Maya Le Tissier

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Maya Le Tissier
Personal information
Full name Maya Le Tissier
Date of birth (2002-04-18) 18 April 2002 (age 16)
Place of birth Guernsey
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Brighton & Hove Albion
Number 23
Youth career
St. Martins A.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Brighton & Hove Albion 1 (0)
National team
2018– England U-17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:33, 8 February 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:33, 8 February 2019 (UTC)

Maya Le Tissier (born 18 April 2002) is an association football defender who plays for Brighton & Hove Albion.[1]

Le Tissier started her youth football career at St. Martins A.C.[2] on her home island before moving to the Women's Super League side Brighton in May 2018.[3] After spending a short period of time in the development squad she made her senior debut on 5 December 2018 in the League Cup against Crystal Palace.[4] She made her league debut four days later against Chelsea.

She made her England U-17 debut on 19 September 2018 as captain against Moldova,[5] after having captained the U-15 side.

She is not related to fellow Guernsey footballer Matt Le Tissier.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maya Le Tissier - Defender". Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Thirteen-year-old Maya Le Tissier earns her first England cap". ITV News. 18 December 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Maya Le Tissier on moving to Brighton to pursue her dreams". BBC Radio Jersey. 24 May 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Le Tissier hails 'dream' professional debut". ITV. 6 December 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Le Tissier captains England U17s to victory in Moldova". Guernsey Press. 19 September 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Maya Le Tissier: Guernsey girl, 15, may make history in boys' under-16 Muratti". BBC Sport. 15 March 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2019.

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