Janine Beckie

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Janine Beckie
Janine Beckie 2.jpg
Janine Beckie in 2017
Personal information
Full name Janine Elizabeth Beckie[1]
Date of birth (1994-08-20) August 20, 1994 (age 27)
Place of birth Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Manchester City
Number 11
Youth career
Real Colorado
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Texas Tech Red Raiders 67 (43)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Houston Dash 38 (5)
2018 Sky Blue FC 15 (0)
2018– Manchester City 45 (6)
National team
2011–2012 United States U18
2013 United States U20
2014 Canada U20 4 (2)
2015 Canada U23 5 (2)
2015– Canada 81 (33)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 14, 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 6, 2021

Janine Elizabeth Beckie (born August 20, 1994) is a Canadian soccer player who plays for Manchester City and the Canada women's national soccer team. She previously played for Sky Blue FC and the Houston Dash in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). She is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States.

Early life[edit]

Born in Colorado to Canadian parents, Beckie attended Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.[2][3][4] At Valor Christian, she played for the varsity team for four years and was named 2012 Gatorade Colorado Player of the Year.[5][6]

Beckie attended Texas Tech University, where she played for the Red Raiders from 2012 to 2015 and became the all-time leading scorer for the women's team with 57 career goals.[7] In December 2015, Beckie was named Player of the Year by Dallas Soccer News.[8]

Club career[edit]

In 2013, Beckie signed with the Seattle Sounders Women in the USL W-League.[9]

Houston Dash, 2016–2017[edit]

Beckie was selected eighth overall in the 2016 NWSL College Draft by the Houston Dash.[10] On February 8, 2016, it was announced that Beckie would be allocated to the team as part of the NWSL Player Allocation[11] On April 16, 2016, Beckie scored in her professional debut against the Chicago Red Stars[12]

Sky Blue FC, 2018[edit]

On January 18, 2018, Beckie was traded to the Sky Blue FC along with Carli Lloyd by the Dash in a three-team trade with the Chicago Red Stars and Sky Blue FC.[13] After making 15 appearances for Sky Blue, Beckie announced her departure from the club on August 9, 2018.[14]

Manchester City W.F.C., 2018–present[edit]

Beckie's transfer from Sky Blue FC to Manchester City was made official on August 9, 2018. Beckie concluded her first season with 8 goals in 15 games, and two trophies (FA League Cup, FA Cup). In the 2019–20 season, Beckie earned her first start in a UWCL game, and scored her first hat-trick in the competition.[15]

On April 14, 2020, Janine Beckie signed a new contract with Manchester City that would last until 2022.[16]

International career[edit]

Beckie celebrates after scoring in a friendly

Beckie has represented Canada on the under-20 and senior national teams. In August 2014, she scored the game-winning goal against North Korea to advance the under-20 team to the knockout stage of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.[4] Beckie also scored three goals in the Rio 2016 Olympics – helping the national team to defend their bronze medal effort in the 2012 London Olympics.[17][18]

On May 25, 2019, she was named to the roster for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.[19]

2020 Summer Olympics[edit]

On August 6, 2021, Canada defeated Sweden 3–2 on penalty kicks to capture the gold medal in the 2020 Summer Olympics.[20]

Personal life[edit]

Beckie is a Christian.[21] Her brother Drew Beckie is also a soccer player for Atlético Ottawa.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of November 14, 2021[22]
Club League Season League Playoffs Cup League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Houston Dash NWSL 2016 14 3 0 0 14 3
2017 24 2 0 0 24 2
Total 38 5 0 0 38 5
Sky Blue FC NWSL 2018 15 0 0 0 15 0
Manchester City FA WSL 2018–19 10 1 6 7 0 0 0 0 16 8
2019–20 14 0 5 0 0 0 4 5 23 5
2020–21 14 4 3 2 4 0 4 1 25 7
2021–22 7 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 10 1
Total 45 6 14 9 5 0 10 6 74 23
Career total 98 11 0 0 14 9 5 0 10 6 127 26

International goals[edit]

Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)
Location Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
Lineup Start – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time

off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
(c) – captain
Sorted by minutes played

# NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)
Min The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/pass The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pk Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
Score The match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
Result The final score.

Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation

aet The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation
pso Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Light-purple background colorexhibition or closed door international friendly match
Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament
Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match
Light-blue background color – FIFA women's world cup qualification match
Orange background color – Olympic women's football tournament
Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament

NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player


Goal
Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. January 15, 2015 [23] Shenzhen Stadium  Mexico

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 2–1

2015 Four Nations Tournament
2. December 13, 2015 Arena das Dunas, Natal  Trinidad and Tobago

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 4–0

2015 International Tournament of Natal
3. December 20, 2015 Arena das Dunas, Natal  Brazil

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 1–3

2015 International Tournament of Natal
4. February 14, 2016 BBVA Compass Stadium  Trinidad and Tobago

5150.01005 5–0

6–0

2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifier
5. February 16, 2016 BBVA Compass Stadium  Guatemala

5150.01005 3–0

10–0

2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifier
6. March 7, 2016 Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos, Portugal  Iceland

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 1–0

2017 Algarve Cup
7. March 9, 2016 Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos, Portugal  Brazil

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 2–1

2017 Algarve Cup
8. April 10, 2016 Jan Louwers Stadion, Eindhoven  Netherlands

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 2–1

Friendly
9. June 7, 2016 TD Place, Ottawa  Brazil

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 1–0

Friendly
10. August 3, 2016 Arena Corinthians, São Paulo  Australia

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 2–0

2016 Summer Olympics
11. August 6, 2016 Arena Corinthians, São Paulo  Zimbabwe

5950.09005 1–0

6050.10005 3–1

2016 Summer Olympics
12.

5950.09005 3–0

13. February 4, 2017 BC Place, Vancouver  Mexico

5950.09005 2–1

6050.10005 3–2

Friendly
14.

