A Dundalk player scored this stunning volley and people gave it the Alan Partridge treatment

A stunning volleyed goal by Robbie Benson has put Dundalk right back in contention for a place in the Champions League, writes Stephen Barry.

No Irish team has ever qualified for the group stages and it was looking unlikely after Legia Warsaw won the first leg in Dublin 2-0.

However Benson’s cracking volley after 19 minutes of play puts Dundalk back in with a great chance.

Their suspended captain Stephen O’Donnell was pretty happy in the TV3 studio.

It was even reminiscent of Ireland’s best moment in recent European history – when Pat Sullivan’s volley helped put Shamrock Rovers into the Europa League group stages.

People thought it deserved an Alan Partridge voiceover to capture its true genius.

That was liquid football!


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