Ellen White (footballer)

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Ellen White
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White in 2019
Personal information
Full name Ellen Toni Convery[1]
Birth name Ellen Toni White
Date of birth (1989-05-09) 9 May 1989 (age 33)[2]
Place of birth Aylesbury, England[3]
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[4]
Position(s) Forward[4]
Youth career
1997–2005 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Chelsea 48 (21)
2008–2010 Leeds Carnegie 24 (17)
2010–2013 Arsenal 32 (11)
2014–2016 Notts County 24 (6)
2017–2019 Birmingham City 26 (23)
2019–2022 Manchester City 56 (20)
Total 217 (98)
National team
2010 England U23 3 (0)
2010–2022 England 113 (52)
2012–2022 Great Britain Olympic 8 (6)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Ellen Toni Convery (née White, born 9 May 1989), commonly known as Ellen White, is an English former professional footballer who played as a forward. She is the record England women’s goal scorer. With England, she has competed at three FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments: in the 2011, 2015 and 2019, reaching the semi-finals in 2015 and 2019 and finishing third in 2015. White earned the Bronze Boot award at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France. She represented Great Britain team at the 2012 and 2020 Summer Olympics.[5][6]

Having progressed through Arsenal academy, White returned to the Gunners in 2010 after spells with Chelsea and Leeds United. She has also played for Notts County and Birmingham City.[5][6] White earned the WSL's Golden Boot Award for most goals scored during the 2017–18 season. With Arsenal, she won the league in 2011 and 2012; the FA Women's Cup in 2011 and 2013 and the FA WSL Cup in 2011, 2012, and 2013. With Birmingham City, she was the league's top scorer in 2018. With Manchester City, she won the Women's FA Cup in 2020.

White has been named England's International Player of the Year three times, in 2011, 2018 and 2021.

Early life and education[edit]

Born and raised in Aylesbury, White attended The Grange School, Aylesbury before attending Waddesdon Church of England School for sixth form.[7] Because the school did not have a girls' football team, she played with the boys.[8] Her father, Jon, ran a soccer academy called 'Mini Dux' in Aylesbury, where she played football as a child.[9] She then played football for Aylesbury Town before being spotted by Arsenal scouts at the age of eight.[9] Aged nine, she appeared on the front page of The Bucks Herald, in a report on how she had been banned from playing in a football league with boys.[10]

Club career[edit]

2005–08: Chelsea[edit]

Ellen White left Arsenal aged 16 to join London rivals Chelsea in 2005. White was top scorer for Chelsea for three seasons.

2008–10: Leeds United[edit]

White left Chelsea to join Leeds Carnegie in June 2008.[2][11] Within months of signing for Leeds, she suffered a cruciate ligament injury that kept her out of the game for a lengthy spell.[12] At the end of the 2008 season, she scored five goals in four matches.[13] During the 2009–10 season, her five goals in seven appearances ranked second on the team.[14] In February 2010, she scored twice as Leeds beat Everton in the final of the FA Women's Premier League Cup.[15]

2010–13: Arsenal[edit]

White with Arsenal warming up prior to a match.

In July 2010, White returned to Arsenal after five years away, following the break up of the Leeds squad due to a funding crisis.[16] During her time at Arsenal with manager Laura Harvey, they won three league titles and two FA Cups.[17] During the 2011 season, she scored six goals in thirteen appearances for the club.[18] Her first goal was a game-opener in the 40th minute of a 2–1 loss to Birmingham City.[18] Arsenal finished first in the league with a 10–2–2 record.[19] White's six goals ranked fourth highest in the league and second highest on the team.[19] The same year, she helped the club win the 2011 FA WSL Cup and 2010–11 FA Women's Cup.[18] During the semi-final of the 2010–11 FA Women's Cup, she scored a hat-trick lifting Arsenal to a 5–0 win over Barnet F.C. and berth to the final where they defeated Bristol Academy 2–0.[20][21]

During the 2012 season, White scored three goals in ten appearances.[18] On 23 September, she scored a brace against Liverpool lifting the team to a 4–0 win.[22] Her final goal of the season during a 1–1 draw against Birmingham City on 7 October ensured that Arsenal finished the season undefeated and in first place with a 10–0–4 record.[23][24]

White scored 2 goals in 14 appearances during the 2013 season.[18] Arsenal finished in first place for the third consecutive season of the new league.[25]

2013–16: Notts County[edit]

White (left) for Notts County in 2015.

