Jasmine Matthews

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Jasmine Matthews
Personal information
Full name Jasmine Matthews
Date of birth (1993-03-24) 24 March 1993 (age 29)
Place of birth Truro, England
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Defender, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 6
Youth career
Bristol City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2018 Bristol City 63 (1)
2018–2019 Liverpool 10 (0)
2019–2021 Bristol City 23 (0)
2021– Liverpool 2 (0)
International career
England U-17
2012 England U-19 7 (0)
2013 England U-23 7 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 18 January 2020
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 24 October 2016

Jasmine Matthews (born 24 March 1993) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Liverpool in the FA Women's Championship. She has previously played for Liverpool and represented England at under-17, under-19 and under-23 level.

Club career[edit]

Matthews signed with Bristol City ahead of the 2011 FA WSL season. She made her debut for the senior squad during a match against Birmingham City L.F.C. on 14 April 2011.[1] She made seven appearances during her first season with Bristol. The team finished in fifth place with a 4–6–3 record.[1] During the 2012 FA WSL season, Matthews made seven appearances helping the team finish in fourth place with a 4–4–6 record.[1]

In 2014, Matthews played for Bristol in the 2014–15 UEFA Women's Champions League.[2] Bristol was the only English team to make the quarterfinals where they were eliminated by eventual winners Frankfurt.[3] In 2015, she competed in the 2015–16 UEFA Women's Champions League for the second time.

In July 2018, Matthews signed for Liverpool.[4]

After one season with Liverpool, it was announced on 12 July 2019 that Matthews was returning to Bristol City ahead of the 2019–20 season.[5]

International[edit]

Matthews has represented England on the under-17,[6][7] under-19 and under-23 national teams.[8][9][10]

Honours[edit]

with Bristol City
  • WSL Runner-up: 2013
  • FA Women's Cup Runner-Up: 2012–2013
with Liverpool FC

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jasmine Matthews". Soccer Way. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Bristol Academy take commanding first leg lead in Champions League". Bristol Post. 10 October 2014. Archived from the original on 18 February 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  3. ^ Chapman, Carole (13 November 2014). "Women's Champions League: Bristol reach quarter-finals". BBC. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  4. ^ Ballingall, Lachlan (3 July 2018). "Jasmine Matthews signs with Liverpool Ladies". AnfieldHQ.
  5. ^ "Matthews re-joins City Women". Bristol City.
  6. ^ "Teenager earns England girls call". BBC. 14 May 2009. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Matthews set for European games". BBC. 24 September 2009. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Jasmine Matthews". England Football Association. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  9. ^ "England call up for Redruth's Jasmine Matthews". The Packet. 25 August 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  10. ^ "Bristol Academy's Jasmine Matthews is called up for international duty". Bristol Post. 21 February 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2016.

Further reading[edit]

  • Caudwell, Jayne (2011), Women's Football in the UK: Continuing with Gender Analyses, Routledge, ISBN 041556087X
  • Grainey, Timothy (2012), Beyond Bend It Like Beckham: The Global Phenomenon of Women's Soccer, University of Nebraska Press, ISBN 0803240368
  • Scraton, S., Magee, J., Caudwell, J. (2008), Women, Football and Europe: Histories, Equity and Experience (Ifi) (Vol 1), Meyer & Meyer Fachverlag und Buchhandel GmbH, ISBN 1841262250
  • Stewart, Barbara (2012), Women's Soccer: The Passionate Game, Greystone Books, ISBN 1926812603
  • Williams, Jean (2003), A Game for Rough Girls?: A History of Women's Football in Britain, Routledge, ISBN 0415263387

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