Chloe Arthur

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Chloe Arthur
Personal information
Full nameChloe Susan Arthur [1]
Date of birth (1995-01-21) 21 January 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Erskine, Scotland
Height 169 cm (5 ft 7 in) [1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Birmingham City
Number 7
Youth career
Celtic
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2011–2014 Celtic 41 (6)
2015 Hibernian
2016– Bristol City 35 (4)
2018– Birmingham City 17 (1)
National team
2010–2012 Scotland U17 14 (0)
2012–2014 Scotland U19 22 (0)
2015– Scotland 19 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 12:55, 8 April 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:55, 8 April 2019 (UTC)

Chloe Susan Arthur (born 21 January 1995) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Birmingham City in the FA WSL 1 and the Scotland national team.

Scottish people ethnic inhabitants of Scotland

The Scottish people or Scots, are a nation and Celtic ethnic group native to Scotland. Historically, they emerged from an amalgamation of two Celtic-speaking peoples, the Picts and Gaels, who founded the Kingdom of Scotland in the 9th century. Later, the neighbouring Celtic-speaking Cumbrians, as well as Germanic-speaking Anglo-Saxons and Norse, were incorporated into the Scottish nation.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Midfielder association football position played on both ends of the field

midfielder is an association football position. Midfielders are generally positioned on the field between their team's defenders and forwards. Some midfielders play a disciplined defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are otherwise known as defensive midfielders. Others blur the boundaries, being more mobile and efficient in passing: they are commonly referred to as deep-lying midfielders, play-makers, box-to-box, or holding midfielders. The number of midfielders on a team and their assigned roles depends on the team's formation; the collective group of these players on the field is sometimes referred to as the midfield.

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Club career

Arthur broke into the Celtic first team aged 17, coming through the club's Youth Academy. In December 2014, Arthur transferred together with Heather Richards from Celtic to Hibernian, [2] where she was part of the team that reached the Scottish Cup final and finished second in the league. [3]

Heather Richards is a Scottish football forward who plays for Celtic of the Scottish Women's Premier League (SWPL).

Hibernian L.F.C.

Hibernian Girls & Ladies Football Club is a women's football team that plays in the Scottish Women's Premier League, the top division of women's football in Scotland. Hibernian Ladies are affiliated with Hibernian in Edinburgh and use the club's training facilities and wear the club's colours.

The 2015 SWF Scottish Cup is the national cup competition in Scottish women's football. All teams in the Scottish Women's Football League and Premier League are eligible to enter.

In January 2016, after a year in Edinburgh, she joined Bristol City in the FA WSL 2. [4] On 14 February, she scored on her Bristol debut in a 7–1 win against Queens Park Rangers in the FA Cup. She finished her first season at the club with three goals in 20 appearances. On 8 February 2017, Bristol announced that Arthur had signed new deal with the club. [5] She finished her second season with two goals in 8 appearances. [6]

Edinburgh Capital city in Scotland

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, it is located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth's southern shore.

Bristol City W.F.C. English womens association football team

Bristol City Women's Football Club is a women's association football team from the city of Bristol, who compete in FA WSL 1, the highest division of women's football in England. Formed in 1998 as Bristol Rovers W.F.C., they were renamed Bristol Academy W.F.C. in 2005 following increased involvement of the Bristol Academy of Sport, based at Filton College. A second change of name, this time to Bristol City was approved by the FA Women's Football Board in time for the 2016 WSL season. They play their home games at the purpose built Stoke Gifford Stadium. Bristol City Women won promotion to FA WSL 1 in 2016.

Queens Park Rangers Women Football Club is an English football club based in London. The club was founded from a merger of Wembley Mill Hill F.C. and QPR Women F.C. in May 2001. The club is currently a member of the FA Women's National League South and play home matches at Uxbridge F.C.'s ground, Honeycroft in West Drayton. It was known as Queens Park Rangers Ladies Football Club from the merger until a name change in June 2018.

In July 2017, she signed a new contract with the Vixens. [7]

On 25 July 2018, Arthur joined Birmingham City on a two-year deal. [8]

Birmingham City W.F.C. semi-professional English Womens football club

Birmingham City Women F.C. is an English women's football club affiliated with Birmingham City F.C.. As founding members of the FA Women's Super League in 2011, the team plays in the highest division of women's football in England. The team plays their home games at Damson Park, the home of Solihull Moors F.C..

International career

Arthur has represented Scotland at under-17 and under-19 levels. On 8 February 2015, she made her senior debut for Scotland, coming on as a 63rd-minute substitute for Fiona Brown in a 4–0 win against Northern Ireland. [9]

The Scotland women's national under-17 football team, also known as Scotland under-17s or Scotland U17(s), represents Scotland in association football at an under-17 age level and is controlled by the Scottish Football Association, the governing body for football in Scotland.

Scotland women's national under-19 football team represents Scotland at the UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship and the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

The Scotland women's national football team represents Scotland in international women's football competitions. Since 1998, the team has been governed by the Scottish Football Association (SFA). Scotland qualified for the FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time in 2019, and qualified for their first UEFA Women's Euro in 2017. As of December 2018, the team was 20th in the FIFA Women's World Rankings.

Personal life

Her father Gary was one of ten people killed when a police helicopter crashed into the Clutha Bar, Glasgow, in November 2013. [10] [11]

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References

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  3. "Bristol City Women complete Arthur deal". VAVEL.com. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
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