White left Arsenal at the end of the 2013 season, joining Notts County on a three-year deal ahead of the 2014 season.[26] In April, White suffered an ACL injury and was out for the entire WSL season. In January 2015, the club confirmed that she was back in training ahead of the 2015 season.[27] White scored a goal and assist in her first two games since returning from injury.[28] She finished the 2015 season with 3 goals in 14 appearances.[18] Notts County finished the regular season in fifth place.[29] White scored three goals for Notts County during the 2016 season in ten appearances.[18] The club finished in sixth place during the regular season.[30]

2017–19: Birmingham City[edit]

White with Birmingham City in 2017

White left Notts County in 2017 and signed for Birmingham City after her contract had expired.[31] Despite being offered a new contract by Notts County, White made the move to the West Midlands, which seemed even more prudent after the latter were disbanded. White scored the winning penalty against Chelsea to take Birmingham to the 2017 FA Women's Cup Final where they were defeated 4–1 by Manchester City.[32] During the FA WSL Spring Series, White scored two goals in four appearances.[18] Birmingham City finished in seventh place.[33] During the 2017–18 season, her 15 goals in 14 matches ranked first in the league.[18] She scored a game-winning brace against Bristol City on 28 March and a hat-trick against Arsenal on 29 April securing the club's 3–0 win.[34] Birmingham City finished in fifth place during the regular season.[35] During the 2018–19 season, White scored six goals in eight appearances.[18] On 17 April 2019, she scored a brace against Everton lifting Birmingham City to a 3–1 win.[36] On 28 April, she scored a game-winning brace against Liverpool.[37] Birmingham City finished in fourth place during the regular season with a 13–6–1 record.[38]

2019–22: Manchester City[edit]

In May 2019, White announced she was joining Manchester City, signing on 1 July on a two-year deal.[39] At the start of the 2019–20 season, White suffered a knee injury requiring surgery causing her to miss the 2019 Women's International Champions Cup and the first three months of the season.[40][41] White's first appearance for Manchester City was in their Champions League defeat to Atlético Madrid.[42] White's first goal for the club was against her former club Birmingham City in the League Cup.[43] On 7 November 2020 White became the second player in WSL history to reach fifty goals after she scored a brace in Manchester City's 8–1 victory over Bristol City. On 7 February 2021 she became the all-time record goal scorer in the WSL, having scored 55 times to Vivianne Miedema's 54.[44] On 22 May 2021, White signed a two-year contract with Manchester City, keeping her there until 2023;[45] White announced her retirement on 22 August 2022 after winning the Euros with England.[46] Earlier in the month she had not returned to training with the other Lionesses in the Manchester City squad after the Euro break, citing "personal reasons" at the time.[47]

International career[edit]

England[edit]

White played for England at under-17, under-19, under-20 and under-23 levels.[11] She made her senior England debut in March 2010 at home to Austria, scoring in the final minute as England won 3–0.[48]

After being selected in England's 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup squad, White scored in a 2–0 group stage win over Japan, who ultimately won the trophy.[49] White was recognised for her form over 2011, being voted the England Women's Player of the Year.[50]

White was selected for England's UEFA Women's Euro 2013 Squad. However, after scoring England's only goal in the friendly defeat to Sweden leading into the tournament, White was left frustrated by lack of service throughout the tournament as England failed to progress from the group stage.[citation needed]

White (right) playing for England against Montenegro in April 2014.

