Danielle Carter (footballer)

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Danielle Carter
Danielle Carter 2014 (cropped).jpg
Lining up with Arsenal in 2014
Personal information
Full name Danielle Carter[1]
Date of birth (1993-05-18) 18 May 1993 (age 29)
Place of birth East London, England
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.61 m)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Brighton & Hove Albion
Number 18
Youth career
Leyton Orient
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2020 Arsenal 101[2] (28)
2020–2021 Reading 21 (3)
2021- Brighton & Hove Albion 9 (2)
National team
2008–2010 England U-17 16 (6)
2010–2012 England U-19 16 (6)
2010 England U-20 3 (0)
2013–2016 England U-23 11 (1)
2015– England 4 (6)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 20:30, 14 September 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 19:10, 25 November 2017 (UTC)

Danielle Carter-Loblack (born 18 May 1993) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for FA WSL club Brighton & Hove Albion and the English national team.

Club career[edit]

Carter vs Liverpool in 2015

Carter came through the ranks at the Leyton Orient Girls Centre of Excellence. In 2009, she moved to Arsenal, while remaining at school in Romford.[3] In the 2010 FA Women's Cup Final, Carter was a 70th-minute substitute for Julie Fleeting, but Arsenal lost 3–2 to Everton after extra time.[4]

In 2011, Carter helped Arsenal win the inaugural FA WSL title, as well as the 2010–11 FA Women's Cup. In the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League, she scored twice against Bobruichanka and once against Rayo Vallecano as Arsenal reached the semi-final, where they lost to 1. FFC Frankfurt. Arsenal retained the WSL in 2012 but were upset by Chelsea in the semi-final of the FA Women's Cup.

In the 2015–16 FA Women's Cup final against Chelsea, she scored in the 18th minute of a 1–0 win which saw Arsenal to victory, thus lifting the cup.[5]

In May 2018, Carter injured her anterior cruciate ligament in league win against Bristol City.[6] Ten months later, against the same team, she made her return from injury in a 4–0 win. Despite this, she was ruled out of the 2019 World Cup.[7] On 28 July 2019, Carter suffered a serious knee injury in a pre-season friendly against Bayern Munich.[8] In August, it was confirmed as an anterior cruciate ligament injury to her right knee, her second in 14 months.[9]

On 15 July 2020, Reading announced the signing of Carter.[10]

Danielle Carter joined Brighton & Hove Albion from Reading for an undisclosed fee in July 2021, signing a two-year contract.

International career[edit]

Carter started playing for England at U-15 level.[11] She played as they came fourth in the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand, scoring twice against Brazil.[12] Two years later she competed in the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany.

Carter helped Great Britain win a gold medal in July 2013, at the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia.[1] In September 2013, Carter was named in the senior England squad by interim coach Brent Hills.[13]

Coach Mark Sampson gave Carter her senior international debut in a UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying match against Estonia on 21 September 2015. She marked the occasion by scoring a hat-trick in England's 8–0 win.[14][15]

International goals[edit]

As of match played 28 November 2017. England score listed first, score column indicates score after each Carter goal.
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 21 September 2015 A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia 1  Estonia 1–0 8–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying [14]
2 7–0
3 8–0
4 15 September 2016 Meadow Lane, Nottingham, England 2  Estonia 1–0 5–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying [16]
5 3–0
6 4–0

Honours[edit]

Arsenal[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Athlete Information". Universiade Kazan 2013 Russia. Archived from the original on 19 January 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. ^ Danielle Carter at Soccerway. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Leyton Orient Girls Centre of Excellence Update". Leyton Orient FC. 7 September 2009. Archived from the original on 26 October 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  4. ^ "Arsenal Ladies 2 Everton Ladies 3: match report". The Daily Telegraph. 4 May 2010. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Arsenal Ladies 1–0 Chelsea Ladies". BBC Sport. 14 May 2016. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Danielle Carter: Arsenal Women striker to have surgery after ACL injury in final game of season". BBC Sport. 6 June 2018.
  7. ^ Whyatt, Katie (23 March 2019). "'I shed tears on the pitch': Arsenal's Danielle Carter on how Petr Cech helped her in return from ACL injury". The Telegraph.
  8. ^ "Women 0 - 1 Bayern Munich Women - Match Report". Arsenal FC. 28 July 2019. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  9. ^ "Danielle Carter: Arsenal lose forward to knee injury again". BBC Sport. 12 August 2019. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  10. ^ "Arsenal Women strike star Carter signs for Kelly Chambers' side". readingfc.co.uk/. Reading F.C. 15 July 2020. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
  11. ^ "Danielle Carter, Leyton Orient". The Football Association. 22 October 2008. Archived from the original on 2 May 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  12. ^ "LEYTONSTONE: Teenage hotshot set to miss Euros". Waltham Forest News. 14 April 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  13. ^ "Carter earns first call-up". She Kicks. 9 September 2013. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 9 September 2013.
  14. ^ a b "Danielle Carter hat-trick guides England to opening Euro 2017 qualifying win". The Guardian. 21 September 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  15. ^ "Euro 2017 qualifying: England thrash Estonia 8–0". BBC Sport. 21 September 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  16. ^ Leighton, Tony (15 September 2016). "England and Danielle Carter hammer Estonia again on Euro 2017 road". The Guardian.

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