It's not Wilshere, or Kasami. For goal of the season so far, you need to be watching Stephanie Roche


Pick that one out, misogynists! She takes it on the right instep, flicks the ball back over her head, then wallops it with the left peg straight into the top right corner of the net.

Stephanie Roche is an Ireland international but was playing this weekend for club team Peamount United against Wexford Youths, in the Irish Women's National League. Unsurprisingly, after such a morale-sapping pearler from Roche, Wexford succumbed to a 6-1 defeat.

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