Lauren Bruton

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Lauren Bruton
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-11-22) 22 November 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Luton, England
Playing position Winger
Forward
Club information
Current team
Reading
Youth career
Luton Town
Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Arsenal
2013– Reading
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Lauren Bruton (born 22 November 1992) is an English football forward, currently playing for FA WSL side Reading Women. She was born in Luton.[1]

Club career[edit]

Bruton began playing football at the age of eight years for Luton Town Ladies FC where she netted over 200 goals until the age of 15 before joining Arsenal.[1] A little over 12 months later she made her FA Women's Premier League debut for Arsenal Ladies in December 2008, playing in the 7–0 win at home to Fulham.[2]

In September 2013, Bruton left Arsenal for Reading Women, who were managed by her former Arsenal team mate Jayne Ludlow.[3]

International career[edit]

Bruton scored on her debut cap for the England Under-17s side, against Greece.[2] She was part of the England side that finished fourth at the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand.[4] In July 2009 she was part of the English Under-19s squad that won the 2009 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship in Belarus.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Bruton attended Cardinal Newman Catholic High School in Luton.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lauren Bruton – Arsenal". The Football Association. Archived from the original on 13 February 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Player Profile: Lauren Bruton". Arsenal F.C. Archived from the original on 28 February 2009. Retrieved 14 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ladies make double signing". Reading F.C. 11 September 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "England:Lauren Bruton". FIFA. Retrieved 14 August 2009. 
  5. ^ "Sweden 0–2 England". UEFA. Retrieved 14 August 2009. 
  6. ^ "Great Bruton plays for England". Herald & Post. 17 October 2008. Retrieved 26 October 2013.