Becky Jane

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Becky Jane
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Jane with Liverpool in 2019
Personal information
Full name Rebecca Jane
Date of birth (1992-03-31) 31 March 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth England
Position(s) Fullback
Club information
Current team
Reading
Number 18
Youth career
Fulham
Chelsea
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2011 Chelsea 9 (0)
2011–2019 Reading 112 (16)
2019–2021 Liverpool 28 (3)
2021–2022 Charlton Athletic 6 (0)
2022– Reading 0 (0)
International career
England U17
2010–11 England U19 7 (1)
2010 England U20 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 12 February 2020
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 19 November 2018

Rebecca "Becky" Jane (born 31 March 1992) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Reading in the Women's Super League. She previously played for Chelsea, Reading, Liverpool and Charlton Athletic.

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Playing career

Club

Jane (left) playing for Reading against Lewes in 2013 LewesLadies Reading FAC2ndR Jan 6 2013 416 (8360015212).jpg
Jane (left) playing for Reading against Lewes in 2013

Jane played for Reading in the second-division FA WSL 2 during the 2015 FA WSL season. She played in the left-back position and scored two goals in 23 appearances. [1] Jane helped the team win the league and signed a professional contract with the team ahead of the 2016 season in the FAWSL 1. [1]

During the 2016 FA WSL regular season, Jane made 15 appearances for the club helping Reading finish in fourth place. [2] She was named Supporters' Player of the Year. [3] [4] In January 2017, she signed an extended contract with the club until June 2019. [3] During the 2017 FA WSL Spring Series, Jane played in 7 of the club's 8 matches. Reading finished in 6th place with a 2–4–2 record. [2] During the 2017-18 FA WSL season, Jane played in six matches. The club finished in fourth place with a 9–4–5 record. [2]

In June 2019, after more than 100 appearances for Reading, she signed for Liverpool. [5]

On 25 May 2021 Jane left Liverpool after her contract expired. [6]

In May 2022, Charlton Athletic announced that Jane would be one of eight players leaving the club when their contracts expired. [7] On 3 August 2022, Jane returned to Reading, signing a one-year contract. [8]

International

Jane has represented England on the under-17, under-19, [9] and under-23 national teams. [10] She scored a goal during the semi-finals of the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand. [11] Jane played for England at the 2010 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship final. [9]

Honors and awards

with Reading

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