Melissa Lawley

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Melissa Lawley
Mel Lawley, 15 September 2019 (02) (cropped).jpg
With Liverpool in September 2019
Personal information
Full name Melissa Elizabeth Lawley
Date of birth (1994-04-28) 28 April 1994 (age 28)
Place of birth Kidderminster, England[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 11
Youth career
Aston Villa[2][3]
Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Arsenal 0 (0)
2012 Bristol Academy 12 (1)
2013–2016 Birmingham City 54 (6)
2016–2019 Manchester City 22 (1)
2019– Liverpool 47 (7)
National team
2010–2011 England U17 5 (1)
2011–2013 England U19 15 (4)
2014 England U20 3 (0)
2014–2017 England U23 14 (3)
2017– England 11 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 6 February 2020[5]
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 15:48, 11 April 2018 (UTC)[4]

Melissa Lawley (born 28 April 1994) is an English football midfielder who plays for Championship club Liverpool.

She has previously played for Bristol Academy, Birmingham City and Manchester City.[6] Lawley has represented England at the under-17, under-19, under-20, and under-23 levels.[7]

Club career[edit]

Lawley made her senior debut for Arsenal in their 6–0 Champions League win against FK Bobruichanka on 5 October 2011.[8] Lawley signed for Birmingham City in 2013 from Bristol Academy. In January 2016, Lawley signed a new contract with Birmingham.[9] In December 2016, she signed for Manchester City.[1]

On 15 June 2019, Liverpool announced they had signed Lawley ahead of the 2019–20 season.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

As of match played 3 September 2019. England score listed first, score column indicates score after each Lawley goal.
International goals by date, venue, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 28 November 2017 Colchester Community Stadium, Colchester, England  Kazakhstan 1–0 5–0 2019 FIFA World Cup qualification [11]

Honours[edit]

Manchester City

Liverpool FC

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Man City Women sign Melissa Lawley". Manchester City FC. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  2. ^ "England Women's Under 19 Training Camp Squad Announced". Women's Soccer United. 22 July 2011.
  3. ^ Laverty, Richard (26 October 2019). "Mel Lawley Reflects on Her Career as She Settles into Liverpool Life". Our Game Magazine.
  4. ^ "Melissa Lawley profile". The FA. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Melissa Lawley profile". Soccerway. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  6. ^ Leighton, Tony (3 September 2012). "Arsenal beat Bristol in Continental Cup semi-final". BBC. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Melissa Lawley". England FA. Archived from the original on 10 May 2017. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  8. ^ Saffer, Paul (6 October 2011). "Beattie sets Arsenal's sights on title". UEFA. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  9. ^ Carpenter, Steve (28 January 2016). "Winger Melissa Lawley commits her future to Birmingham City Ladies". Solihull Observer. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  10. ^ "Liverpool FC Women sign Melissa Lawley". LiverpoolFC.com. 15 June 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  11. ^ Law, James (28 November 2017). "England Women 5–0 Kazakhstan Women". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 September 2019.

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