Kerys Harrop

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Kerys Harrop
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Personal information
Full name Kerys Julia Harrop
Date of birth (1990-12-03) 3 December 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth Wordsley, England,
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Tottenham Hotspur
Number 5
Youth career
Hasbury Rangers[1]
Birmingham City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2020 Birmingham City 135 (13)
2020– Tottenham Hotspur 27 (1)
National team
2009 England U19
2010 England U20 3 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 14 March 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 18:05, 25 July 2019 (UTC)

Kerys Julia Harrop (born 3 December 1990)[2][3] is an English football central defender/wing back who currently plays for Tottenham Hotspur in the FA WSL. Harrop has also been involved with the England national team at Under 19 and Under 23 level and was part of the Under 19 squad who won the European Championships in Belarus in 2009. She was also a member of the Great Britain team who won a gold medal in Kazan in the 2013 World University Games. With Birmingham City Ladies, she helped them win the FA Cup in 2012[4] and helped them progress to the semi-finals of the Champions League in 2014.

In addition to her footballing achievements, Harrop has obtained a first class Honours degree from Loughborough University in Sport Science and a master's degree and PGCE Teaching Degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

Harrop holds both British and American citizenship.[5][6][7]


  1. ^ "England's calling". Stourbridge News. 16 November 2008. Retrieved 24 September 2022.
  2. ^ "K. Harrop". Soccerway. Retrieved 5 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Kerys Harrop". Retrieved 5 January 2022.
  4. ^ "FA Cup Final throwback: Birmingham topple Chelsea in 2012 thriller". The FA. Retrieved 9 May 2022.
  5. ^ "BBC Sport - Kerys Harrop earns first England call-up for Canada friendly". Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  6. ^ "'You have to beat the best,' insists Blues defender". England FA. 12 September 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  7. ^ Carpenter, Steve (28 September 2015). "Kerys Harrop seals fifth consecutive win for Birmingham City Ladies". Solihull Oberver. Retrieved 20 May 2016.

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