29 consecutive penalties have been scored in a penalty shootout between Brockenhurst and Andover Town to set an English FA record.
The shootout was to decide the fixture between the two clubs in the Hampshire Senior Cup. The match had finished 0-0 in extra time and penalties were needed to decide the outcome. After 29 consecutively scored penalties, it was Andover Town's Claudio Herbert who missed the 30th penalty and sent Brockenhurst through to the next round.
You may question the goalkeeping on show but take nothing away from the players, you've still got to keep your nerve and the ball on target and they certainly did that.
Although it was an English record broken (the previous best being 27 scored by Dagenham and Redbridge and Leyton Orient in a Johnstone's Paint Trophy match in 2011), the world record for the highest number of penalties needed to settle a shootout was set in 2005 by KK Palace and the Civics, who needed 48 penalties to decide their Namibian Cup tie, with the shootout finishing at 17-16 in the Civics favour.
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