Lewis Hawkins wins Goal of the Season award at Hartlepool United and collects Michael Maidens trophy

Lewis Hawkins wins Goal of the Season award at Hartlepool United and collects Michael Maidens trophy

Wednesday, 4th May 2016, 8:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th May 2016, 9:40 pm
Lewis Hawkins celebrating THAT goal at Barnet

Lewis Hawkins tonight clinched the Michael Maidens Goal of the Season award at Hartlepool United.

The midfielder was the runaway winner for his sensational strike in the 3-1 win at Barnet on the first Saturday in March.

Hawkins received his trophy at the Pools awards night at the Grand Hotel.

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The award is named in memory of the gifted young Pools player, who died in October 2007.

That Hawkins clinched the shield was no surprise.

He did have stiff competition from Billy Paynter, Scott Fenwick, Nathan Thomas, Rakish Bingham Jake Gray, but the 23-year-old's goal was something special.