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Emma Black
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-03-12) 12 March 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Coatbridge, Scotland
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Glasgow City
Number 15
Youth career
Cumbernauld Cosmos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004– Glasgow City 107 (33)
National team
2009– Scotland 40 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 September 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:20, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

Emma Black (née Fernon; born 12 March 1987) is a former Scottish female international football defender who last played for Glasgow City in the Scottish Women's Premier League (SWPL) before retiring in 2015.[1] During her international career, Black earned 40 caps and scored 1 goal for the Scotland women's national football team.

Club career[edit]

Black began her career with Glasgow City as a striker, before subsequently converting to defence. She has currently helped the club win seven successive Scottish Women's Premier League titles,[2] adding to a previous success in 2004–05, and has participated in the UEFA Women's Champions League where she became the club's first ever European goalscorer when she netted against Athletic Bilbao, in August 2006.[3]

International career[edit]

Black captained the Scotland under-19 side before making her debut for the senior side in August 2009, against the Netherlands as second-half substitute for Kirsty McBride.[4] She scored her first international goal in a friendly against Northern Ireland in May 2010.[5]

International goals[edit]

Results list Scotland's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Result Competition Scored
1 23 May 2010 Strathclyde Homes Stadium, Dumbarton  Northern Ireland 2–0 Friendly 1


  1. ^ Campbell, Alan (22 Jul 2015). "Football: Glasgow City's Black blows the whistle at just 28". thenational.scot. The National. Retrieved 3 Dec 2016. 
  2. ^ Menzies, Johnathon (27 November 2009). "Glasgow City Ladies secure third league title". Perthshire Advertiser. 
  3. ^ Paterson, Colin (1 July 2009). "Emma hopes to star in Scotland colours". Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser. 
  4. ^ "Scotland v Netherlands". The Scottish FA. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  5. ^ Ritchie, Caitlin (24 May 2010). "Football: A match of firsts for Scotland in 2-0 win over Northern Ireland". Sportsister.com. 

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