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Best Play-Off Final goals #1

18 May 2013

We asked followers of @Football_League to nominate the best ever Play-Off Final goals using the hashtag #PlayOffGoals and, with the 2013 npower Football League Play-Off Finals now upon us, we can reveal the winning strike.

You can read the full story in this year's Finals programmes, which can be purchased by clicking here.

Number 1: Gary Alexander - Millwall 2-3 Scunthorpe United, League 2, 2009

Millwall were trying to get back into their League 1 Play-Off Final in 2009, after going behind in the sixth minute, when Gary Alexander struck his superb equaliser.

Scunthorpe took a throw deep in their half and it was knocked forward by a Millwall player towards Alexander, who controlled it high on his chest. He spun, 35 yards from goal, only a little way infield, and exploded a cracker-jack of a volley that arrowed over Joe Murphy and flew into the far corner of the net.

Speaking about the wonder strike, Alexander said: "I've scored a few good goals in my career, but probably not as good as this one, that's for sure. Coming at Wembley makes it very special." 

Click here to watch the full interview with Gary Alexander

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