Georgia Stanway

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Georgia Stanway
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Georgia Stanway lining up for Manchester City in 2017
Personal information
Full name Georgia Marie Stanway[1]
Date of birth (1999-01-03) 3 January 1999 (age 22)
Place of birth Barrow-in-Furness, England
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.62 m)[1]
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Manchester City
Number 10
Youth career
2014 Blackburn Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015– Manchester City 86 (30)
National team
2014 England U15 1 (0)
2014–2016 England U17 27 (23)
2017– England U19 7 (6)
2018– England U20 7 (6)
2018– England 23 (2)
2021– Great Britain 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 September 2021[2]
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 September 2021

Georgia Marie Stanway (born 3 January 1999) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for FA Women's Super League club Manchester City and the England national team. She has also represented England at various youth levels.

In 2016, Stanway was nominated for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. In 2017, she was nominated for PFA Women's Young Player of the Year.[3] In June 2018, she was named in the UEFA Women’s Champions League squad of the season. In 2019, she was awarded PFA Women's Young Player of the Year.

Early life[edit]

Stanway was born in Barrow-in-Furness, but moved away, aged 16, to pursue her dream of playing football.[4] She grew up idolising Alan Shearer, and supports Newcastle United.[5][6]

Club career[edit]

Blackburn Rovers[edit]

Stanway started her career at Blackburn Rovers where she played through the youth system and eventually the senior squad playing in the FA Women’s Premier League.

Manchester City[edit]

Stanway playing for Manchester City during the 2017–18 Champions League.

On 18 July 2015, Stanway completed a move to Manchester City. On 29 July, Stanway made her senior debut for Manchester City as a substitute in a 5–0 win over Durham in the Continental Cup.[7] On 27 August, she scored her first goal in a 2–0 victory against Everton.[8] She ended her maiden campaign with the club’s Rising Star award.[9] In 2016, she won the Nissan Goal of the Season award.[10] In January 2017, she signed a new contract with the club.[11]

Her performances in the 2017–18 season led her to be named in the UEFA Women's Champions League Team of the Season.[12] The following season, she was awarded the PFA Women's Young Player of the Year.[5]

On 17 November 2019, Stanway scored two goals before being sent off, after receiving two yellow cards, in a 5–0 league win against West Ham United.[13] She began the 2020–21 season by scoring a brace in a 2–0 away league win against Aston Villa.[14]

In the first Manchester derby of the 2021–22 season, Stanway received a straight red card for a high challenge on Leah Galton in the 35th minute, with the score at 0–0. Despite this, Manchester City claimed a 2–2 draw.[15]

International career[edit]

Stanway (back) playing for England in 2019

Youth[edit]

In 2016, Stanway captained England U17 to a bronze medal in the Euros and a first ever World Cup campaign.[11] In 2018, Stanway played a pivotal role in England's U20 World Cup campaign. Stanway netted the ball six times (the same amount as the Golden Boot winner Patricia Guijarro – beaten only on assists) as England went on to win the bronze medal in France.[16][17]

Senior[edit]

Stanway scored her first England goal, on her debut, in a 3–0 friendly victory against Austria on 8 November 2018.[18] Stanway scored her second international goal in a 2–1 defeat to Norway in September 2019.[19] On 27 May 2021 it was announced that Stanway had been selected as one of five strikers in the Great Britain women's Olympic football team for the delayed 2020 Olympics.[20]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 4 September 2021.[2][21]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup[a] League Cup[b] Europe[c] Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Blackburn Rovers 2014[22] WPL Northern 5 6 5 6
Manchester City 2015 WSL 1 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 5 2
2016 10 4 3 1 2 1 1 0 16 6
2017 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 0
2017–18 14 5 1 0 4 3 7 2 26 10
2018–19 WSL 19 11 3 2 6 2 2 0 30 15
2019–20 13 4 1 0 4 0 2 1 20 5
2020–21 21 5 2 0 4 0 6 3 1[d] 0 34 8
2021–22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 86 30 10 3 22 7 20 6 1 0 139 46
Career total 91 36 10 3 22 7 20 6 1 0 144 52

