Goal of the Season
With YOUR help Vital Blackburn has been trying to determine what have been the best and worst of the Blackburn Rovers 2006-2007 season.
The nominations are still be taken for other Awards, but the Vital Blackburn Awards for 2006-2007 continue to be dished out with the
Goal of the Season
When asked to simply leave the name of the player (and obviously who the goal was against) you feel scored the Rovers Goal of the Season most felt…
Tugay vs. Tottenham Hotspur should be the Award Winner! Congratulations to Tugay for allowing us to witness another blistering strike.
The Maestro's strike against Tottenham looked an odds on winner early on in the vote, and despite a later charge from others (including ANOTHER Tugay corker against Basel) the breathtaking strike against Spurs was voted the best.
The Maestro pulled out a goal of the highest quality against Basel just a few weeks before this, and at the time most of us thought then we would do well to see a better strike that season, then up he popped with this effort.
As the ball feel to the Maestro (some 20-25-yards or so out) after a defensive clearance by a Spurs defender the Maestro showed technique of the HIGHEST quality to watch the ball onto his boot and full on volley past England goalkeeper Paul Robinson with him given no chance. Robinson came in for some stick as a result (quite why I am not sure as NO goalkeeper would have got near that one, I don't care WHO they were!)
WHAT a strike it was, and it had to be to fend off some of the other candidates!
The thing that STILL winds me up even now though is the fact that this goal didn't win the Match of the Day Goal of the Month for November, this went to Nicolas Anelka for a quality goal, but a goal of the type you see quite often. What makes this decision WORSE still for me though is the fact that Paul Scholes WON the vote the following month for a near identical strike ahead of a goal by Portsmouth's Matthew Taylor from the half way line! Don't you just love the MOTD team?!?!
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