Danielle Carter (footballer)

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Danielle Carter
Danielle Carter 2014 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Danielle Carter-Loblack[1]
Date of birth (1993-05-18) 18 May 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth England
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Arsenal
Number 9
Youth career
Leyton Orient
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Arsenal 80[2][3] (21)
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 1 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 July 2016.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 September 2015

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

Club career[edit]

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.[4] 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.[5]

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, she scored the only goal of the match in the 18th minute.

International career[edit]

Carter started playing for England at U-15 level.[6] She played as England came fourth in the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand, scoring twice against Brazil.[7] 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.[8]

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.[9][10]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list England's goal tally first.
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 21 September 2015 A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia 1  Estonia 1–0 8–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying
2 7–0
3 8–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Athlete Information". Universiade Kazan 2013 Russia. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "England - D. Carter". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "FA Women's Premier League". Full Time League Websites. The Football Association. Retrieved 22 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Leyton Orient Girls Centre Of Excellence Update". Leyton Orient FC. 7 September 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Arsenal Ladies 2 Everton Ladies 3: match report". The Daily Telegraph. 2010-05-04. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  6. ^ "Danielle Carter, Leyton Orient". The Football Association. 22 October 2008. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "LEYTONSTONE: Teenage hotshot set to miss Euros". Waltham Forest News. 14 April 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "Carter earns first call-up". She Kicks. 9 September 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "Danielle Carter hat-trick guides England to opening Euro 2017 qualifying win". The Guardian. 21 September 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2015. 
  10. ^ "Euro 2017 qualifying: England thrash Estonia 8-0". BBC Sport. 21 September 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2015. 

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