Shania Hayles

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Shania Hayles
Personal information
Date of birth (1999-12-22) 22 December 1999 (age 23)
Place of birth Burton-on-Trent, England
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Bristol City
Number 9
Youth career
-2017 Aston Villa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2019 Birmingham City 5 (0)
2019–2022 Aston Villa 44 (10)
2022– Bristol City 11 (8)
International career
2018 England U19 2 (1)
2021– Jamaica 3 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 8 May 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 21:58, 10 June 2021 (UTC)

Shania Hayles (born 22 December 1999) is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Bristol City playing in England's FA Women's Championship and for the Jamaica women's national team.

Club career[edit]

Aston Villa[edit]

Hayles returned to Aston Villa in July 2019 from Birmingham City having started her youth career at the club.[1]

Hayles scored two goals against Bristol City on 9 December 2020, her first goals in the top flight of English football.[2]

She announced her departure from the club on Twitter on 19 May 2022.

International career[edit]

Having represented England at under-19 level, Hayles also qualifies for Jamaica through her heritage and gets her first call-up to Reggae Girlz for June international break camp.

Before debuting for Jamaica internationally in 2021 she had previously played for England Under-19s in 2018.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 17 December 2020.[3]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Birmingham City 2018–19 FA WSL 5 0 0 0 3[a] 3 0 0 8 3
Aston Villa 2019–20 Women's Championship 12 8 0 0 6[a] 2 0 0 18 10
2020–21 FA WSL 16 2 0 0 2[a] 2 0 0 10 4
Career total 33 10 0 0 11 7 0 0 36 17
Notes
  1. ^ a b c Appearances in the FA Women's League Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASTON VILLA WOMEN NEW SIGNING SHANIA HAYLES: IT'S GREAT TO BE BACK". Aston Villa F.C. Retrieved 30 January 2023.
  2. ^ Terry, Dylan (9 December 2020). "Petzelberger and Hayles score braces as Aston Villa hammer listless Bristol City". News Chain. Retrieved 17 December 2020.
  3. ^ Shania Hayles at Soccerway. Retrieved 17 December 2020.