Vote Cotton!

Forget Luis Suárez, Alvaro Negredo and Olivier Giroud, our Academy star Matt Cotton has shown that he knows a thing or two about scoring spectacular goals!

Cotton has been shortlisted in League Football Education’s (LFE) Goal of the Month competition for December with his effort against in the Youth Alliance Cup tie against Wigan Athletic being amongst the 10 contenders.

Sam Humphreys' sparkling strike for Oxford United took the plaudits last month and there is no shortage of quality this time around in what promises to be one of the fiercest competitions on record.

The contenders are: 

• Matt Cotton, LINCOLN CITY v Wigan Athletic
• Jack Willbye, IPSWICH TOWN v Sunderland
• Jack Taylor, SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY v Crystal Palace
• Michael O’Donoghue, COLCHESTER UNITED v Barnet
• Jack Bridge, SOUTHEND UNITED v Gillingham
• Raekwon McFarlane, Cheltenham Town v BIRMINGHAM CITY
• Conor Ready, BLACKPOOL v Liverpool
• Dominic Telford, BLACKPOOL v Liverpool
• Kyran Wiltshire, Luton Town v MK DONS
• Sullay Kaikai, Fulham v CRYSTAL PALACE

To watch and vote for Matt please visit the LFE website. Voting will remain open until 3pm on Wednesday 22 January.