Defenders / Emily Westwood

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Biography

Birthplace: Wordsley

Date of birth: 08/04/1984

Nationality: British

Position: Defender

Squad Number: 19

Previous Clubs: Wolves, Everton

Emily Westwood began playing football at Wolves in the youth team before progressing to their senior team in 2000. During her time at Wolves, Emily was a part of the squad led by manager Dennis Mortimer who gained promotion to the FA WPL Northern Division, the squad became runners up of the league in the 2004/05 season.

Following Westwood success at Wolves, Emily went on to sign a contract at Everton in 2005, where in her first season the club reached the FA Women’s Cup final. During her time at Everton, Emily formed part of the team that became runners up in the FA Women’s Premier League National Division for five seasons running (2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009,10), as well as becoming winners of the FA Women’s Premier League Cup in 2008.

In 2010, Emily Westwood signed for Birmingham City and became part of the squad that were runners up in the FA WSL for two consecutive year (2011/2012) and also win the FA Cup in 2012.Whist at Birming City, Westwood has been embarked on two club campaigns in the UEFA Champions League, although her debut in the champions league was at Everton against Gintra in 2007.

At international level Emil has represented England at U17, U19, U21 and U23 levels, and has made more than 20 appearances for the full side. Emily made her senior debut against Italy in 2005 and grabbed her first goal in a Euro 2009 qualifier.

Honours

England U16’s

England U19’s

England U21’s

England U23’s

England Seniors

Clubs

Wolves

Everton

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Karen Carney 4 15
Kirsty Linnett 4 12
Josanne Potter 3 14
Emily Westwood 3 9
Remi Allen 2 15

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