5950.09005 3–1

15. April 6, 2017 Vångavallen, Trelleborg  Sweden

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 1–0

Friendly
16. June 11, 2017 BMO Field, Toronto  Costa Rica

5950.09005 2–0

6050.10005 6–0

Friendly
17.

5950.09005 3–0

18.

5950.09005 4–0

19. November 11, 2017 Avaya Stadium, San Jose  United States

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 1–3

Friendly
20. November 28, 2017 Estadio Marbella, Marbella  Norway

5350.03005 2–2

5650.06005 3–2

Friendly
21. February 28, 2018 Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal  Sweden

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 1–3

2018 Algarve Cup
22. March 7, 2018 Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal  Japan

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 2–0

2018 Algarve Cup
23. October 11, 2018 H-E-B Park, Edinburg  Costa Rica

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 3–1

2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship
24. October 14, 2018 Toyota Stadium, Frisco  Panama

5350.03005 4–0

5650.06005 7–0

2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship Semi-final
25. April 8, 2019 Pinatar Stadium, Murcia  Nigeria

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 2–1

Friendly
26. November 10, 2019 Yongchuan Sports Center, Chongqing  New Zealand

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 3–0

2019 Yongchuan International Tournament
27.

5350.03005 3–0

28. February 2, 2020 H-E-B Park, Edinburg  Jamaica

5350.03005 3–0

5650.06005 9–0

2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifier
29.

5350.03005 4–0

30.

5350.03005 7–0

31. March 10, 2020 Stade de l'Epopee, Calais, France  Brazil

5350.03005 2–2

5650.06005 2–2

2020 Tournoi de France
32. July 24, 2021 Sapporo Dome, Sapporo, Japan  Chile

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 2–1

2020 Summer Olympics
33.

5350.03005 2–0

Honours[edit]

Canada

Manchester City

Individual

  • Canada Soccer Player of the Month: November 2020[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Janine Beckie". Texas Tech University. Retrieved November 17, 2021.
  2. ^ Dzakowic, Morgan (July 22, 2015). "Janine Beckie, Valor Christian grad, playing for Canada in Pan Am Games". Denver Post. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  3. ^ "Janine Beckie". Canada Soccer. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Dual citizen Janine Beckie driving Canada toward semi-final goal at FIFA Women's U-20 World Cup". Yahoo! Sports Canada. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  5. ^ Devlin, Neil (May 30, 2012). "Valor Christian's Beckie Gatorade's girls soccer player of the year". Denver Post. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  6. ^ Rohrbach, Ben (May 22, 2012). "Colorado Girls Soccer POY: Janine Beckie". ESPN. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  7. ^ "Beckie, Murphy taken in NWSL draft". Lubboch-Avalanche Journal. January 15, 2016. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  8. ^ "Texas Tech's Beckie is Player of the Year". Dallas Soccer News. December 23, 2015. Archived from the original on February 20, 2016. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  9. ^ "Sounders Women Sign Texas Tech Talent – Hinkle, Beckie, & Johnson". Sounders Women. Archived from the original on June 6, 2015. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  10. ^ "Canadian Beckie goes eighth in NWSL draft". Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  11. ^ "National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Canadian Players for 2016 Season". Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  12. ^ Dash, Houston. "53' Ohai finds Beckie at the edge of the box and scores her first goal of the season. #HOUvChipic.twitter.com/vjiQZH6UpJ". Retrieved January 18, 2018.
  13. ^ Roepken, Corey (January 18, 2018). "Dash trade Carli Lloyd and Janine Beckie, acquire Christen Press". chron.com. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
  14. ^ "@janinebeckie4". August 9, 2018. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  15. ^ Oatway, Caroline (September 25, 2019). "BECKIE HITS HAT-TRICK AS CITY SAIL THROUGH". Manchester City F.C. Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  16. ^ Oatway, Caroline (April 14, 2020). "Beckie extends City stay". Manchester City F.C. Retrieved April 22, 2020.
  17. ^ Davidson, Neil (August 14, 2016). "Janine Beckie: From U.S. cut to emerging Canadian soccer star". CBC. Retrieved August 14, 2016.
  18. ^ Tozer, Jamie (August 14, 2016). "Canada defeats Brazil to win Olympic soccer bronze at Rio 2016". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved August 14, 2016.
  19. ^ "Together We Rise: Canada Soccer announces squad for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019". Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  20. ^ "Canadian women's soccer team delivers thrilling Olympic gold-medal victory over Sweden". CBC. August 6, 2021.
  21. ^ Doering, Joshua. "Janine Beckie living for Christ as she leads Canada into Olympic gold-medal soccer match". Sports Spectrum. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  22. ^ "Janine Beckie Profile". Retrieved January 31, 2017.
  23. ^ "Janine Beckie (CAN)". Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  24. ^ "Janine Beckie and Atiba Hutchinson named Canada Soccer Players of the Month for November 2020".

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