March 29, 2024

Utilita Performance of the Week Award: Manchester City Women

(Nominations include Premier League, EFL Championship, EFL League One, EFL League Two, WSL, and Women’s Championship fixtures)

The League Managers Association’s panel, comprising of LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Chris Hughton, Rachel Yankey, Les Ferdinand, Clare Tomlinson, Dave Bassett, and Barry Fry has determined that the Utilita Performance of the Week Award should go to Manchester City Women for their performance against Manchester United Women on Saturday 23rd March.

Manchester City Women manager, Gareth Taylor, will receive the Utilita Performance of the Week trophy.

Match Report

Jess Park struck a brilliant double while Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw became the Club’s all-time record scorer as City went top of the Barclays Women’s Super League after a memorable 3-1 Etihad derby win over Manchester United.

In front of a crowd of more than 40,000, Gareth Taylor’s side served up a hugely impressive display, making it 11 league wins in a row to further fire up our assault on a first WSL title since 2016.

Park was City’s first half inspiration, capping a wonderful all-round performance with well-taken goals on 37 and 45 minutes.

Shaw then took centre stage immediately after the restart, latching onto Park’s inviting assist before firing home to register her 68th career goal for City to see her overtake Georgia Stanway and become our all-time leading scorer.

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