Date: 20th September 2013 at 9:24pm
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The opening round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy saw more than 50 goals scored in just 16 matches.

The first Ultimate Finish competition of 2013-14 has now been launched and the ten most spectacular goals of the opening round have been selected to form a shortlist for fans of all clubs to vote on.

The goal and player who receives the most votes for this stage of the competition will be the first Ultimate Finish winner of the campaign, and will receive a trophy as a reward for their stunning strike.

Fans who vote for the ultimate winner will also be entered into a special prize draw for a chance to win an iPod Shuffle.

The list of contenders for the opening round, reads as follows.

Goal A
Callum McGregor – Notts County v Burton Albion
Goal B
Evan Horwood – Tranmere v Fleetwood
Goal C
Graeme Burke – Shrewsbury v Oldham
Goal D
Troy Hewitt – Wolverhampton Wanderers v Walsall
Goal E
Jonathan Franks – Hartlepool v Bradford City
Goal F
Nialle Rodney – Hartlepool v Bradford City
Goal G
Romuald Boco – Cheltenham Town v Plymouth
Goal H
Peter Sweeney – Brentford v AFC Wimbledon
Goal I
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas – Bristol City v Bristol Rovers
Goal J
Joe Bryan – Bristol City v Bristol Rovers

To view the video of the strikes and to cast your vote please click here.

Ben Wilde, Brand and Sponsorship Manager for the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy explained.

‘The standard of goal in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy rises year on year and even round on round and the Ultimate Finish nominations for the first round is testament to that. The first 10 selected here are all fantastic goals and, while fans are in for a real treat when they view the video, they are also facing a very tough choice to select a winner.’