Felicity Gibbons

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Fliss Gibbons
Millwall Lionesses Vs Aston Villa (21200596733).jpg
Playing for Millwall in 2015
Personal information
Full name Felicity Gibbons
Date of birth (1994-07-09) 9 July 1994 (age 28)
Place of birth Maidstone, England
Position(s) Defender / Striker
Club information
Current team
Crystal Palace
Number 3
Youth career
Castle Colts
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Charlton Athletic
2013–2014 Watford F.C.
2013Gillingham W.F.C. (loan)
2014–2015 Brighton & Hove Albion 17 (10)
2015–2016 Millwall Lionesses 17 (10)
2016–2017 Gillingham 19 (33)
2017–2022 Brighton & Hove Albion 75 (1)
2022– Crystal Palace 0 (0)
National team
2013 England U19 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 6 October 2018

Felicity "Fliss" Gibbons (born 9 July 1994) is an English football defender and striker currently playing for Crystal Palace.[1]

Early life[edit]

Gibbons was born in Maidstone, England and began playing football at the age of eight. She played for her youth side the Castle Colts in Kent.[2]

Club career[edit]

Gibbons started her senior career at Charlton Athletic before moving on to Watford F.C. While at Watford she went on a four-month loan at Gillingham W.F.C. in the fall of 2013.[3] She then moved onto her first spell at Brighton & Hove Albion for the 2014/2015 season. During this season she scored 10 goals in 17 appearances and won the club's Women's Player of the year.[4] In 2016 Gibbons left the Seagulls for the Millwall Lionesses. She then returned to Gillingham L.F.C. for the 2016/2017 season. While at the Kent club she scored 33 goals in 19 appearances and won the FA WPL Division One South East Top Goal Scorer award.[5] She then rejoined Albion in August 2017 ahead of the club's first-ever season in FA WSL2. Gibbons has been utilized both as a striker and a defender as Brighton & Hove Albion moved up to England's top flight, the FA WSL, for the 2018–19 season.

International career[edit]

Gibbons was part of the England U19 team for the 2012–2013 period.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Felicity Gibbons".
  2. ^ "Felicity Gibbons". Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  3. ^ "We have a lot to look forward to, says Gillingham skipper Vicky Ashton-Jones".
  4. ^ "Felicity Gibbons".
  5. ^ "Everyone's a winner". The FA. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2018.

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