Leighanne Robe

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Leighanne Robe
Leighanne Robe, 15 September 2019 (02) (cropped).jpg
Playing for Liverpool in 2019
Personal information
Full name Leighanne Robe
Date of birth (1993-12-26) 26 December 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth Cambridge, England[1]
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 3
Youth career
2009–2014 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Watford
2016–2018 Millwal Lionesses 42 (2)
2018– Liverpool 61 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 1 May 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 13:46, 12 May 2019 (UTC)

Leighanne Robe (born 26 December 1993) is an English professional football defender who plays for Liverpool.

Club career[edit]

Robe joined a boys' football team as a seven-year-old, represented Cambridge City girls,[2] and progressed to playing for Arsenal's youth system. A versatile defender, she joined Watford of FA WSL 2 in August 2014.[3]

Millwall Lionesses signed Robe for the 2016 FA WSL 2 season. She played in every match and was given a contract extension for the FA WSL Spring Series.[4] She made 42 appearances, scoring twice For the Lionesses.[5] In June 2018 Robe transferred to Liverpool, whose manager Neil Redfearn said: "Leighanne is a quality, tough-tackling defender who is also a real leader."[6] On the 30th of January 2022, Robe scored her first goals for Liverpool on her 81st appearance by scoring a hat-trick in a FA Cup tie against Lincoln City FC.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 1 May 2022[8]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Millwall 2016 FA WSL 2 18 1 3 0 1 0 22 1
2017 7 0 7 0
2017–18 17 1 3 0 2 0 22 1
Total 42 2 6 0 3 0 51 2
Liverpool 2018–19 FA WSL 19 0 2 0 4 0 25 0
2019–20 14 0 2 0 5 0 21 0
2020–21 FA WOC 13 0 1 0 3 0 18 0
2021–22 15 0 2 3 5 0 22 3
Total 61 0 7 3 17 0 86 3
Career total 103 2 13 3 20 0 137 5

Honours[edit]

Liverpool F.C. Women

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leighanne Robe on her move to Liverpool and stepping up a tier". Liverpool F.C. Women. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Reports". Cambridge City F.C. 18 June 2005. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Leighanne Robe signs". Watford F.C. Ladies. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  4. ^ Lawson, Sophie (30 January 2017). "Milwall confirm a further seven new contracts". Vavel.com. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Liverpool's rebuild begins with Leighanne Robe". Independent LFC Women Blog. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 6 February 2022.
  6. ^ "Leighanne Robe: Liverpool Ladies sign Millwall Lionesses defender". BBC Sport. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Leighanne Robe Shocked After Scoring Her First Goal(s)". Independent LFC Women Blog. 2 February 2022. Retrieved 11 February 2022.
  8. ^ "L. ROBE". soccerway. Retrieved 14 March 2022.
  9. ^ "Liverpool have secured promotion to the Women's Super League after winning the Championship title with victory over second-placed Bristol City". bbc. Retrieved 3 April 2022.

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