Amy Rodgers

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Amy Rodgers
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Rodgers for London City 2021
Personal information
Full name Amy Mae Rodgers
Date of birth (2000-05-04) 4 May 2000 (age 22)
Place of birth Barnet, England
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
London City Lionesses
Number 8
Youth career
Vale Juniors Congleton
Crewe Alexandra
Everton
Liverpool
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017- 2021 Liverpool 50 (4)
2021- London City Lionesses 26 (8)
National team
2016– 17 England U17 9 (0)
2018– 19 England U19 14 (1)
2019– 20 England U21 4
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of July 19, 2021
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 00:45, July 19, 2021 (UTC)

Amy Mae Rodgers (born 4 May 2000) is an English professional football midfielder who plays for London City Lionesses[1] in the FA Women's Championship.

Club career[edit]

Rodgers started playing football with Vale Juniors Congleton. She then moved on and played within youth sides at Crewe Alexandra and then at the Everton Ladies's Centre of Excellence before joining the Liverpool youth system.

Liverpool[edit]

Rodgers made her first team debut away at Yeovil Town Ladies during the 2017 Spring Series proving to be a talented youngster in the Reds ranks.[2] In 2016 she was named Young Sports Achiever of the Year at The Everybody Awards. The event is held annually to recognise the exceptional achievements of sporting and community heroes in Cheshire East.[3] In May 2019 she was named 2018–19 Fan's Liverpool Women's Player of the Year [4] and Young Player of the Season.[5] Rodgers is in the running for the Women's Rising Star of the Year award at the 2019 Northwest Football Awards.[6] In July 2020 Rodgers signed a contract extentsion at Liverpool Women FC.[7]

Rodgers for Liverpool 2019

London City Lionesses[edit]

Rodgers joined London City Lionesses in July 2021.[8] In a successful first season she was the top goal scorer, top for assists and won goal of the season in the end of season awards.[9] She was also nominated for the On Her Side Championship Player of the Year.[10]

International career[edit]

Rodgers has also represented England at youth levels, but also qualifies to play for Scotland through her Glaswegian mother. She debuted with the England U17, playing seven times for the side.[11] Rodgers was a member of the U19's squad[12] who secured qualification for the European Championships in Scotland in summer 2019.[13][14] She is a current member of the England WU21 squad.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Rodgers combined her full-time football commitments with studying for a Psychology degree at the University of Liverpool. In July 2022 she graduated with a first class honours degree.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London City Lionesses add Amy Rodgers to roster of top 2021 signings". 16 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Reds teen Amy Rodgers embracing full-time football". Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Young Sports Achiever of the Year at The Everybody Awards". Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Liverpool FC Players Awards 2018–19". Liverpool Fc.
  5. ^ "LFC Women Young Player of The Season 2018–19".
  6. ^ "NWFA 2019". Northwest Football Awards. Archived from the original on 27 July 2012. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Amy Rodgers extends her contract".
  8. ^ "London City Lionesses land ex-Liverpool midfielder Amy Rodgers". 17 July 2021.
  9. ^ "London City Lionesses End of Season Awards".
  10. ^ "Amy Rodgers On Her Side Awards".
  11. ^ Association, The Football. "Eighteen players selected for UEFA Euro Women's U17 finals". www.thefa.com.
  12. ^ https://shekicks.net/u-19-lionesses-squad-named-for-la-manga-tournament U19 Lionesses Squad For La Manga
  13. ^ Association, The Football. "England U19s seal Euro Finals spot after winning three out of three in qualifying". www.thefa.com.
  14. ^ "Amy Rodgers – England – WU19 EURO". UEFA.com.
  15. ^ "Liverpool FC Women players head off on international duty - Liverpool FC".
  16. ^ "Amy Rodgers Graduation".

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