Weir (9) playing for Scotland at UEFA Women's Euro 2017
|Full name||Caroline Elspeth Lillias Weir|
|Date of birth||20 June 1995|
|Place of birth||Dunfermline, Scotland|
|Playing position||Midfielder / Forward|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 14:02, 12 December 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:21, 22 June 2018 (UTC)
Caroline Elspeth Lillias Weir (born 20 June 1995) is a Scottish footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or forward for Manchester City of the FA WSL, and the Scotland women's national team.
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Weir started her career in the Hibernian Ladies youth system from the age of ten.In 2011, she won the SWFL First Division player of the year award for her performances in Hibs' reserve side while also making her first team debut in May against Glasgow City.
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Weir joined FA WSL side Arsenal Ladies in July 2013 after leaving high school.Whilst at Arsenal Weir won the 2014 FA Women's Cup.
On 9 July 2015, it was announced that Weir left Arsenal for FA WSL side Bristol Academy.
On 18 January 2016, it was announced that Weir had left relegated Bristol to sign for Liverpool.While at the Reds Weir won the 2016 Liverpool Ladies Player of the Year Award.
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On 1 June 2018, Manchester City announced the signing of Weir.
Caroline won the Player of the Match award in the Continental Cup Final in Feb 2019 as Manchester City beat Arsenal on penalties.
Having represented Scotland at all youth levels, Weir received her first call-up for the Scotland women's senior squad for their match against Iceland in June 2013. She retained her place in the squad for the following game against Germany. During Euro 2017, Weir scored Scotland's opening goal against Spain and was voted player of the game.
|1||13 September 2014||Fir Park, Motherwell||9–0||2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qual.||1|
|2,3||8 February 2015||Solitude, Belfast||4–0||Challenge match||2|
|4||23 October 2015||Fir Park, Motherwell||7–0||UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qual||1|
|5||27 October 2015||FFM Training Centre, Skopje||4–1||UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qual||1|
|6||27 July 2017||De Adelaarshorst, Deventer, Netherlands||1–0||Euro 2017||1|
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