When the keep’s away: NPSL goalkeeper scores on a punt from his own 18

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Desperation led the Shreveport Rafters to push their goalkeeper into the opposition box, and they paid for it.

FC Wichita goalkeeper Mark Weir belted a punt from inside his own 18 the length of the pitch and past racing defenders to secure a 3-0 win for his side in the NPSL playoffs on Wednesday.

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Weir, a Scotland native who just finished his career at Bethel University, had stopped a penalty kick earlier in the game.

Not to pile on, but it takes an especially bad corner kick to cue up an opportunity like this.