Abbey-Leigh Stringer

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Abbey-Leigh Stringer
Abbey-Leigh Stringer Lewes FC Women 2 West Ham Utd Women 2 Pre season 22 08 2021-144 (51396652089) (cropped).jpg
Stringer in 2021
Personal information
Full name Abbey-Leigh Stringer
Date of birth (1995-05-17) 17 May 1995 (age 27)
Place of birth Nuneaton, England
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
West Ham United
Number 4
Youth career
Aston Villa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2018 Birmingham City 36 (0)
2015Aston Villa (loan) 5 (0)
2018–2021 Everton 40 (1)
2021- West Ham United 17 (1)
National team
2010–2012 England U17 9 (2)
2012–2014 England U19 14 (0)
2014 England U20 3 (0)
2015– England U23 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 21 April 2019
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 14:50, 28 May 2017 (UTC)

Abbey-Leigh Stringer (born 17 May 1995) is an English football midfielder who plays for West Ham United in the FA Women's Super League.[1]

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Stringer spent her youth development with Aston Villa's center of excellence.[2] Her performances and development there earned her call-ups for England's youth national teams at various levels.

Club[edit]

Birmingham City[edit]

In June 2014, Stringer signed with WSL 1 side and cross-town rivals, Birmingham City[3][4] After limited appearances for Birmingham, she was loaned back to Aston Villa in July 2015 to gain more experience and develop her skills.[5][6]

At the conclusion of her loan spell, she returned to Birmingham and signed a professional deal in January 2016.[5] During her time with Birmingham she would make 37 league appearances, 6 WSL Cup appearances, and help the Blues finish as runners up in the 2016 WSL Cup and the 2016–17 FA Women's Cup.[7]

Everton[edit]

In August 2018, Stringer signed for Everton L.F.C.[1]

International[edit]

Stringer has made appearances for various youth levels of the England national team from U-17s through U-23s.[1] She contributed 2 starts and 3 appearances for England during their runner-up finish in the 2013 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Peter Lennox (2 August 2018). "Stringer Becomes Ladies' Latest Signing". Everton FC. Archived from the original on 4 August 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  2. ^ Paul Brown (8 June 2012). "Stringer and Mannion among four Villa starlets called up by England". Aston Villa FC. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Stringer leaves Villa for FA WSL 1 leaders Birmingham". England FA. 4 July 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Blues sign England U20 star". Birmingham City Ladies. 4 July 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Stringer signed for Birmingham City Ladies in June 2014 from local rivals Aston Villa". Birmingham City FC. Archived from the original on 5 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Aston Villa Ladies re-sign Abbeyleigh Stringer from Blues". BBC. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Abbey-Leigh Stringer | Everton FC". soccerway.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.

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