Megan Sneddon

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Megan Sneddon
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Personal information
Date of birth (1985-09-09) 9 September 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Bellshill, Scotland
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Playing position Central Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Motherwell Ladies
Number 9
Youth career
Rosella
St Mirren
East Kilbride Borough
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Kilmarnock Ladies
2005–2006 Queens Park
2006–2011 Glasgow City 85 (18)
2011 Liverpool
2011–2012 Celtic 39 (6)
2013–2014 Rangers Ladies 20 (5)
2015– Motherwell Ladies 6 (1)
National team
2002– Scotland[1] 130 (4)
2008 Scotland U-23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:55, 1 November 2015 (UTC) (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:55, 1 November 2015 (UTC) (UTC)

Megan Sneddon (born 9 September 1985) is a Scottish female footballer who plays for Motherwell Ladies in the SWFL Div 2 SE/West. Sneddon made her senior Scotland debut aged 16 and has since amassed over 100 appearances for the national team.

Club career[edit]

In February 2011, Sneddon was called into Scotland's Cyprus Cup squad, listed as a Liverpool Ladies player.[2] She had decided to leave Glasgow City after growing dissatisfied with the club.[3] Sneddon made her debut for the FA WSL club in a friendly win over Hibernian Ladies.[4]

However, on the eve of the English season Sneddon signed for Celtic Ladies. She cited personal reasons and the advice of Scotland coach Anna Signeul for the decision.[5]

Sneddon signed for Rangers Ladies in January 2013.[6]

On 19 August 2015, Megan followed in the footsteps of several of her former Scotland teammates by signing for ambitious Motherwell Ladies.[7] She said of her signing: "I am delighted that Motherwell have given me the chance to kick start my career. I’m looking forward to getting back on the pitch as I’ve hardly kicked a ball since November. It will also be great to play alongside some familiar faces as well."

International career[edit]

Sneddon was picked for the Scotland U23 women's squad to play at the Nordic Tournament in August 2008.[8] Sneddon captained the team at the tournament.[9][10]

Sneddon made her senior debut the day before her 17th birthday, in an 8–2 defeat to the United States in Columbus, Ohio.[11]

In December 2011 Sneddon was one of four Celtic women's team players to be approached about playing for Team GB at the 2012 Olympics.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Megan Sneddon - Women's A Squad". The Scottish FA. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  2. ^ "Scotland Cyprus Cup squad". Women's Soccer Scene. 2011-02-19. Retrieved 2011-03-01. 
  3. ^ Paul Thomson (2011-02-23). "Football: Megan heads to top English club". East Kilbride News. Retrieved 2011-03-01. 
  4. ^ "Liverpool give Scots trio debuts". She Kicks. 2011-03-01. Retrieved 2011-03-01. 
  5. ^ Paul Thomson (2011-04-13). "Football: Megan gives up Liverpool chance for Scotland". East Kilbride News. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  6. ^ Megan Sneddon [megansneddon9] (13 January 2013). "Megan Sneddon signs for Rangers" (Tweet). Retrieved 14 January 2013 – via Twitter. 
  7. ^ "Ladies sign midfielder Megan Sneddon". Motherwell FC. 2015-08-19. Retrieved 2015-08-19. 
  8. ^ U23 Squad for 2008 Nordic Tournament scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 18-10-2013.
  9. ^ U23: Scotland 0-5 Switzerland scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 18-10-2013.
  10. ^ U23: Scotland 0-3 Sweden scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 18-10-2013.
  11. ^ Paul Thomson (2010-07-21). "Football: Megan to mark another milestone for Scotland". East Kilbride News. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  12. ^ "Olympic approach for four Scottish women". BBC Sport. 2011-12-23. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 

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