Claire Emslie

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Claire Emslie
Personal information
Full name Claire Emslie
Date of birth (1994-03-08) 8 March 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Manchester City
Number 22
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2016 Florida Atlantic Owls 76 (29)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Hibernian 35 (18)
2016–2017 Bristol City 20 (11)
2017– Manchester City 20 (5)
National team
2011 Scotland U17 2 (0)
2010–2013 Scotland U19 12 (2)
2013– Scotland 14 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:38, 30 September 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:16, 12 September 2018 (UTC)

Claire Emslie (born 8 March 1994) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a forward for Manchester City and the Scotland national team.[1]

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Emslie began her senior career in 2011 with Scottish Women's Premier League team Hibernian, making her debut in a league game against Falkirk on 24 April.[1] In total, Emslie made thirty-five appearances and scored eighteen times in three seasons with Hibernian.[1] Between 2012 and 2016, Emslie attended Florida Atlantic University; majoring in exercise physiology.[2][3] During her time in the United States, she played for the university's Florida Atlantic Owls team.[2] She ended her college career with 29 goals and 10 assists in four seasons.[4]

On 16 June 2016, Emslie joined FA WSL 2 side Bristol City.[5] She went onto score ten goals in twelve matches for Bristol, leading her team to promotion into the 2017 FA WSL 1.[6] She signed a new contract with Bristol in February 2017.[6] On 1 July 2017, Emslie joined Manchester City.[7] She scored her first Man. City goal in a FA WSL Cup group stage win over Oxford United on 2 November.[1][8]

International[edit]

Emslie has represent Scotland at international level. At youth level, she won caps with the U17s and U19s.[1][5] She scored goals in consecutive UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship tournaments in 2012 and 2013 respectively.[1] In June 2013, Emslie made her senior debut against Iceland in an international friendly.[9]

After it became clear that she would be based in the United States for a long period, Emslie was not considered for international selection until her studies in Florida concluded and she moved to England.[3] Her second cap came in a friendly against Denmark in January 2017.[3][10] She was recalled to the national team in August when new manager Shelley Kerr called her up for a friendly against Hungary.[11] Emslie subsequently scored her first senior international goal in a 0–3 win at the Telki Training Centre in Pest County.[12][13]

Personal life[edit]

Emslie was born in Edinburgh and raised in Penicuik;[3] her parents are named Neil and Anna.[2] She counts former Hibernian teammate Caroline Weir and Bristol colleague Chloe Arthur among her close friends.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 12 September 2018.[1][14]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup[a] League Cup[b] Continental[c] Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hibernian 2011 Premier League 16 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 18 3
2012 10 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 8
2013 9 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 7
Total 35 18 0 0 4 0 0 0 39 18
Bristol City 2016 FA WSL 2 12 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 10
2017 FA WSL 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
Total 20 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 21 11
Manchester City 2017–18 FA WSL 17 4 3 1 7 3 8[d] 1[e] 0 0 35 9
2018–19 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 17 4 3 1 9 3 8 1 0 0 37 9
Career total 72 33 3 1 14 3 8 1 0 0 97 38

International[edit]

As of 12 September 2018.[1]
National team Year Apps Goals
Scotland 2013 1 0
2017 4 2
2018 9 1
Total 14 3

International goals[edit]

As of 6 May 2018. Scores and results list Scotland's goal tally first.
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1 14 September 2017 Telki Training Centre, Telki, Hungary 3  Hungary 2–0 3–0 Friendly [12][13]
2 24 October 2017 Paisley 2021 Stadium, Paisley, Scotland 5  Albania 4–0 5–0 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification [15]
3 10 April 2018 Paisley 2021 Stadium, Paisley, Scotland 11  Poland 2–0 3–0 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification [16]

Honours[edit]

Hibernian[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Claire Emslie profile". Soccerway. 4 May 2017. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Claire Emslie profile". FAU Sports. 4 May 2017. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Claire Emslie: Scotland winger targets World Cup after missing Euro 2017". BBC Sport. 13 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  4. ^ "FAU women's soccer archives". FAUSPORTS.COM. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  5. ^ a b "BCWFC announce new signing Claire Emslie". Bristol City W.F.C. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Bristol City Women: Chloe Arthur and Claire Emslie extend deals". BBC Sport. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Man City Women to sign Claire Emslie". Manchester City W.F.C. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Report: Oxford 0–6 City". Manchester City W.F.C. 2 November 2017. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Claire Emslie profile". Scottish FA. 4 May 2017. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  10. ^ "International friendly: Denmark Women 2–2 Scotland Women". BBC Sport. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Shelley Kerr names first SWNT squad". Scottish Football Association. 23 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  12. ^ a b "Kerr begins reign with resounding victory". Scottish Football Association. 14 September 2017. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  13. ^ a b "Hungary Women 0–3 Scotland Women: Kerr kicks off reign with win in friendly". BBC Sport. 14 September 2017. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  14. ^ "Manchester City W.F.C. fixtures". Manchester City W.F.C. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  15. ^ "Five star Scotland rampant in victory". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  16. ^ "Match Details". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 11 April 2018.

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