Goal achieved

So Monday night it occurred to me: “Why not a football player for Rule 5 this week?”

Why not, indeed:

Stephanie Roche out of uniform

Stephanie Roche is Number 10

Stephanie Roche at the ball

Number 10 is Stephanie Roche, forward for Sunderland Association Football Club Ladies, and a member of the Republic of Ireland’s national team; she was briefly signed by the Houston Dash of the NWSL, but was subsequently waived.

And it wouldn’t be sporting if we didn’t include some video:


  1. McG »

    9 May 2017 · 3:20 pm

    <stereotypical red-state American> That’s not football! </stereotypical red-state American>

  2. Lorna »

    9 May 2017 · 3:38 pm

    That’s very cool! It’s nice to see women being featured!

    Raindrops of Sapphire

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    14 May 2017 · 7:43 pm

    […] Joyce Compton, plus there’s a bonus link to Flowing Curves of Beauty. At Dustbury, it’s Stephanie Roche and Julie London. […]

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