Carla Humphrey

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Carla Humphrey
Carla Humphrey Arsenal Ladies Vs Liverpool (19049283133).jpg
Carla Humphrey playing for Arsenal in July 2015
Personal information
Full name Carla Humphrey
Date of birth (1996-12-15) 15 December 1996 (age 25)
Place of birth Brampton, Cambridgeshire, England,[1]
Position(s) Forward, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 17
Youth career
Brampton
Rushden & Diamonds
2005–2015 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Arsenal 8 (2)
2016Doncaster Rovers Belles (loan) 15 (1)
2017–2021 Bristol City 64 (0)
2021– Liverpool 8 (0)
National team
2010 England U15 2 (0)
2011–2012 England U17 5 (1)
2013–2015 England U19 13 (1)
2016 England U20 3 (0)
2016 England U23 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 8 September 2019[3]
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 8 September 2019[2]

Carla Humphrey (born 15 December 1996) is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Liverpool.[4]

Early life[edit]

Humphrey attended sixth-form at Hinchingbrooke School in Cambridgeshire.[5]

Club career[edit]

Humphrey started playing football for her local boys' team at Brampton followed by two years with Rushden & Diamonds. She joined the Arsenal Ladies Centre of Excellence in 2006 and progressed through the age groups.[5] Humphrey impressed through her time at the academy winning the FA Youth cup twice, the U17 league and the FA Development league. During her final season in the FA WSL Development League Southern Division she was the top scorer with 22 goals in 20 games and was voted the Players’ Player of the Year[6][7]

Humphrey signed her first professional contract with Arsenal in February 2015.[8][9] Following a 2015 season where she saw limited playing time, Humphrey went on loan to the Doncaster Rovers Belles for the 2016 FA WSL season.[10][11] She returned to Arsenal for the 2017 FA WSL Spring Series. Following this series, Humphrey signed for Bristol City ahead of the 2017–18 season.[12][13]

Humphrey signed for Liverpool in July 2021, helping the club to promotion back to the Women's Super League in her first season.[14][15]

International career[edit]

At international level, Humphrey has represented England at under-15, under-16, under-17, under-19, under-20 and most recently under-23 level.[4][16]

Honours[edit]

Liverpool F.C.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Laverty, Rich (24 March 2016). "On the Rise: Carla Humphrey". OurGameMagazine.com. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Carla Humphrey". TheFA.com. Archived from the original on 2 May 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  3. ^ "C. Humphrey". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Carla Humphrey". Bristol City.
  5. ^ a b "Brampton's Arsenal starlet Carla Humphrey bags top awards". The Hunts Post. 26 November 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Young midfielder Carla Humphrey has signed her first contract with Arsenal Ladies". Arsenal F.C.
  7. ^ "Bristol City announce the signing of Carla Humphrey from Arsenal Ladies". 29 June 2017.
  8. ^ Bletsoe, Dai (20 February 2015). "Arsenal Ladies tie down youngster Carla Humphrey and experienced Kelly Smith to new deals". Vavel. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  9. ^ Bazely, Marc (4 July 2015). "Arsenal player Carla Humphrey helps to inspire next generation". Cambridge News. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  10. ^ "Carla Humphrey: Doncaster Rovers Belles sign midfielder". BBC. 20 January 2016. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  11. ^ Skilbeck, John (23 March 2016). "5 players to watch in the Women's Super League this season". Mirror. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Carla Humphrey leaves Arsenal Ladies". www.arsenal.com. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  13. ^ "City Women snap up Arsenal youngster". Bristol City. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  14. ^ "Carla Humphrey joins Liverpool FC Women". liverpoolfc.com. 2 July 2021. Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  15. ^ Baldwin, Isabel (3 July 2021). "Liverpool Women announce midfielder Carla Humphrey as fifth summer signing". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  16. ^ "Norway 0–1 England Women's U23s". Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  17. ^ "Liverpool promoted to WSL after clinching Championship title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 9 August 2022.

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