Joanne Love

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Joanne Love
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Personal information
Date of birth (1985-12-06) 6 December 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Paisley, Scotland
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Glasgow City
Number 6
Youth career
Largs Girls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2006 Kilmarnock Ladies
2006 Cocoa Expos
2006–2007 Doncaster Rovers Belles
2007–2010 Celtic
2011– Glasgow City 44 (28)
National team
2002– Scotland[1] 136 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:25, 7 November 2013 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:25, 7 November 2013 (UTC)

Joanne "Jo" Love (born 6 December 1985) is a Scottish female international football midfielder. She currently plays for Glasgow City, having previously played in the English FA Women's Premier League for Doncaster Rovers Belles. By the age of 23, Love had amassed over 75 caps for Scotland. Two years later she became the fourth player to make a century of appearances, behind Pauline Hamill, Julie Fleeting and Gemma Fay.[2]

Club career[edit]

In 2006 Love played in the American W-League for Cocoa Expos.[3]

After three years at Celtic, Love signed for rivals Glasgow City in February 2011.[4]

International career[edit]

In March 2000, Love was called up to the Scotland under-18 team at the age of 14.[5] She made her senior debut for Scotland in the 2002 Algarve Cup during a 3–0 defeat to Canada and scored her first international goal against France in a February 2004 friendly match.[6][7]

Love reached 100 caps in March 2011, in a 1–0 loss to Canada, during the 2011 Cyprus Cup.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Scotland's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Result Competition Scored
1 18 February 2004 Stade Louis Michel, Sète  France 1–1 Friendly 1
2 6 May 2006 Richmond Park, Dublin  Republic of Ireland 2–0 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup qual. 1
3 10 March 2008 Alpha Sports Centre, Larnaca  Canada 2–0 Friendly 1
4 13 February 2011 Bridge Meadow Stadium, Haverfordwest  Wales 4–2 Friendly 1
5 16 June 2012 Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh  Israel 8–0 2013 UEFA Women's Championship qual. 1
6 15 July 2012 Chris Anderson Stadium, Aberdeen  Cameroon 2–0 Friendly 1
7 15 September 2012 Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli  Wales 2–1 2013 UEFA Women's Championship qual. 1
8 31 October 2013 Dyskobolia Stadium, Grodzisk Wielkopolski  Poland 4–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Championship qual. 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joanne Love - Women's A Squad". The Scottish FA. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  2. ^ a b "Jo Love hits 100 caps at Cyprus Women's Cup". Scottish Football Association. 2011-03-25. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ "News". Carolina Dynamos. 2006-06-30. Retrieved 2011-02-22. 
  4. ^ "Jo Love joins Glasgow City". She Kicks. 2011-02-11. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  5. ^ "Women to Meet France in Youth Match". Scottish Football Association. 2000-03-15. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  6. ^ "Celtic ace Joanne Love reaches cap milestone". The Glaswegian. Retrieved 2010-10-08. 
  7. ^ "France - Details International Matches Women". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 

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