Cristian in line for top-goal honour
Latics' flying winger
Cristian Montano's amazing solo strike for Latics at Stevenage has been shortlisted for the Goal of the Year at the Northwest Football Awards. (pictured) will be fighting it out with the big boys as opposing him are last year's winner Sergio Aguero of Manchester City, Manchester United's Robin Van Persie, Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge, Leighton Baines of Everton and Burnley's Danny Ings.
All six contenders will be hoping their goal is the winner at the annual Awards' night at Lancashire Cricket Club's The Point Conference Centre on Monday, November 4th.
Guests will be asked to vote for their favourite strike with the winning goal announced on the night by Awards' host and BBC TV's Football Focus host, Dan Walker.
The Northwest Football Awards is one of the must attend events on the football calendar. Whether it is on the pitch or in the boardroom, the NWFA recognises the region’s finest contributors to the beautiful game.
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* Montano's effort against Stevenage won Latics' Goal of the Month while the winger also scooped the September award for another great solo strike, this time at Rotherham.