Emily Westwood

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Emily Westwood
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Westwood in 2017
Personal information
Full name Emily Elizabeth Westwood[1]
Date of birth (1984-04-05) 5 April 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Dudley, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Birmingham City Ladies
Number 19
Youth career
Wolves Women
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Wolves Women
2005–2010 Everton Ladies
2010– Birmingham City Ladies 58 (3)
National team
2005–2010 England 32 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:40, 27 January 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 September 2013 (UTC)

Emily Elizabeth Westwood (born 5 April 1984) is an English football player. She is an attacking midfielder for England women and Birmingham City Ladies, but has filled in as an emergency defender when needed. She has represented her country at U-16, U-19 and U-21 levels, as well as gaining full international honours, including appearances at the UEFA Women's Championships in 2005 and 2009.

In May 2009, Westwood was one of the first 17 female players to be given central contracts by The Football Association.[2]

Club career[edit]

In December 2010, Westwood was revealed to have signed for Birmingham City Ladies' FA WSL squad.[3] With Birmingham she finished as runner-up in the 2011 and 2012 FA WSL seasons and won the 2011–12 FA Women's Cup. She also featured in two UEFA Women's Champions League campaigns. In January 2016 she extended her contract with the club.[4]

International career[edit]

Westwood made her senior debut for England in a 4–1 home friendly win over Italy in February 2005.[5]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list England's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Result Competition Scored
1 28 September 2008 Ďolíček, Prague  Czech Republic 5–1 UEFA Euro 2009 Qual. 1
2 11 February 2009 Larnaca  Finland 4–1 Friendly 1[6]
3 10 March 2009 Larnaca  Scotland 3–0 Cyprus Cup 1
4 25 October 2009 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool  Malta 8–0 2011 FIFA World Cup Qual. 1

Honours[edit]

2009–10, 2011–12
2007–08

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Statistics". FIFA. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "England Women awarded contracts". BBC Sport. 14 May 2009. Retrieved 29 July 2009. 
  3. ^ "Exciting Blues news!". She Kicks. 20 December 2010. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Westwood commits to new contract". Birmingham City L.F.C. 26 January 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "I enjoyed every minute - Emily". Women's Soccer Scene. 19 February 2005. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Preparations underway". The Football Association. 12 February 2009. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 

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