Matt Taylor

The 20 best Portsmouth goals of the modern era

There is a lengthy and extremely classy list of contenders to choose from.

Long distance worldies, unbelievable solo efforts or moments of pure brilliance. The debate will continue to rage as The News list their 20 best Pompey goals of the modern era. 

Michael Doyle hits the goal of the 2015-16 season - and the goal of his career - from 30 yards at Accrington

1. Michael Doyle v Accrington (2016)

Michael Doyle hits the goal of the 2015-16 season - and the goal of his career - from 30 yards at Accrington
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Often overlooked because of David Norris' dramatic, late strike but this hammer of hit from outside the box showed real class

2. Chris Maguire v Southampton (2012)

Often overlooked because of David Norris' dramatic, late strike but this hammer of hit from outside the box showed real class
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The final day of the season brings the goal of the campaign as O'Callaghan runs through from the halfway line.

3. Kevin O'Callaghan v Huddersfield (1985)

The final day of the season brings the goal of the campaign as O'Callaghan runs through from the halfway line.
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Often overlooked, but Crouchs effort against Stoke was a textbook example of the overhead/bicycle kick.

4. Peter Crouch v Stoke (2008)

Often overlooked, but Crouchs effort against Stoke was a textbook example of the overhead/bicycle kick.
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