International[edit]

Statistics accurate as of match played 26 October 2021.[23]
Year England Great Britain
Apps Goals Apps Goals
2018 2 1 N/A
2019 14 1 N/A
2020 3 0 N/A
2021 5 1 4 0
Total 24 3 4 0

International goals[edit]

As of match played 26 September 2021. England score listed first, score column indicates score after each Stanway goal.
International goals by date, venue, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 8 November 2018 BSFZ-Arena, Maria Enzersdorf, Austria  Austria 2–0 3–0 Friendly [18]
2 3 September 2019 Brann Stadion, Bergen, Norway  Norway 1–0 1–2 Friendly [24]
3 26 October 2021 Daugava Stadium, Riga, Latvia  Latvia 9–0 10–0 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Manchester City[2]

England U17

England U20

England

Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ List of Players – England" (PDF). FIFA. 27 May 2019. p. 8. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Georgia Stanway profile". Soccerway. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Women's PFA Young Player of the Year 2017 in association with Sodexo". The PFA. 13 April 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  4. ^ Chabo, Elena. "Georgia Stanway talks teamwork, mindfulness, and the future of women's football". Stylist (460). Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  5. ^ a b c "Georgia Stanway wins PFA Young Player of the Year". The PFA. 26 April 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  6. ^ Laverty, Richard (28 May 2019). "Georgia Stanway Looking Forward to Opportunity on the World Stage". Our Game Magazine. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Manchester City Women v Durham Women: Continental Cup match report". Manchester City FC. Archived from the original on 1 October 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Barrow ace Stanway nets first goal for Manchester City". Northwest Evening Mail. 28 August 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Bronze: Stanway offers City pure gold going forward". The League Paper. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  10. ^ "Stanway worldie wins award". Manchester City FC. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  11. ^ a b "New deal for MCWFC starlet Stanway". Manchester City FC. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  12. ^ "Women's Champions League Squad of the Season". UEFA.com. 14 June 2018.
  13. ^ Penney, Sophie; Tweedale, Alistair (17 November 2019). "Manchester City hit five past West Ham as Georgia Stanway scores twice before seeing red". The Telegraph. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  14. ^ Garry, Tom (5 September 2020). "Women's Super League: Aston Villa Women 0–2 Manchester City Women". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  15. ^ Sanders, Emma (9 October 2021). "Man Utd 2–2 Man City: Dramatic derby ends in draw despite Stanway red card for City". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 October 2021.
  16. ^ a b "England win Bronze Medal at FIFA U20 Women's World Cup". The FA. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  17. ^ "Japan join a select club". fifa.com. FIFA. 27 August 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  18. ^ a b Emons, Michael (8 November 2018). "Austria 0–3 England". bbc.co.uk. BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  19. ^ Wrack, Suzanne (3 September 2019). "Phil Neville denies arrogance claims after England lose to Norway". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  20. ^ "Team GB: Steph Houghton, Sophie Ingle and Caroline Weir in Olympics squad". bbc.co.uk. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  21. ^ "Manchester City Women player stats". Manchester City Women FC. Archived from the original on 4 September 2019. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  22. ^ "Blackburn Rovers Ladies – Player Season Totals 2014–15". TheFA.com. The Football Association. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  23. ^ https://uk.soccerway.com/players/georgia-stanway/387555/
  24. ^ "Norway 2–1 England: Phil Neville's side beaten by late Caroline Graham Hansen goal". BBC Sport. 3 September 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  25. ^ Hart, Patrick (16 May 2016). "England beat Norway for World Cup place". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). Retrieved 27 October 2021.
  26. ^ Garry, Tom (6 July 2019). "Women's World Cup: England finish fourth after Sweden defeat". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  27. ^ "England record statement win over Japan to clinch prestigious SheBelieves Cup". The FA. 5 March 2019.
  28. ^ "Technical Report — Team of the Tournament". UEFA.com.
  29. ^ "Guijarro leads individual honours in France". FIFA. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 13 July 2019.

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