finish award were announced.

Kane Hemmings and Sam Winnall both bagged cracking goals against York City and Oldham Athletic, respectively, in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy last year.

With a spectacular shortlist of 10 goals made up of the five Ultimate Finish winners from each round and another five selected by a panel of judges, supporters now have the deciding vote on which goal will be named the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Ultimate Finish of the season.

Fans will have the chance to watch the exclusive Ultimate Finish video on the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy website and vote for their favourite effort.

The player with the most votes will claim the coveted Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Ultimate Finish of the Season 2014/15 award, while one lucky fan selected at random from those who voted for the victor will win an Xbox One console, controller and a copy of FIFA 15.

Amongst the finalists are Korey Smith and Aaron Wilbraham from current Johnstone’s Paint Trophy champions Bristol City, along with Matt Smith, who was on loan with the Robins earlier in the season. 

The full list of nominations is:

GOAL 1 - KANE HEMMINGS - BARNSLEY v York

GOAL 2 - MARCUS CARVER - ACCRINGTON v Carlisle

GOAL 3 - CRAIG WESTCARR - Yeovil v PORTSMOUTH

GOAL 4 - KOREY SMITH - Cheltenham v BRISTOL CITY

GOAL 5 - SAM WINNALL - Oldham v BARNSLEY

GOAL 6 - JOE GARNER - PRESTON v Port Vale

GOAL 7 - DREY WRIGHT - COLCHESTER v Gillingham

GOAL 8 - AARON WILBRAHAM - BRISTOL CITY v Wimbledon

GOAL 9 - MAX POWER - TRANMERE v Walsall

GOAL 10 - MATT SMITH - Gillingham v BRISTOL CITY

To watch the video and vote for your favourite goal, please click here before 24 April 2015.

“It was another fantastic season in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy with some excellent goals for supporters to enjoy,” said Ben Wilde, brand and sponsorship manager for Johnstone’s Paint.  “Every goal on the shortlist is of the highest standard. It’s going to be a very difficult choice for fans to decide where to cast their vote.”

Through its sponsorship of the Football League Trophy, Johnstone’s Paint has been bringing colour to the beautiful game for the last nine seasons.

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