Lucy Whipp

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Lucy Whipp
Personal information
Full name Lucy Whipp
Date of birth (1995-11-12) 12 November 1995 (age 26)
Place of birth Ormskirk, England
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Birmingham City
Number 19
Youth career
2008–2013 Everton
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2018 St. John's Red Storm 77 (9)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Everton 15 (1)
2019– Birmingham City 37 (1)
National team
2011–2012 England U17 7 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 13 October 2021
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 18 April 2012

Lucy Whipp (born 12 November 1995) is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for FA WSL club Birmingham City.

Club career[edit]

Everton[edit]

Whipp joined the Everton academy aged 12. She was promoted to the first team in 2013, playing two seasons in the FA WSL before the team was relegated at the end of the 2014 season.[1] On 1 June 2014, Whipp was part of the Everton squad that played in the FA Cup final, appearing as a 71st minute substitute in a 2–0 defeat to Arsenal.[2]

St. John's Red Storm[edit]

In 2015, Whipp moved to the United States in order to combine her football career with pursuing higher education, enrolling at St. John's University in New York City. She spent four seasons playing college soccer for NCAA Division I team St. John's Red Storm in the Big East Conference and was named to the conference All-Rookie Team in her first year.[3]

Birmingham City[edit]

Whipp returned to England after graduating in summer 2019, signing with FA WSL club Birmingham City.[4] On 8 September 2019, Whipp made her Birmingham debut starting in the season opener, a 1–0 loss to former-club Everton.[5] Whipp scored her first goal for the club on 8 December 2019, opening the scoring in a 2–0 win over Bristol City.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 13 October 2021.[7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Everton 2013 WSL 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 8 0
2014 9 1 3 0 3 0 15 1
Total 15 1 3 0 5 0 23 1
Birmingham City 2019–20 FA WSL 13 1 4 0 4 0 21 1
2020–21 20 0 3 0 1 0 24 0
2021–22 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
Total 37 1 7 0 6 0 50 1
Career total 52 2 10 0 11 0 73 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lucy Whipp: Meet the former Everton youngster who took flight for the United States". Counter Attack. 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ Leighton, Tony (1 June 2014). "FA Women's Cup final 2014, Arsenal 2 Everton 0: match report".
  3. ^ "Lucy Whipp - Women's Soccer profile". St. John's University Athletics.
  4. ^ "Blues Women sign Lucy Whipp". Birmingham City Football Club.
  5. ^ "Birmingham City 0-1 Everton: FA WSL". womenscompetitions.thefa.com.
  6. ^ "Bristol City 0-2 Birmingham". womenscompetitions.thefa.com.
  7. ^ "Lucy Whipp soccerway profile". Soccerway.

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