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Newport keeper Tom King scores with extraordinary aim kick

2021-01-20 10:25:44

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‘I might prefer to say I noticed him off his line!’: Newport goalkeeper Tom King jokes that his unbelievable aim, scored from inside his personal six-yard field, WAS deliberate… after he needed to apologise to his reverse quantity for his wind-assisted wonder-strike

  • Newport keeper Tom King smashed a aim kick and the ball took off from bounce
  • It flew over Cheltenham stopper’s head and earned some extent for the guests 
  • Extraordinary aim sparked wild celebrations with gamers working again to aim 
  • King admitted afterwards: ‘I might prefer to say that I noticed him off his line, however no’

Newport County goalkeeper Tom King scored with a unprecedented aim kick in his facet’s draw with Cheltenham City on Tuesday evening. 

The stopper wound up for the kick earlier than unleashing a booming effort downfield. 

The ball bounced simply exterior the Cheltenham penalty space and took off, hovering excessive above Josh Griffiths’ head and nestling within the internet. 

Newport goalkeeper Tom King scored from a aim kick towards Cheltenham City 

The ball bounced just outside the opposition area and bounced high over his opposite number

The ball bounced simply exterior the opposition space and bounced excessive over his reverse quantity

A flailing dive was in vain but after the game King admitted he didn't mean the attempt

A flailing dive was in useless however after the sport King admitted he did not imply the try

It was the primary aim of King’s profession and the hosts initially appealed the aim just for officers to have a fast chat and ensure that it was allowed. 

The outrageous effort gave Newport the lead and his team-mates all got here again to rejoice with the keeper, who appeared considerably stunned by his personal strike.  

However it might not show to be the winner with Matty Blair beating King from a good angle to earn some extent in the long run. 

The Newport players ran back to celebrate with their stopper but it only earned a point

The Newport gamers ran again to rejoice with their stopper but it surely solely earned some extent

After the sport, King admitted to BBC Radio 5 Dwell that it was unintentional: ‘It is the primary aim I’ve scored at skilled degree, I might prefer to say I noticed him off his line, however no.

‘Fortunately it went in, however we had been on the lookout for the three factors tonight not simply the one.

‘It is taken lots of people without warning, I did not even know the best way to rejoice actually, and I apologised to the opposite goalkeeper [Josh Griffiths] after the sport.

‘It nearly occurred to me final season towards Morecambe, it is not good to be on the opposite finish of it.’

King almost seemed bemused when he watched his enormous goal kick go in

King nearly appeared bemused when he watched his huge aim kick go in 



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