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Last-minute Goal
... The term "last-minute goal" is used in sport, primarily association football, to describe a goal scored very late in a game ... It may not necessarily refer to a goal scored in the actual final minute (last minute goal) ... In football, the definition of a last-minute goal commonly used is one scored in the final or penultimate minute of normal or extra time or in stoppage time at the end of a match ...
Last-minute Goal - In Fiction
... The last-minute goal is often used in fiction due to the dramatic nature and possibility for a cliffhanger ending ... finishing at the end of its final series on a fictional last-minute goal for Harchester United to win the Premier League ... The real-life last-minute goal, scored by Michael Thomas, was used as a plot device in the novel Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby and subsequent films of the same name ...

Famous quotes containing the words goal and/or minute:

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    Neil Kurshan (20th century)

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