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My Favourite Goal: Stories from sport lovers and people in the football industry

  • Karl Matchett: My Favourite Goal

    Karl Matchett: My Favourite Goal

    Individualism, movement arrogance and technique: the best strikers have all of the above, and to a young Kopite in the 90's, Robbie Fowler embodied the lot. His goal against Aston Villa in '96 simply stuck in the mind as the...

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  • Matt Ketchell: My Favourite Goal

    Matt Ketchell: My Favourite Goal

    This goal happened in a game that Newcastle United were not expected to win. Substitute keeper Steve Harper was babysitting a bench comprised entirely of Academy graduates. Nicky Butt (who would go on to score the winner) spent the previous...

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  • Richard Foster: My Favourite Goal

    Richard Foster: My Favourite Goal

    Like most clubs Palace approached their match against Man City at The Etihad with a heady mixture of apprehension, trepidation and sheer, unadulterated terror. Such caution was fully justified given the previous four visits had yielded four comprehensive defeats and...

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  • Enda Brady: My Favourite Goal

    Enda Brady: My Favourite Goal

    My favourite goal remains the first goal I saw live. It was May 1987 in Dublin and Ireland were playing Brazil in a friendly. I was 11 years old and it’s fair to say I was completely obsessed with Liam...

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  • Chloe Beresford: My Favourite Goal

    Chloe Beresford: My Favourite Goal

    On a warm evening in Florence back in October 2014, supporters in the Curva Fiesole had created a stunning display of choreography in order to inspire their side on to victory versus Inter. Each individual flag was coloured purple to...

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  • SE7 Charlton Podcast: My Favourite Goal

    SE7 Charlton Podcast: My Favourite Goal

    The goal itself was executed well enough by Colin Walsh and ably assisted by Darren Pitcher but the enormity of the moment and what it meant to Charlton Athletic fans seeing that goal go in to end 7 years of...

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  • Dom Baker: My Favourite Goal

    Dom Baker: My Favourite Goal

    Watford were so impressive in their 2014/15 promotion season, the right balance of flair and resilience with a real buzz throughout the supporters. Their arrival to the premier league was deserved but many expected them to head straight back down....

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  • Non-League Fax: My Favourite Goal

    Non-League Fax: My Favourite Goal

    As a Non-League fan, one of my favourite goals has to be the Roger Johnson own goal deep into injury-time which levelled things up at 1-1 as Brackley went on to beat Bromley on penalties in the 2018 FA Trophy....

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  • Sasa Ibrulj: My Favourite Goal

    Sasa Ibrulj: My Favourite Goal

    I have followed the Bosnian national team since day one, my old man took me to the first home match played just months after the war. In years that followed we had some good players, good teams, but we never...

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  • Dave Newbold: My Favourite Goal

    Dave Newbold: My Favourite Goal

    One of my favourite goals (of many as a Liverpool fan) was the penalty Steven Gerrard scored against Man U at Old Trafford in 2009. Games against Man U are the worst. Win them and everything in the world is...

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  • Graham Ruthven: My Favourite Goal

    Graham Ruthven: My Favourite Goal

    I was never really one for 'Tiki-Taka.' Sure, I could admire the discipline and technical ability required to weave such intricate webs of passing across a football pitch, but for me the philosophy robbed football of the drama, of the...

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  • Joeri Gosens: My Favourite Goal

    Joeri Gosens: My Favourite Goal

    It's the club I've been supporting since I was young, I'm a season-ticket holder there and I occasionally visit away games, not too long ago we were relegated twice but also came back really soon twice. But we're towards the...

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