Date: 18th May 2008 at 1:38am
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The polls are closed, the votes have been counted and, at last, it’s time to announce the result of ‘Vital SWFC Goal of the Season’.

More than three quarters of Vital SWFC forum members voted for the same wonder goal, so the result hasn’t ever really been in doubt. In truth, only an early season team effort capped by a Francis Jeffers strike vs. Hull attracted a significant proportion of the other votes. So, without further ado (though the picture above SHOULD have given the game away by now?!)…

Nine minutes to go in the match against Plymouth on April 14th, the Owls were one down. An attempted clearance fell to Tommy Spurr who launched a superb 30 yard effort back past a despairing McCormick to send the Hillsborough faithful into raptures, prompting Owls gaffer Brian Laws to comment post-match ‘If there was one player who was going to put the ball into the back of the net I would pick Tommy Spurr because he is absolutely Sheffield Wednesday through and through. It could not have happened to a nicer guy.. Moments like that in games can change a season.’.

A sparkling highlight of an excellent season for our boy Tommy. Congratulations to him!