Video - judge for yourself as Leeds United youngster finally gets off the mark in 'dubious' circumstances for loan club

The dubious goals committee have handed Leeds United striker Ryan Edmondson his first goal for loan club Northampton Town.

Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 1:39 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 1:42 pm
FINISHING TOUCH - Leeds United teenager Ryan Edmondson has been credited with his first goal for loan club Northampton Town. Pic: Getty

Edmondson claimed the Cobblers' fourth goal in a 4-1 win over Portsmouth at the weekend, despite team-mate Sam Hoskins being credited with it.

Hoskins sent the ball over the head of Pompey keeper Craig MacGillivray and towards the net, before Edmondson got a touch a yard or so out.

His 'insurance policy' finish has earned him the goal and ended his wait to get off the mark for the League One outfit.

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Edmondson told the YEP when he secured his second loan of the season, following a spell with Aberdeen, that he wanted to add goals to his season.

"I used to be this big lumpy target man as a number nine but over the past couple of seasons at Leeds I've developed variations to my game," he said.

"My main one is my work ethic, I'm a bit of a running horse, I just run around, pressing the back line, running in behind, I like to vary it. I want to score as many goals as I can, be a presence in the box. I think they've just been lacking a finishing touch so hopefully I can add that."

The 19-year-old has played a dozen times for Northampton since his arrival. They travel to Charlton Athletic tonight.