Abi Harrison

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Abi Harrison
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Harrison in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-12-07) 7 December 1997 (age 21)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Bristol City
Senior career*
–2015 Celtic
2015–2019 Hibernian 100 (76)
2019– Bristol City 0 (0)
National team
2010–2013 Scotland U16 [1] [2] 6 (1)
2012–2013 Scotland U17 [3] 16 (1)
2014–2016 Scotland U19 [4] 22 (5)
2018– Scotland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:47, 9 March 2018 (UTC)

Abigail Harrison (born 7 December 1997) is a Scottish footballer, who plays for Bristol City and the Scotland national team.

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Club career

Harrison previously played for Celtic, making her debut aged 14, before joining Hibernian in 2015. [5] She scored the opening goal of the final as Hibernian won the 2017 Scottish Women's Cup with a 3–0 victory against Glasgow City. [6]

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She signed for Bristol City in January 2019. [7]

International career

Harrison is eligible for Scotland, England or Jamaica. [7] [8]

She has also represented Scotland at Under-16, Under-17 and Under-19 level. [9] [4]

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Harrison was called up for the full Scotland squad for the first time in September 2016. [10] She made her full international debut for Scotland in a friendly match against Russia in January 2018. [11]

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