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Jonjo Shelvey super-goal is voted strike of the month for April by BBC Match of the Day viewers

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: May 06, 2014

Jonjo Shelvey of Swansea City. His super-goal against Aston Villa on April 26 has been named BBC Match of the Day viewers' goal of the month for April.

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JONJO Shelvey’s superb strike for Swansea City against Aston Villa has been named goal of the month for April by BBC Match of the Day viewers.

Shelvey has won plaudits across the country for his goal in the Premier League game at the Liberty Stadium on April 26, which Swansea City won 4-1.

He was just on the front edge of the centre circle in the opposition half when a cleared ball came his way.

Shelvey controlled the ball and then struck it on the bounce.

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It floated goalward, curling to the right and landing in the top right hand corner of the goal.

Villa keeper Brad Guzan could only flail hopelessly and then watch as the ball rattled the back netting.

A total of 43.1 per cent of voters said it was the best of last month.

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