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 23)
Place of birth Barrow-in-Furness, England
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.62 m)[1]
Position(s) Forward, attacking midfielder, central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bayern Munich
Number 31
Youth career
2014 Blackburn Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2022 Manchester City 94 (30)
2022– Bayern Munich 3 (0)
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 42 (13)
2021– Great Britain 4 (0)
Honours
Women's football
Representing  England
UEFA Women's Championship
Winner 2022 England
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 3 January 2022[2]
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 22:36, 6 September 2022 (UTC)

Georgia Marie Stanway (born 3 January 1999) is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Frauen-Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the England national team. Stanway has also represented England at various youth levels and is widely considered one of the best attacking midfield players of her generation.

In 2016, Stanway was nominated for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year and was also nominated for PFA Women's Young Player of the Year in 2017.[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 on 3 January 1999 in Barrow-in-Furness, but moved away at 16 to pursue her football dream.[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] Stanway went on to win the FA WSL Goal of the Month award for December 2021.[16] On 29 January 2022, Stanway became Manchester City's highest women's goalscorer after scoring a hat trick in an 8–0 win against Nottingham Forest in the fourth round of the 2021–22 Women's FA Cup.[17]

Bayern Munich[edit]

On 17 May 2022, it was announced that Stanway had signed a three-year deal with Frauen-Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.[18]

She made her debut on 16th August 2022 in a 2-1 friendly win over Barcelona Femini

International career[edit]

Stanway (back) playing for England in 2019

Youth[edit]

In 2016, Stanway captained the England under-17 team to third at the 2016 Euros, qualifying for the World Cup.[11] In 2018, Stanway played a pivotal role in England's 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup campaign in France. Stanway scored six times (same as Golden Boot winner Patricia Guijarro but beaten only on assists) as England went on to finish third.[19][20]

Senior[edit]

Stanway scored her first England goal, on her debut, in a 3–0 friendly victory against Austria on 8 November 2018.[21] Stanway scored her second international goal in a 2–1 defeat to Norway in September 2019.[22] 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.[23]

In June 2022 Stanway was included in the England squad which won the UEFA Women's Euro 2022,[24][25] scoring the winner with a "22-yard rocket of a shot" in England's 2–1 win over Spain in the quarter-final. Stanway played 89 minutes in the final win over Germany.[26]

Personal life[edit]

Stanway is in a relationship with Toulouse Olympique rugby league footballer Olly Ashall-Bott.[27] In Olympique's first match following England's victory in Euro 2022, Stanway was involved in the pitch side punditry for Sky Sports.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 12 December 2021.[2][28]
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[29] 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 9 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 2
Total 94 32 10 3 23 7 20 6 1 0 148 48
Career total 99 38 10 3 23 7 20 6 1 0 153 54

International[edit]

Statistics accurate as of match played 6 September 2022.[30]
Year England Great Britain
Apps Goals Apps Goals
2018 2 1
2019 14 1
2020 3 0
2021 7 2 4 0
2022 14 9
Total 40 13 4 0

International goals[edit]

As of match played 6 September 2022. 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 [21]
2 3 September 2019 Brann Stadion, Bergen, Norway  Norway 1–0 1–2 Friendly [31]
3 26 October 2021 Daugava Stadium, Riga, Latvia  Latvia 9–0 10–0 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification [32]
4 30 November 2021 Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster, England  Latvia 10–0 20–0 [33]
5 8 April 2022 Toše Proeski Arena, Skopje, North Macedonia  North Macedonia 5–0 10–0 [34]
6 8–0
7 12 April 2022 Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland  Northern Ireland 4–0 5–0 [35]
8 5–0
9 30 June 2022 Letzigrund, Zürich, Switzerland   Switzerland 2–0 4–0 Friendly [36]
10 11 July 2022 Falmer Stadium, Brighton and Hove, England  Norway 1–0 8–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2022 [37]
11 20 July 2022 Falmer Stadium, Brighton and Hove, England  Spain 2–1 2–1 (a.e.t.) [38]
12 6 September 2022 Bet365 Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent, England  Luxembourg 1–0 10–0 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification [39]
13 3–0

Honours[edit]

Manchester City[2]

England U17

England U20

England

Individual

References[edit]

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