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Watkins in goal prize running

By Exeter Express and Echo  |  Posted: February 14, 2013

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EXETER City academy player Oliver Watkins has had his long-range strike against Swindon Town on Friday, January 25 shortlisted for the League Footballl Education's goal of the month prize.

The competition features the best goals from under-18 academy players at Football League clubs across England.

Watkins' goal sees him pick the ball up on the left side of the pitch before firing a 25-yard shot across the Swindon keeper and into the right corner of the goal.

LFE chief executive, Alan Sykes, said: "This competition is popular with our apprentices, clubs and the general public."

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The City player's strike is against seven other goals. To watch and vote for Watkins' goal visit www.lfe.org.uk/goal-of-the-month.

Voting will remain open until noon on February 18.

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