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BUTCHER NOMINATED FOR GOAL OF THE MONTH

7 April 2017

Glovers midfielder Matt Butcher has been nominated for March's Sky Bet League Two Goal of the Month.

The 19-year-old netted a stunning volley in the 3-1 win at Morecambe with his first touch after coming on as a first-half substitute. 

As the game ticked into additional time at the end of the first period, the Bournemouth loanee lined up a breathtaking 25-yard volley which flew over Shrimps ‘keeper Barry Roche to set Town on their way to an impressive away win. 

Fans can vote for Matt’s strike by clicking here with voting closing on Tuesday April 11th. 

The full shortlist for this month’s award is as follows:

Simeon Akinola – BARNET v Crawley Town – 11th March
What made his spectacularly executed overhead kick extra special was the manner in which Akinola read a Jamal Campbell-Ryce cross that was drifting away from him.

Matt Butcher - Morecambe v YEOVIL TOWN – 11th March
Midfielder Butcher adjusted his body to face goalwards as a clearance dropped out of the sky and then caught it perfectly to send a 25-yard volley looping into the net.

Graham Carey – PLYMOUTH ARGYLE v Morecambe – 18th March
As the ball was tapped sideways to him, Carey already knew that he wanted to stop it, then curl it effortlessly over Morecambe keeper Barry Roche into the far corner.


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