Sandy MacIver

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Sandy MacIver
Personal information
Full name Alexandra Elena MacIver[1]
Date of birth (1998-06-18) 18 June 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth Winsford, England[2]
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Clemson Tigers
Number 1
Youth career
Years Team
0000–2015 Everton[3]
2015–2016 Manchester City[2]
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Clemson Tigers 38 (0)
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 England U17 4 (0)
2016–2017 England U19 6 (0)
2018 England U20 7 (0)
2019 England U21 1 (0)
2019– England 0 (0)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 August 2019

Alexandra Elena MacIver (born 18 June 1998) is an English footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for NCAA team Clemson Tigers and has represented the England national team at youth level.

Club career[edit]

MacIver began her youth career at Everton. On 1 June 2014, MacIver appeared as a substitute in the The FA Girls' Youth Cup final against Liverpool held at Stadium MK. Everton lost 1–0.[3] In 2015, MacIver moved to the academy at Manchester City.

In 2016, MacIver moved to the United States on a soccer scholarship to play for Clemson Tigers of the ACC. In her freshman year, MacIver made four appearances. From her sophomore year onward, MacIver was Clemson's starter, starting 17 games in each of the proceeding two seasons to date.[2]

International career[edit]

MacIver has represented England at under-17, under-19, under-20 and under-21 level. MacIver started every game for England at the 2015 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship, however England were knocked out at the group stage.[4] MacIver also started every game at the 2017 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship where England finished in 5th place.[5] MacIver was part of the England squad that won bronze medal in the 2018 U20 World Cup in France, and was awarded the Golden Glove as the tournament's best goalkeeper.[6][7][8]

In February 2019, MacIver named as part of the England senior team's traveling party during the 2019 SheBelieves Cup and trained with the team during the tournament but was not part of the playing squad.[9] In August 2019, MacIver received her first senior England call up for friendlies against Belgium and Norway.[10]

Personal life[edit]

On 29 May 2012, MacIver was a torch carrier during the 2012 Summer Olympics torch relay as it was taken through Chester.[11]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Manchester City

International[edit]

England U20

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of Players – England" (PDF). FIFA. 5 August 2018. p. 3. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Sandy MacIver". Clemson Tigers Official Athletics Site. 18 July 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Elmore strike wins FA Girls' Youth Cup for Liverpool". www.thefa.com. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Summary - UEFA U17 Championship Women - Europe - Results, fixtures, tables and news - Women Soccerway". us.women.soccerway.com. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Women's Under-19 - Scotland-England". UEFA.com. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  6. ^ a b Dunn, Carrie (24 August 2018). "Silver Boot for sensational Georgia Stanway, Golden Glove for Sandy Maciver". Eurosport Asia. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  7. ^ "ENGLAND SQUAD NAMED FOR FIFA WOMEN'S U20 WORLD CUP". The FA. 23 July 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  8. ^ a b "ENGLAND WIN BRONZE MEDAL AT FIFA U20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP". The FA. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  9. ^ Association, The Football. "Phil Neville names England Women's squad for SheBelieves Cup". www.thefa.com.
  10. ^ "Lionesses: Phil Neville names four debutants in squad for friendlies". BBC. 20 August 2019.
  11. ^ Henwood, Jo (5 August 2016). "Remember when the Olympic Torch set Chester alight". chesterchronicle.

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