Chloe Arthur

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Chloe Arthur
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Arthur (number 23) playing for Scotland in Euro 2017
Personal information
Full name Chloe Susan Arthur[1]
Date of birth (1995-01-21) 21 January 1995 (age 27)
Place of birth Erskine, Scotland
Height 169 cm (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Aston Villa
Number 8
Youth career


Erskine Y.F.C
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Celtic 41 (6)
2015 Hibernian
2016–2018 Bristol City 35 (4)
2018–2020 Birmingham City 31 (1)
2020– Aston Villa 19 (1)
National team
2010–2012 Scotland U17 14 (0)
2012–2014 Scotland U19 22 (0)
2015– Scotland 30 (2)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 2 July 2020
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 12 June 2021(UTC)

Chloe Susan Arthur (born 21 January 1995) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Aston VIlla in the FA WSL and the Scotland national team.

Club career[edit]

Arthur broke into the Celtic first team aged 17, coming through the club's Youth Academy. In December 2014, Arthur transferred together with Heather Richards from Celtic to Hibernian,[2] where she was part of the team that reached the Scottish Cup final and finished second in the league.[3]

In January 2016, after a year in Edinburgh, she joined Bristol City in the FA WSL 2.[4] On 14 February, she scored on her Bristol debut in a 7–1 win against Queens Park Rangers in the FA Cup. She finished her first season at the club with three goals in 20 appearances. On 8 February 2017, Bristol announced that Arthur had signed new deal with the club.[5] She finished her second season with two goals in 8 appearances.[6]

In July 2017, she signed a new contract with the Vixens.[7]

On 25 July 2018, Arthur joined Birmingham City on a two-year deal.[8]

On 2 July 2020, Arthur joined newly-promoted Aston Villa.[9]

International career[edit]

Arthur has represented Scotland at under-17 and under-19 levels. On 8 February 2015, she made her senior debut for Scotland, coming on as a 63rd-minute substitute for Fiona Brown in a 4–0 win against Northern Ireland.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Her father Gary was one of ten people killed when a police helicopter crashed into the Clutha Bar, Glasgow, in November 2013.[11][12]


  1. ^ a b "FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ List of Players - Scotland" (PDF). FIFA. 27 May 2019. p. 19. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 May 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Hibernian Ladies sign Chloe Arthur and Heather Richards". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Bristol City Women complete Arthur deal". Archived from the original on 26 October 2017. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Chloe Arthur: Scotland midfielder joins Bristol City". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Vixens Secure Arthur Ahead Of Spring Series". Bristol City Women FC. Archived from the original on 26 October 2017. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Bristol City Women FC Player Stats". Bristol City Women FC. Retrieved 25 October 2017.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Chloe Arthur Extends Vixens Stay". Bristol City Women FC. Archived from the original on 26 October 2017. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Chloe Arthur makes Blues Women switch". Birmingham City F.C. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Chloë Arthur signs for Villa Women".
  10. ^ "Northern Ireland - Scotland on". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  11. ^ "Clutha victim dad inspires Arthur". BBC Sport. BBC. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  12. ^ "Chloe Arthur: Clutha victim's daughter on wishing dad was here to see her success". Evening Times. 28 September 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.

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