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.