Every Angle: Weir's cheeky chip on Derby Day!

Sometimes, you just need a moment of magic...

When you're knocking at the door but it just won't open... When you're pushing but you can't break through... It's time for a hero.

Step forward Caroline Weir. The Queen of the Manchester Derby, the Scotland international had already written her name into City folklore - twice scoring sensational goals in iconic victories over Manchester United in 2019 and 2021.


Lightning would strike a third time with a truly incredible twist of fate in the latest meeting of the two sides earlier this month, as once again she proved the star, despite being introduced from the bench.

Just six minutes after coming on in a sell-out FA WSL clash at the Academy Stadium, with the game deadlocked at 0-0, the mercurial midfielder crafted yet another piece of individual brilliance.

City had been pressing for the all-important winner when the Scot decided to take matters into her own hands, dispossessing Katie Zelem, driving forward and once again attempting the audacious.

One year and one day after planting an exquisite chip over Mary Earps in the United goal, she did it again - this time from slightly further out and with much more at stake.

As the ball looped over the Reds shot-stopper and into the back of the net, the Blue half of the city descended into raptures. It was another incredible display of skill and a crucial goal in the league standings.

A goal worthy of winning any game, it was fitting that a sell-out crowd were there to witness it - another unforgettable moment from WonderWeir.

View the outrageous chip from every angle in the video above...

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