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Grimes Goal Shortlisted for JPT Award

31 October 2012

Ashley Grimes' strike against Bury in the JPT is up for goal of the round

The Ultimate Finish Award is back for its second installment of the 2012/13 campaign and the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy is rallying the nation’s football purists to vote for their favourite finish from the second round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. 

With over 40 goals bringing colour to 16 matches, selecting a shortlist of ten goals was a difficult task in itself, but Ashley Grimes has made his way onto the list for his fine strike against Bury at Spotland.

Now, supporters are being asked to go one step further by watching an exclusive video on the official Johnstone’s Paint Trophy website (www.johnstonespainttrophy.com) and vote for their favourite. As part of the competitions sensational seventh season of fan engagement, fans can also share their thoughts about each shortlisted goal on Facebook and Twitter. 

Dale's Ray Putterill was selected amongst the nominees for his strike against Fleetwood Town in the first round of the competition, however the winner has yet to be announced.

To vote for Ashley please click HERE. Voting closes on the 2nd November 2012.

The ten shortlisted goals from round two are:

GOAL A: Freddie Sears (Northampton v COLCHESTER)
GOAL B: Joel Grant (Portsmouth v WYCOMBE)
GOAL C: Will Grigg (WALSALL v Port Vale)
GOAL D: Ryan Burge (Walsall v PORT VALE)
GOAL E: Ashley Grimes (ROCHDALE v Bury)
GOAL F: Andres Gurrieri (PLYMOUTH v Aldershot)
GOAL G: Darryl Duffy (CHELTENHAM v Oxford) 
GOAL H: Keith Lowe (CHELTENHAM v Oxford)
GOAL I: James Constable (Cheltenham v OXFORD)
GOAL J: Chris Hussey (York v COVENTRY)

The winning goal will be announced on the Johnstone's Paint Trophy website and all fans that vote for the winning goal will be shortlisted into a prize draw. Each round, the winning goal scorer will be presented with a ‘Johnstone’s Paint Ultimate Finish Award’ and one lucky entrant will win an iPod Nano.  

After the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Final, all fans will then have the opportunity to vote for the ‘Ultimate Finish of the Season’. 

The winning goalscorer will be presented with a ‘Johnstone’s Paint Ultimate Finish of the Season Award’ and one lucky entrant will win a fantastic Sony Playstation 3 console with latest Fifa game. 

Johnstone’s Paint Trophy’s sponsorship manager, Paul Farrell, said: “The second round had a lot to live up to after the competition’s opening fixtures, but again we’ve seen some astonishing goals. The choice of picking the best goal is so difficult, so we are glad to throw it out to the fans to decide!”

Johnstone’s. Bringing colour to the beautiful game. 

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