Ella Franklin-Fraiture

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Ella Franklin-Fraiture
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-07-15) 15 July 1997 (age 25)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Aston Villa
Number 4
Youth career
0000–2014 Oxford United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2018 Oxford United 17 (0)
2018–2019 Leicester City 14 (1)
2019– Aston Villa 16 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 19:55, 19 May 2021 (UTC)

Ella Franklin-Fraiture (born 15 July 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for FA WSL club for Aston Villa.[1][2]

Career[edit]

She joined the academy of Oxford United at the age of 10, and made her first-team debut for the club in 2014 at the age of 16.[3][4] In the summer of 2018, she joined Leicester City,[4] before signing with Aston Villa in 2019.[5] In May 2021, it was announced that Franklin-Fraiture would leave the club upon the expiry of her contract at the end of the following month.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Franklin-Fraiture graduated with a degree in sports science from the University of Birmingham.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ella Franklin-Fraiture". avfc.co.uk. Aston Villa W.F.C. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  2. ^ Ella Franklin-Fraiture at Soccerway. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Oxford Women sign Franklin-Fraiture" – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  4. ^ a b "Ella Franklin-Fraiture signs for Leicester City Women". 16 August 2018.
  5. ^ "ASTON VILLA WOMEN: THREE MAJOR SIGNINGS ANNOUNCED". Aston Villa Football Club. 4 July 2019.
  6. ^ Bunting, Josh (19 May 2021). "Arsenal target Mana Iwabuchi departs Aston Villa". Hackney Gazette. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Ella is back up and running after tough break". womenscompetitions.thefa.com.
  8. ^ "Ella Franklin-Fraiture joins Aston Villa Women in Second Leicester Swoop". Under A Gaslit Lamp. 4 July 2019. Retrieved 8 December 2020.