Eilish McSorley

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Eilish McSorley
Eilish McSorley (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-04-24) 24 April 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Girvan, Scotland
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Central Defender
Club information
Current team
Mallbackens IF
Number 4
Youth career
Girvan Boy's Club
Ayr United Girls
Kilmarnock Girls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2014 Glasgow City
2015– Mallbackens IF 19 (0)
National team
2009–2012 Scotland U19[1] 28 (6)
2012– Scotland 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:23, 1 February 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:09, 5 June 2015 (UTC)

Eilish McSorley (born 24 April 1993) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a defender for Mallbackens IF of the Swedish Damallsvenskan and the Scotland women's national team.

Club career[edit]

Between the age of six and twelve McSorley played for Girvan Boys Club. Before moving on to Ayr United GFC under-17's and then Kilmarnock LFC under-17.[2] She joined Glasgow City in August 2008,[3] and was promoted from the reserves into the first team for City's UEFA Women's Champions League campaign in 2009.[4]

McSorley helped Glasgow City reach the quarter-finals of the 2014–15 UEFA Women's Champions League but elected to join Swedish Damallsvenskan side Mallbackens IF in January 2015 on a one year professional contract.[5]

International career[edit]

Having progressed through the Scotland age group sides from under-16 upwards, McSorley made her debut for the full Scotland national side against Cameroon in a July 2012 challenge match.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eilish McSorley - Women's A Squad". The Scottish FA. Retrieved 26 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "Eilish McSorely". [sic] Youth Football Scotland. Retrieved 22 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Eilish McSorley". Glasgow City FC. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Champion's League beckons for women's footballers". University of Stirling. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 4 March 2011. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Mullen, Scott (5 January 2015). "Eilish McSorley reveals heartache over leaving Glasgow City for Sweden". Evening Times. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Love seals Scottish women's win over Olympics-bound Cameroon". The Scotsman. 16 July 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 

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