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⚽️ Trust 1,000 goal countdown: No. 5️⃣4️⃣5️⃣ Troy Archibald-Henville

A look back at TAH's solo effort at Hillsborough

31 July 2018

With just four days to go until Matt Taylor's side kick-off the season against Carlisle, ‘The 1000th Goal’ project counts you down to the game with a look back at some of the most iconic goals scored under supporters' ownership.

The 1,000th goal project has been set up as the Trust will more than likely be celebrating reaching 1,000 league goals under supporters ownership this coming season. The tally currently stands at 982 league goals, including play-offs.

Today we go from one dramatic end-of-season finale to another. Whilst it sadly didn't mean much in terms of league position, goal number 545 is easily one of the most treasured moments for City fans since The Trust took over.

The 2010/11 season would be the first time in Paul Tisdale's reign as City manager that there was neither promotion nor relegation at stake on the last game of the season. The Grecians travelled to Hillsborough to face a Sheffield Wednesday side they had already beaten 5-1 at a snowy St James Park earlier in the season and named Paul Tisdale on the substitutes bench.

Jermaine Johnson gave Wednesday an early lead only for Dan Nardiello to equalise in the second half. With a minute of normal time on the clock, Darren Potter gave the ball away halfway inside the City half. It was Archibald-Henville who intercepted his mis-placed pass, travelled 60 yards through the heart of the Sheffield Wednesday defence before sliding a low finish under Nicky Weaver to win the game for the Grecians. Paul Tisdale would bring himself on as a sub in stoppage time and City finished 8th in League One to equal their highest ever post-war league finish.

Pictured above is Troy Archibald-Henville celebrating his winning goal alongside Jamie Cureton and a young Tom Nichols. Picture courtesy of Pinnacle Photo Agency.

Read the BBC's match report here.


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