Burnley striker Danny Ings has been shortlisted for the Goal of the Year at the Northwest Football Awards 2013.
The Clarets striker will battle it out alongside last year’s winner, Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Robin Van Persie (Manchester United), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Leighton Baines (Everton) and Cristian Montano of Oldham for the award next month.
Ings’ was shortlisted for his sensational opening strike against Nottingham Forest at Turf Moor in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday, September 24, when his shot on the turn levelled the scores and proved a catalyst for the 2-1 victory.
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 November 4.
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.