Josephine Henning

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Josephine Henning
Josephine Henning 2013 1.jpg
Henning with Germany in 2013
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-09-08) 8 September 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Trier, West Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Arsenal
Youth career
MSG/FSG Zewen-Igel
0000–2005 MSG/FSG Schweich-Issel
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 1. FC Saarbrücken 50 (0)
2009–2011 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 39 (0)
2011–2014 VfL Wolfsburg 49 (0)
2014–2016 Paris Saint-Germain 15 (0)
2016 Arsenal 10 (0)
2017 Olympique Lyonnais 3 (0)
2017–2018 Arsenal 3 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Germany U19 11 (0)
2008–2011 Germany U20 8 (0)
2010–2017 Germany 42 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:11, 9 July 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 06:43, 22 July 2017 (UTC)

Josephine Henning (born 8 September 1989) is a former German footballer who last played as a centre-back for Arsenal and the Germany national team. Since making her debut for the national team in September 2010, she has won over 25 caps and represented her country at UEFA Women's Euro 2013 and the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Club career[edit]

Henning won the Frauen-Bundesliga four times and the UEFA Women's Champions League three times while playing with Turbine Potsdam and VfL Wolfsburg in her home country. She then signed for French club Paris Saint-Germain in June 2014.[1]

She helped Paris Saint-Germain reach the 2015 UEFA Women's Champions League Final, where they lost 2–1 to Frankfurt. Henning missed the first half of the 2015–16 season through injury then negotiated a termination of her contract in January 2016.[2]

In February 2016, Henning attended a pre-season training camp with Arsenal in Seville, Spain. She was named as a substitute in Arsenal's 3–1 friendly win over Bayern Munich.[3] Her transfer to Arsenal was confirmed by the club on 18 February 2016.[4]

She returned to Arsenal for the 2017–18 season.[5]

On July 2, 2018 Henning announced her retirement.[6]

International career[edit]

She was part of the squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics, where Germany went on to win the gold medal.[7]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Henning – goals for Germany
# Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 29 November 2016 Chemnitz, Germany  Norway 1–1 1–1 Friendly
2. 21 July 2017 Breda, Netherlands  Italy 1–0 2–1 UEFA Women's Euro 2017

Source:[8]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

1. FC Saarbrücken
1. FFC Turbine Potsdam
VfL Wolfsburg
Paris Saint Germain
Arsenal
Olympique Lyon

International[edit]

Germany

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PSG sign Henning" (in French). 12 June 2014. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Josephine Henning leaves Paris". Paris Saint-Germain. 6 January 2016. Retrieved 7 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Hier die kompletten Aufstellungen #ALFCFCB". Twitter (in German). Seville: FC Bayern Munich (women). 6 February 2016. Retrieved 7 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Josephine Henning: Arsenal sign Germany defender from PSG". BBC Sport. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Henning returns to Arsenal". arsenal.com. 21 August 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Was für eine Zeit!accessdate=July 3, 2018". July 2, 2018.
  7. ^ "Gold for Germany as Neid finishes in style". fifa.com. 19 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Players Info Henning Goals". DFB. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Josephine Henning re-joins Arsenal". Vavel.com.
  10. ^ "Turbine Potsdam gewinnt erste Frauen-Champions-League". Zeit.de (in German).
  11. ^ "Turbine Potsdam macht Hallenpokal-Triple perfekt". Turbine Girls.de.
  12. ^ a b c d e "Josephine Henning". Eurosport.com.
  13. ^ "Pohlers' Tor reicht am Ende knapp". Kicker.de.
  14. ^ "Josephine Henning". Arsenal.com.
  15. ^ "Arsenal 1–0 Chelsea". BBC.com.
  16. ^ "Germany 1–0 Norway". UEFA.com.
  17. ^ "Josephine Henning: Feature". Arsenal.com.
  18. ^ "Germany 3–0 Japan". JFA.jp.

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