Watch: Leeds loanee Alfie McCalmont scores clever, unique free-kick routine

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Leeds United‘s Alfie McCalmont has scored another goal during his loan spell at Oldham, and you’ll see few others quite like it.

McCalmont doubled Oldham’s lead with a clever, cheeky free-kick just before the break in a comfortable 5-2 victory over Colchester United at Boundary Park on Friday night.

The 21-year-old midfielder, who has been capped by Northern Ireland, has caught the eye this season down in League Two, having scored seven goals and a further five assists for Oldham.

His latest was a well-struck effort from 23 yards out, but it was the routine that caught the eye, in which a dozen or so of his team-mates jumped about in the six-yard box before running in behind Colchester’s wall.

Oldham boss Keith Curle explained after the match that it was something they’d been practising this week in training; apparently, it was something that an “international set-piece specialist” taught Paul Butler at Leeds.


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