Lauren Hemp

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Lauren Hemp
Arsenal WFC v Manchester City WFC, 11 May 2019 (06).jpg
Lauren Hemp warming up before a match on 11 May 2019
Personal information
Full name Lauren May Hemp[1]
Date of birth (2000-08-07) 7 August 2000 (age 21)
Place of birth North Walsham, England
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)[1]
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Manchester City
Number 15
Youth career
North Walsham Youth FC
2008–2015 Norwich City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Bristol City 24 (9)
2018– Manchester City 43 (14)
National team
2016–2017 England U17 13 (6)
2017– England U19 10 (5)
2018– England U20 9 (5)
2019 England U21 3 (0)
2019– England 10 (0)
2021– Great Britain 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:30, 3 October 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 April 2021

Lauren May Hemp (born 7 August 2000) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for FA WSL club Manchester City. She was named England Young Player of the Year in September 2017[2] and PFA Women's Young Player of the Year in 2018 and 2020.[3]

Early life and career[edit]

Hemp grew up in North Walsham, Norfolk, where she attended Millfield Primary School and North Walsham High School. She took an interest in football at a young age and started playing for local club North Walsham Youth FC. Her youth career started in 2008 at Norwich City where her sister Amy also played. She played her final game for Norwich in 2015 but continued her association with the club for the 2015/16 season.

Club career[edit]

In 2016, after leaving Norwich City, Hemp joined Bristol City.[4] On 10 September 2016, she made her senior debut for the Vixens and scored the team's third goal in a 4–1 win over Watford.[5] On 19 March 2017, she made her first FA Women's Cup appearance, scoring two goals in a 5–0 win over Millwall Lionesses.[6] In the 2017 Spring Series, Hemp made a total of 4 appearances, scoring one goal. In April 2018, she was named PFA Women's Young Player of the Year.[7][8] She finished the 2017–18 season with 9 goals in 24 appearances in all competitions. On 31 May 2018, Hemp signed with Manchester City.[9]

International career[edit]

In February 2015, Hemp received her first call-up to the under-15 squad.[10] In May 2017, she captained England at the UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship,[11] scoring a goal in a 5–0 win over the Republic of Ireland.[12] In September 2017, she was named Vauxhall England Young Player of the Year.[13] In August 2018, she helped England under-20 finish third at the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup[14]

Hemp made her senior England debut on 8 October 2019, coming on as an 86th-minute substitute for Beth Mead in a 1–0 friendly win against Portugal.[15] On 27 May 2021 it was announced that Hemp had been selected in the Great Britain women's Olympic football team for the 2020 Olympics.[16]

In January 2020, she was named by UEFA as one of the 10 most promising young players in Europe[17]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 3 October 2021.[18][19]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup[a] League Cup[b] Europe[c] Other[d] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bristol City 2016 WSL 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
2017 WSL 1 4 1 1 2 5 3
2017–18 18 7 1 0 5 2 24 9
Total 24 9 2 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 31 13
Manchester City 2018–19 WSL 10 2 4 2 5 3 1 0 20 7
2019–20 14 5 0 0 3 1 2 0 19 6
2020–21 15 6 2 1 1 1 4 2 1 0 23 10
2021–22 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 1
Total 43 14 7 3 9 5 9 2 1 0 69 24
Career total 67 23 9 5 14 7 9 2 1 0 100 37
  1. ^ Includes the Women's FA Cup
  2. ^ Includes the WSL Cup/Women's League Cup
  3. ^ Includes the UEFA Women's Champions League
  4. ^ Includes the Community Shield

International[edit]

Statistics accurate as of match played 21 September 2021.
Year England Great Britain
Apps Goals Apps Goals
2019 3 0 N/A
2020 2 0 N/A
2021 5 0 3 0
Total 10 0 3 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Manchester City

England U20

Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 26, 2018. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Hemp hoping to maintain rapid rise after scooping England Young Player of the Year at football awards". Ealing Times. Retrieved 2018-02-16.
  3. ^ "Norfolk football star crowned PFA young player-of-the-year". Eastern Daily Press. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Norfolk star receives prestigious award". Norwich City Community Sports Foundation. 18 September 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Report: Bristol City Women 4-1 Watford Ladies". Bristol City Women F.C. 10 September 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Report: Bristol City Women 5–0 Millwall Lionesses". Bristol City F.C. 19 March 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Lauren Hemp shortlisted for PFA Young Player of the Year". Bristol City F.C. 16 April 2018. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Hemp crowned PFA Young Player of the Year". Bristol City F.C. 22 April 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  9. ^ "City sign Lauren Hemp". Manchester City F.C. 31 May 2018. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  10. ^ "North Walsham schoolgirl picked for England training camp". Just Regional. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Young Lioness Lauren Hemp's international exploits lead to One-to-Watch Award shortlist". SportsAid. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Norfolk's England star Lauren Hemp picks up FA women's football award". The Pink'un. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  13. ^ a b "Lauren Hemp wins prestigious FA award". Bristol City F.C. 11 September 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  14. ^ "ENGLAND WIN BRONZE MEDAL AT FIFA U20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP". The FA. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  15. ^ Sanders, Emma (8 October 2019). "Portugal 0-1 England: Beth Mead capitalises on error to give Lionesses win". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  16. ^ "Team GB: Steph Houghton, Sophie Ingle and Caroline Weir in Olympics squad". bbc.co.uk. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  17. ^ "Ten for the future: UEFA.com's women players to watch for 2020". UEFA. 2 January 2020. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  18. ^ "Lauren Hemp player profile". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  19. ^ "Bristol City Women F.C. player stats". Bristol City Women F.C. Retrieved 22 May 2018.[permanent dead link]
  20. ^ "Technical Report — Team of the Tournament". UEFA.com.
  21. ^ "Lauren Hemp crowned PFA Young Player of the Year". Bristol City Football Club. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  22. ^ Oatway, Caroline (8 September 2020). "Hemp scoops second PFA Women's Young Player award". mancity.com. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  23. ^ "De Bruyne is PFA player of the year again as Fran Kirby wins women's award". theguardian.com. 6 June 2021. Retrieved 6 June 2021.

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