Kate Longhurst

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Kate Longhurst
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Longhurst in 2018
Personal information
Full name Kate Leanne Longhurst[1]
Date of birth (1989-05-02) 2 May 1989 (age 32)
Place of birth Witham, England[2]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
West Ham United
Number 12
Youth career
Colchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Colchester United 32 (18)
2009–2010 Watford 17 (3)
2010–2011 Millwall Lionesses 16 (12)
2011–2013 Chelsea 21 (4)
2013–2018 Liverpool 68 (3)
2018– West Ham United 49 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:01, 16 September 2019 (UTC)

Kate Leanne Longhurst (born 2 May 1989) is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for West Ham United in the FA WSL.

Club career[edit]

Longhurst with the Women's Super League winner's medal in 2014

Longhurst began her career with Colchester United.[3] In the 2007–08 season, she scored 15 goals in 21 appearances. The following season, she scored 3 goals in 11 appearances.[4] In 2009, she joined top-flight side Watford[2] and finished the 2009–10 season with 3 goals in 17 matches.[4] At the end of the season, she signed with Millwall Lionesses.

In 2011, Longhurst joined Chelsea. She scored the Blues' second goal in the 101st minute in the 2012 FA Women's Cup Final.[5]

Longhurst signed with Liverpool in 2013, helping the side to back-to-back FA WSL titles in 2013 and 2014. On 22 May 2018, she left Liverpool following the expiration of her contract.[6]

On 9 August 2018, Longhurst joined West Ham United.[2] On 23 September, Longhurst scored West Ham's first ever FA WSL goal, in a 4-3 defeat to Arsenal.[7]

International career[edit]

Longhurst represented England at various youth levels.[3] In 2006, she partnered Ellen White in the Nationwide Under-17 Tournament final as she netted for England in a 2–0 win over Scotland.[8]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Liverpool
Chelsea
  • Women’s FA Cup Runners-up 2012
West Ham United
  • Women's FA Cup Runners-up 2019

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/08/2018 and 31/08/2018" (PDF). The FA. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "WSL-winning midfielder Kate Longhurst joins West Ham". West Ham United F.C. 9 August 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Reds no.7 Kate Longhurst on her love for the city of Liverpool". Liverpool F.C. Women. 4 March 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Kate Longhurst stats". The Football Association. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  5. ^ Leighton, Tony (26 May 2012). "Birmingham City win women's FA Cup as Chelsea suffer shootout misery". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Kate Longhurst to leave Liverpool Ladies". Liverpool F.C. 22 May 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Battling Hammers narrowly beaten at Arsenal - West Ham United". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Katie and Kate savour England success". Women's Soccer Scene. 17 April 2006. Retrieved 12 August 2018.

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