Ruby Grant

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Ruby Grant
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Grant playing for West Ham in August 2020
Personal information
Date of birth (2002-04-15) 15 April 2002 (age 19)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
North Carolina
Number 3
Youth career
2011–2018 Arsenal
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2021– North Carolina 3 (3)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2020 Arsenal 2 (0)
2020–2021 West Ham United 6 (0)
National team
2018–2019 England U17 15 (6)
2020– England U19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 April 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 March 2020

Ruby Grant (born 15 April 2002) is an English footballer who plays for the United States college soccer team North Carolina Tar Heels as a midfielder. She previously played for West Ham United and Arsenal in the FA WSL.[1]

Club career[edit]

Arsenal[edit]

Grant came up through the Arsenal youth academy, making her first-team debut during the 2018–19 season in a 4–0 away win against Everton in the FA WSL, appearing as an 82nd minute substitute for Jordan Nobbs.[2][3] In February 2019, Grant scored a hat trick in a 4–0 FA Cup win against Crawley Wasps in the fourth round proper, her debut in the competition.[4]

West Ham United[edit]

Having agreed to join US college team North Carolina Tar Heels,[5] Grant signed a short-term deal with West Ham United ahead of the 2020–21 season after training with the team during the COVID-19 pandemic.[6] She left West Ham in January 2021 at the conclusion of her contract, with eight appearances in all competitions, including two league starts.[7]

North Carolina Tar Heels[edit]

Grant joined the North Carolina Tar Heels in January 2021 for Spring 2021 season, after the conclusion of the 2020 season was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. She made her college debut in a 5-0 win over the Delaware on 20 March 2021,[8] and opened her scoring for the Tar Heels with three goals in a 7-0 win against Tennessee on 27 March 2021.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 7 April 2021[2]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Arsenal 2018–19 FA WSL 2 0 1 3 2 1 5 4
2019–20 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 2 0 1 3 4 1 0 0 7 4
West Ham United 2020–21 FA WSL 6 0 0 0 2 0 8 0
Total 6 0 0 0 2 0 8 0
Career total 8 0 1 3 6 1 0 0 15 4

Honours[edit]

Arsenal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ruby Grant – Soccer player profile & career statistics – Global Sports Archive". globalsportsarchive.com. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b "England – R. Grant – Profile with news, career statistics and history – Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Everton vs. Arsenal – 18 November 2018 – Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  4. ^ "'Ruby's a good player… she's very busy'". www.arsenal.com. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  5. ^ Frith, Wilf (22 April 2020). "Ruby Grant on a decade at Arsenal Women and leaving for UNC". SheKicks.
  6. ^ "West Ham United women's team sign midfielder Ruby Grant". www.whufc.com.
  7. ^ "Rachel Daly & Ruby Grant depart West Ham United". West Ham United. 11 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Box score". goheels.com. 20 March 2021.
  9. ^ "Box score". goheels.com. 27 March 2021.
  10. ^ Smyth, Rob (28 April 2019). "Brighton 0–4 Arsenal: Women's Super League – as it happened". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 26 January 2020.