Just months after returning from an anterior cruciate ligament injury, White was called up for pre-World Cup friendlies in April 2015.[28] White also made the final squad for England's 2015 Women's World Cup team,[51] after scoring three in qualification, netting two in an 8–0 win over Turkey[52] and another in a 6–0 win over Belarus.[53] White failed to score in the finals, however, which saw England finish third—their best world cup performance.[54]

White (right) playing against Scotland at the 2017 Women's Euros.

White scored in England's opening match of the 2017 Women's Euros in a 6–0 win over Scotland.[55] This followed two goals in qualifying, in two different 7–0 victories over Serbia.[56][57] England finished top of group D, but were knocked out in the semi-finals by the eventual tournament champions Netherlands.[58]

White scored twice in the 2018 SheBelieves Cup, both coming in England's match against Germany.[59] White was joint top scorer in the competition which saw England finish second.[60] In the 2019 edition England won the tournament for the first time,[61] with White scoring once against Brasil.[62]

At the 2019 Women's World Cup, White scored in England's opening game against Scotland,[63] before scoring twice in England's final group stage game against Japan.[64] She scored her fourth of the tournament in the round of 16 match against Cameroon,[65] and later scored her fifth in a 3–0 quarter final win over Norway.[66] In the semi-final match against the USA, White scored the equaliser before having a second goal disallowed by video assistant referee (VAR). She also won a penalty for England; however, the penalty was not converted and England were beaten by the holders – losing 2–1.[67][68] Her performance during the tournament has been compared with that of Harry Kane's World Cup performance due to their similar goal scoring record.[69] England finished in fourth place, losing to Sweden 2–1 in the third place play-off; although, White had a goal ruled out for handball by VAR.[70] White ended the tournament as joint top goalscorer with six goals, with that, she became England women's all-time top World Cup goalscorer and was awarded the Bronze Boot—as she recorded fewer assists than Silver and Golden Boot winners Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe respectively.[71]

On her return to the national team following a three month long injury, White scored in a 2–1 defeat to Germany at Wembley Stadium. The game attracted a record crowd for a Lioness's game of 77,768.[72]

During England's first game of 2021, and first in 11 months, White scored a hat-trick in a 6–0 thrashing of Northern Ireland.[73]

White made her 100th cap for England against Austria on 27 November 2021 and scored the only goal in a 1–0 win, continuing England's one hundred percent winning run in qualification for the 2023 FIFA World Cup.[74] The following game, White became England's all time record goals scorer, scoring a hat-trick in a 20–0 defeat of Latvia. The game was a multi-record breaking game as four players scored a hat-trick for the first time in an England game and was the largest victory for both men's and women's senior England sides, surpassing the women's team's 2005 13–0 win against Hungary and the men's 1882 13–0 win against Ireland.[75][76]

In June 2022 White was included in the England squad for the UEFA Women's Euro 2022. White started all six games and scored two goals in an 8–0 victory over Norway, a record win for a game in either the men's or women's European Championships. England won the tournament beating Germany 2–1 in the final, England's first major tournament trophy since the men's World Cup in 1966.[77][78]

Following the win, White appeared on the cover of OK! with fellow Lionesses Lucy Bronze and Keira Walsh; the three were interviewed about the state of women's football.[79][80] A month after the tournament, White announced her retirement from football on 22 August 2022, departing as England's top female goal scorer and second overall goal scorer with 52 international goals (behind Wayne Rooney's 53 and ahead of Harry Kane's 50). In a letter shared on Twitter, White wrote that "this is my time to say goodbye to football and watch the next generation shine", adding that it had been an honour to play football for England and that her dreams had come true by winning the European title. England manager Sarina Wiegman paid tribute to White after the announcement, saying that "the game will miss her greatly."[46]

Great Britain Olympics[edit]

