Top 10 Goals of the Week

Happy 2011!

We’ve once again been rewarded with a host of great goals despite the overall reduced number of matches over the holiday season.

Kicking our list off this week was a thumper from west London, which was followed by a classic counter-attacking goal put together by Tottenham. From the high profile we then switch tracks to a Spanish Under-16 game and an outrageous goal from the halfway line.

Belgium football has also continued throughout the new year period and with it we saw a brilliant long-distance ripper that arrowed into the corner of the net. That was followed by a superb interchange of passes capped with a low clinical finish for goal number 5.

At spot six we find a crashing half-volley from the Championship, and England also provides us with our entries at positions six and seven – yet another thrilling half-volley and then a brilliant volley respectively.

That left just two more goals to savour; a solo special from Dubai and a wonderful volley from the Nou Camp on Sunday night.

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After stressing that our list is compiled in chronological order (and not order of preference), all that’s left to say is sit back and enjoy!

1. Chris Baird (Stoke v Fulham, December 28, 2010)

2. Gareth Bale (Tottenham v Newcastle, December 28, 2010)

3. Dani Luengo (Extremadura U16 vs Asturias U16, December 28, 2010)

4. Khaleem Hyland (Zulte Waregem v Gent, December 30, 2010) (0.10 secs in)

5. Samir Nasri (Birmingham v Arsenal, January 1, 2011)

6. Andrew Taylor (Watford v Portsmouth, January 1, 2011)

7. James Morrison (West Brom v Manchester United, January 1, 2011)

8. Fernando Torres (Liverpool v Bolton, January 1, 2011)

9. Hassan Ali (Al-Ahli Dubai v AC Milan, January 2, 2011)

10. Christian Stuani (Barcelona v Levante, January 2, 2011)


Narrowly missing the list were goals from Andrey Arshavin, Paddy McCourt, Katuku Tshimanga (0.30 secs in), Eduardo Salvio, Omar Hassi and Pedro Rodriguez.


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