|Full name||Demi Lee Courtney Stokes|
|Date of birth||12 December 1991|
|Place of birth||Dudley, West Midlands, England|
|Height||5 ft 3 in (1.59 m)|
|2011–2014||South Florida Bulls||73||(17)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 April 2019 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:40, 3 September 2019 (UTC)
Demi Lee Courtney Stokes (born 12 December 1991) is an English footballer who plays for Manchester City and the England national team. She previously played for Sunderland in the English FA Women's Premier League.
Stokes joined Sunderland's youth academy as an 8-year-old and began playing in the first team at 16. She was part of the team which won the 2008–09 FA Women's Premier League Northern Division and lost the 2009 FA Women's Cup final 2–1 to Arsenal. She accepted a four-year scholarship to the University of South Florida in 2011.
In January 2015, Stokes signed a three-year professional contract with Manchester City.
In July 2009 Stokes featured as England under-19 won the 2009 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship in Belarus, with a 2–0 final win over Sweden. In 2010, she helped England reach the final of the 2010 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship in Macedonia, where they lost their title to France. Later that summer Stokes started two of England's three games at the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany.
Newly appointed England coach Mark Sampson included Stokes in a 30-player squad for the annual training camp in La Manga, which included a match against Norway on 17 January 2014. She started the 1–1 draw with Norway at left back, to win her first senior cap. In April 2014 she scored in England's 9–0 thrashing of Montenegro at Falmer Stadium, Brighton and Hove.
2019 Women's World Cup
In the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, Stokes played left back in England's match against Japan where she helped England win 2–0. Stokes also played in the quarter final against Norway, helping England beat Norway 3–0.
- Scores and results list England's goal tally first.
|1.||5 April 2014||Falmer Stadium, Brighton and Hove, England||Montenegro||7–0||9–0||World Cup 2015 qualification|
In July 2013 Stokes captained Great Britain to a gold medal in the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia. On 27 May 2021 it was announced that Stokes had been selected in the Great Britain women's Olympic football team for the 2020 Olympics.
- Statistics accurate as of match played 27 July 2021.
- List of England women's international footballers
- List of Manchester City W.F.C. players
- List of Vancouver Whitecaps Women players
- FA WSL records and statistics
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- "Lianne Sanderson recalled to England training squad". British Broadcasting Corporation. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
- "New England women's boss Mark Sampson denied winning start". British Broadcasting Corporation. 17 January 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
- Magowan, Alistair (5 April 2014). "Toni Duggan hits hat-trick as England thrash Montenegro 9–0". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
- Brookes, Christian (19 January 2016). "Demi Stokes interview: Lionesses defender's breakout beats with the Bulls". Beats & Rhymes FC. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
- FIFA.com. "FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ - Matches - Japan - England - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Archived from the original on 7 June 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
- FIFA.com. "FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ - Matches - Norway - England - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Archived from the original on 7 June 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
- "Team GB: Steph Houghton, Sophie Ingle and Caroline Weir in Olympics squad". bbc.co.uk. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
- "Gateshead College". Gateshead College. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
- Creighton, Jessica (19 April 2020). "Demi Stokes: England defender on health, cooking and helping others during coronavirus lockdown". Sky Sports. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
- "D. Stokes". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
- "England record statement win over Japan to clinch prestigious SheBelieves Cup". The Football Association. 5 March 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
- Aluko, Eniola (2019), They Don't Teach This, Random House, ISBN 9781473564480
- Caudwell, Jayne (2013), Women's Football in the UK: Continuing with Gender Analyses, Taylor & Francis, ISBN 9781317966234
- Dunn, Carrie (2019), Pride of the Lionesses: The Changing Face of Women's Football in England, Pitch Publishing (Brighton) Limited, ISBN 9781785315411
- Dunn, Carrie (2016), The Roar of the Lionesses: Women's Football in England, Pitch Publishing Limited, ISBN 9781785311512
- Grainey, Timothy (2012), Beyond Bend It Like Beckham: The Global Phenomenon of Women's Soccer, University of Nebraska Press, ISBN 0803240368
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