Nicola Docherty

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Nicola Docherty
Personal information
Full name Nicola Docherty
Date of birth (1992-08-23) 23 August 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Falkirk, Scotland
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Glasgow City
Number 11
Youth career
2002– Falkirk Girls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2010 Falkirk Ladies
2010–2011 Rangers
2012– Glasgow City 40 (3)
National team
Scotland U15
2008–2009 Scotland U17 3 (0)
2009–2011 Scotland U19 13 (2)
2011– Scotland 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 November 2013
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 June 2019

Nicola Docherty (born 23 August 1992) is a Scottish international footballer who currently plays as a left sided defender for Glasgow City in the Scottish Women's Premier League.


Docherty started playing with Falkirk Girls at the age of 10 and was called up to the Scotland under-15 squad in 2006.[1] She continued to represent Scotland through the under-17 and under-19 age groups and was a member of the squad that qualified for the UEFA Under-19 Women's Championship finals in 2010.[2][3] Docherty left Falkirk to sign for Rangers in the same year.

She made her full debut for the Scotland women's team in September 2011 against Finland.[3]

In January 2012, Docherty joined SWPL champions Glasgow City.[4]


  1. ^ Robert Turbyne (10 August 2006). "Nicola's 'one to watch'". Falkirk Herald. Retrieved 15 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Nicola steps up to help Scotland's Euro cause". Falkirk Herald. 30 October 2008. Retrieved 15 March 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Nicola Docherty – Women's A Squad". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 15 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Rangers full back makes short switch across City to join champions". The Glaswegian. 4 January 2012. Retrieved 15 March 2012.

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