Hartlepool boss Mick Wadsworth remembers Jimmy Glass’s legendary Carlisle goal

Mick Wadsworth's memories were stirred by Scott Flinders' goal at the weekend.

Mick Wadsworth's memories were stirred by Scott Flinders' goal at the weekend.

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MICK Wadsworth has bittersweet memories of what is probably the most famous goal ever scored by a goalkeeper, writes CRAIG HOPE.

It was back in May 1999 that Carlisle United’s Jimmy Glass netted the last-minute winner against Plymouth Argyle which condemned Scarborough to relegation from the Football League and saved The Cumbrians.

Carlisle had needed to win the game to avoid the drop but found themselves being held 1-1 entering the last 10 seconds of stoppage time.

Journeyman stopper Glass, in what was only his third and final appearance for the Brunton Park club, charged upfield for a corner kick and duly wrote his name in footballing folklore as he forced the ball home amid a goalmouth scramble to spark a mass pitch invasion.

Full story in today’s Mail.