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Watch: Neco Williams almost scores one of the greatest goals ever

05 Mar 2022 2 minute read
Neco Williams reacts with disbelief that he hasn’t scored one of the goals of the season (Credit: Sky Sports)

If this was a game of crossbar challenge – then Wales international Neco Williams could easily lay claim to the best crossbar chip ever.

However, as it was, it almost brought the on-loan Liverpool defender his first goal for Fulham and what a goal it would have been. A goal of the season contender without doubt.

In the early Championship game at Crven Cottage against Blackburn Rovers, Neco picked the ball up in hi sown half, spotted the opposition keeper off his line and with a beautiful caress of his right foot aimed a chip at goal from just over the halfway line.

Audacious

As everyone held their breath, the ball sailed through the air, and rattled the crossbar. Neco held his head in hands (as did thousands of Fulham fans) at the audacious shot on goal.

Unlucky Neco, but it just proves the confidence the Welsh international has accrued since joining Championship league leaders Fulham on loan.

Teaming up with Fulham’s fellow Wales teammate Harry Wilson, the pair have proved a potent threat down the right wing for the Cottagers. Which all bodes well for Wales, of course.


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Y Cymro
Y Cymro
8 months ago

Neco Williams is a great footballer. Wales is so fortunate to have him as a player. Fantastic break and attempt on goal. So near so far.

Ant Heald
Ant Heald
8 months ago
Reply to  Y Cymro

If that had gone in I could just about have coped with Burnley getting battered by Chelsea.

Eifion
Eifion
8 months ago

Any chance you could report on our national sport and not just cover meaningless stories on England’s national sport please?

Ant Heald
8 months ago
Reply to  Eifion

I agree. The neglect of baseball is criminal. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/av/wales/58094924

Gareth
Gareth
8 months ago
Reply to  Eifion

What are you on about? I hope you dont mean rugby Total number of rugby players reg in Cymru 83k football players reg 90k, Scarlets are the best supported side in rugby with an ave of 7,748 since they were created Blues Ave 7,617. Cardiff city season 17/18 ave crowd 20,162 18/19 season Ave 31,408

CommonSense
CommonSense
8 months ago
Reply to  Eifion

Rugby is for all the drunkards and royal simps.

arthur owen
8 months ago

‘Almost scores’,could be so much of Welsh history.

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