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It’s the play-off semi final first leg against Falkirk in May 2014 for the right to meet Hibernian in the final.
My family were there to support me and the stakes couldn’t have been any higher for the right to play in the Premiership in Scotland.
I’m not known for my goal-scoring, my job is to break up the play, win back possession and give the ball to the more creative players.
Both teams had squandered opportunities and it remained 0-0 until Ali Crawford passed to me on the left hand side of the box. I took one touch and then bent the ball into the top corner past the Falkirk goalkeeper Michael McGovern into the roof of the net.
It’s the best goal I have ever scored and it proved to be significant in a 1-1 draw. We won the second leg 1-0 and then defeated favourites Hibernian in the play-off final to return to the top flight in Scottish football.
The Bairns goalie Michael McGovern joined us later in the year and I never tired of reminding him of the day I smashed it past him in the play-offs!Back to The Football Family
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