Mark Davies Claims Goal of the Season Award

  • May 13, 2013 | By Chris Mann
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Mark Davies' superb solo goal against Sheffield Wednesday last September has been voted as Bolton's Goal of the Season.

Davies' strike at Hillsborough gave Wanderers a rare away win in their first campaign back in the Championship - the first of just four successes all season.

Having picked up possession midway inside the Wednesday half, Davies had only one thought on his mind. He surged towards the edge of the box and showed superb skill to take three Owls defenders out of the game, before firing a left-footed strike into the top corner of Chris Kirkland's goal.

It was the first of six goals Davies netted during an injury-ravaged season and saw off competition from two Chris Eagles strikes, as the former Burnley midfielder finished in both second and third position for goals against Blackburn Rovers and Blackpool, respectively.

Below are the full results of our poll:

26.85% - Mark Davies v Sheffield Wednesday (September 2012)
22.22% - Chris Eagles v Blackburn Rovers (March 2013)
15.74% - Chris Eagles v Blackpool (May 2013)
12.04% - Darren Pratley v Hull City (February 2013)
11.11% - Lee Chung-Yong v Birmingham City (December 2012)
  4.63% - Martin Petrov v Bristol City (October 2012)
  3.70% - Mark Davies v Blackpool (November 2012)
  1.85% - Chris Eagles v Derby County (August 2012)
  1.85% - Marvin Sordell v Everton (January 2013)

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Pos Team Pld Pts
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21 Milton Keynes Dons 29 27
22 Rotherham United 30 25
23 Bolton Wanderers 30 24
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Poll

Who was Bolton's Man of the Match against Rotherham?
32.88% Jay Spearing
21.23% Ben Amos
13.7% Rob Holding
10.96% Liam Trotter
6.85% Kaiyne Woolery
6.16% Mark Davies
3.42% Wellington Silva
2.74% Josh Vela
1.37% Liam Feeney
0.68% Darren Pratley