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Goal of the Year 2014 - Stephanie Roche
Ireland's Stephanie Roche has been named to FIFAs shortlist for the Puskás Award for scoring the best goal of the year in 2014.
This is the first time that a woman has been named on the FIFA shortlist. Stephanie was playing for Peamount United team, in the Irish women's league, at the time. Stephanie displayed amazing skill, control, poise and deadly finishing accuracy. You can see her brilliant goal below and you can vote for her effort on this web page: Voting is Closed Now.
FIFA has whittled down the thousands of goals from around the world between 3 October 2013 and 26 September 2014 to just three, to succeed Zlatan Ibrahimovic's stunning effort that scooped the 2013 award. Stephanie occupies the top three slot with Robin van Persie of the Netherlands and James Rodriguez of Columbia. Both of these scored their goals during the 2014 World Cup finals.
Goal of the Year 2014 - Result
The results were announced on Monday 12th January 2014. James Rodriguez scooped the top award with Stephanie Roche in second place have received over one million of the 3.3 million votes cast.
Stephanie Roche Goal for Peamount United in 2014
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