In June 2012, White was named in the 18-woman Great Britain squad for the 2012 London Olympics,[81] where Team GB finished the tournament as quarter-finalists after finishing top of their group.[82]

After being selected for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, White scored twice as Team GB played a warm up match against New Zealand.[83] She scored three times during the group stage including a brace in GB's Group E opener against Chile, in addition to a hat-trick against Australia in the quarter final, which Team GB lost 4–3 in extra time after the score was 2–2 at the end of the 90 minutes.[84]

Personal life[edit]

White is married to Callum Convery.[85] White comes from a family of West Ham United supporters who, alongside her husband, regularly attend her matches.[86]

In 2016, White was awarded the title of Honorary Freewoman of the Parish of Aylesbury by Aylesbury Town Council.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of end of 2021–22 season[18]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Shield Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Chelsea 2005–06 WPL ? ? ? ? ? ?
2006–07 WPL ? ? ? ? ? ?
2007–08 WPL ? ? ? ? ? ?
Total 48 21 ? ? 48 21
Leeds Carnegie 2008–09 WPL ? ? ? ? ? ?
2009–10 WPL ? ? ? ? ? ?
Total 24 17 ? ? 24 17
Arsenal 2011 WSL 1 13 6 ? ? 0 0 8 3 21 8
2012 WSL 1 10 3 ? ? 3 1 8 2 18 12
2013 WSL 1 14 2 ? ? 5 5 8 2 22 14
Arsenal UWCL[a] 4 1 4 1
Total 32 11 ? ? 8 6 28 7 62 34
Notts County 2014 WSL 1 0 0 ? ? 0 0 0 0
2015 WSL 1 14 3 ? ? 7 6 14 3
2016 WSL 1 10 3 ? ? 2 2 10 3
Total 24 6 ? ? 9 4 33 11
Birmingham City 2017 WSL SS 4 2 ? ? 4 2
2017–18 WSL 14 15 ? ? 0 0 14 15
2018–19 WSL 8 6 ? ? 2 0 8 6
Total 26 23 ? ? 2 0 28 23
Manchester City 2019–20 WSL 12 6 1 2 4 1 1 0 18 9
2020–21 WSL 22 10 4 2 3 0 1 0 6 3 34 15
2021–22 WSL 22 4 4 3 7 3 1 0 34 10
Total 56 20 9 8 14 4 1 0 8 3 62 24
Career total 217 98 9 8 33 18 1 0 37 11 291 140

International[edit]

Statistics accurate as of match played 31 July 2022.[18][87]
Year England Great Britain
Apps Goals Apps Goals
2010 8 4 N/A
2011 8 4 N/A
2012 3 1 4 0
2013 7 8 N/A
2014 1 0 N/A
2015 9 0 N/A
2016 2 2 N/A
2017 12 5 N/A
2018 6 2 N/A
2019 15 9 N/A
2020 3 1 N/A
2021 9 12 4 6
2022 12 4 N/A
Total 113 52 8 6

Honours[edit]

White with the 2011 FA WSL trophy

Leeds United[15]

Arsenal[5][88][89][90]

Manchester City

England U19

England

Individual

Records

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ For 2013—14 season; statistics listed in 2013 is for the 2012—13 season, 2012 is for the 2011—13 season, and 2011 is for the 2010—12 season.

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Further reading[edit]

  • 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
  • Clarke, Gemma (2019), Soccerwomen: The Icons, Rebels, Stars, and Trailblazers Who Transformed the Beautiful Game, ISBN 9781568589206
  • 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
  • Smith, Kelly (2012), Footballer: My Story, Transworld, ISBN 9781446488591
  • Stay, Shane (2019), The Women's World Cup 2019 Book: Everything You Need to Know About the Soccer World Cup, Books on Demand, ISBN 1782551921
  • Theivam, Keiran and Jeff Kassouf (2019), The Making of the Women's World Cup: Defining stories from a sport’s coming of age, Little, ISBN 1472143310

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