Watch: Cork City's Kieran Sadlier scores remarkable long-range strike from inside his own boxMon, May 28 2018
Time and again since arriving in the League of Ireland two-and-a-half years ago, Kieran Sadlier has come up with spectacular strikes to enhance his ever-growing reputation.
The London-born former Ireland under-21 international made his name with Sligo Rovers and impressed enough to convince Cork City to part with a fee for his services last summer.
Friday night saw Sadlier take the concept of a long-range strike to new extremes, however, having notched his fifth penalty of the season earlier on in the game.
With Cork leading 2-1 in the final minute of injury time, Pats keeper Tyson Farago went for broke and toddled up the pitch to compete for a corner.
After Shane Griffin brilliantly headed a dangerous cross off the line, it sat up for Sadlier to hook clear from just inside his own box. And it kept rolling clear... until it rolled into the net.
With the average football pitch in the range of 110-120 yards in length, that means Sadlier’s long-range effort clocks in around about the 100 yard mark!
We know @KieranSadlier can score special goals....but from inside his own box? Wow. Take a bow we say to the @CorkCityFC man.— Soccer Republic (@SoccRepublic) May 27, 2018
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