Becky Jane

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Becky Jane
Becky Jane, 15 September 2019 (02) (cropped).jpg
Jane with Liverpool in 2019
Personal information
Full name Rebecca Jane
Date of birth (1992-03-31) 31 March 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth England
Position(s) Fullback
Club information
Current team
Reading
Youth career
Fulham
Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Chelsea 9 (0)
2011–2019 Reading 112 (16)
2019–2021 Liverpool 28 (3)
2021–2022 Charlton Athletic 6 (0)
2022– Reading 0 (0)
National team
England U17
2010–11 England U19 7 (1)
2010 England U20 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 12 February 2020
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 19 November 2018

Rebecca "Becky" Jane (born 31 March 1992) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Reading in the Women's Super League. She previously played for Chelsea, Reading, Liverpool and Charlton Athletic.

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Jane (left) playing for Reading against Lewes in 2013

Jane played for Reading in the second-division FA WSL 2 during the 2015 FA WSL season. She played in the left-back position and scored two goals in 23 appearances.[1] Jane helped the team win the league and signed a professional contract with the team ahead of the 2016 season in the FAWSL 1.[1]

During the 2016 FA WSL regular season, Jane made 15 appearances for the club helping Reading finish in fourth place.[2] She was named Supporters' Player of the Year.[3][4] In January 2017, she signed an extended contract with the club until June 2019.[3] During the 2017 FA WSL Spring Series, Jane played in 7 of the club's 8 matches. Reading finished in 6th place with a 2–4–2 record.[2] During the 2017-18 FA WSL season, Jane played in six matches. The club finished in fourth place with a 9–4–5 record.[2]

In June 2019, after more than 100 appearances for Reading, she signed for Liverpool.[5]

On 25 May 2021 Jane left Liverpool after her contract expired.[6]

In May 2022, Charlton Athletic announced that Jane would be one of eight players leaving the club when their contracts expired.[7] On 3 August 2022, Jane returned to Reading, signing a one-year contract.[8]

International[edit]

Jane has represented England on the under-17, under-19,[9] and under-23 national teams.[10] She scored a goal during the semi-finals of the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand.[11] Jane played for England at the 2010 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship final.[9]

Honors and awards[edit]

with Reading

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reading women: Grace Moloney and Becky Jane sign pro deals". BBC Sport. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "England - R. Jane - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Women Soccerway". us.women.soccerway.com. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Becky Jane: Reading Women defender signs new deal until June 2019". BBC Sport. 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Reading FC Women: Trio honoured in end-of-season awards; last-day defeat to Doncaster Belles". Reading Chronicle. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  5. ^ "LFC Women agree terms for Becky Jane signing". 10 June 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  6. ^ Lea, Connie (25 May 2021). "Liverpool announce the departure of five senior players". Her Football Hub. Retrieved 25 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Charlton Athletic: Wynne and Hughes leave Championship club". bbc.co.uk/sport. BBC Sport. 24 May 2022. Retrieved 3 August 2022.
  8. ^ "LONGSTANDING ROYAL RETURNS FOR SECOND SPELL". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 3 August 2022. Retrieved 3 August 2022.
  9. ^ a b "Rebecca Jane". reading.fawsl.com. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  10. ^ "England Under-23 Squad Named for La Manga Camp". England Football Association. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  11. ^ "PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 30 September 2018.

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