Erin Cuthbert

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Erin Cuthbert
Personal information
Date of birth (1998-07-19) 19 July 1998 (age 20)
Place of birth Irvine, Scotland [1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 22
Youth career
2009–2014 Rangers
Senior career*
2015–2016 Glasgow City
2017– Chelsea 30 (8)
National team
2016– Scotland 26 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 15:59, 20 November 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:49, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

Erin Cuthbert (born 19 July 1998) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a midfielder for FA WSL club Chelsea and the Scotland national team.

Scottish people ethnic inhabitants of Scotland

The Scottish people or Scots, are a nation and 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.


Club career

Cuthbert played five years at Rangers [2] until she transferred to Glasgow City in January 2015. [3] [4] [5] [6]

Glasgow City F.C. association football club

Glasgow City Football Club is a women's football team based in Glasgow that plays in SWPL 1, the top division of women's football in Scotland and also the higher of two levels of the Scottish Women's Premier League. The club has competed in the UEFA Women's Cup and UEFA Women's Champions League. They also have a reserve team and youth teams.

Chelsea, 2017–present

On 8 December 2016, Cuthbert left Glasgow City to join FA WSL club Chelsea. [7] On 19 March 2017, she made her debut for the Blues in a 7–0 win over Doncaster Rovers Belles in the fifth round of the FA Women's Cup. [8] On 30 April 2017, she made her league debut and scored the team's fourth goal in a 6–0 home victory against Yeovil Town. [9] She finished her first season with 4 goals and 2 assists in 7 appearances in all competitions. [10] On 15 November 2017, Cuthbert made her UEFA Women's Champions League debut for the Blues in a 1–0 win over FC Rosengård. [11] On 4 February 2018, she scored her first hat-trick for the club in a 10–0 victory against London Bees in the fourth round of the FA Women's Cup. [12]

Doncaster Rovers Belles L.F.C.

Doncaster Rovers Belles Ladies Football Club, previously Doncaster Belles, is an English women's football club that plays in the FA Women's National League North, the third tier of women's football in England. The club is based at the Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

Yeovil Town L.F.C.

Yeovil Town Ladies Football Club are an English women's association football club based in Yeovil, Somerset. They are affiliated with Yeovil Town F.C. and play in the first division of the FA WSL, the top level on the Women's pyramid. The club is managed by Lee Burch.

UEFA Womens Champions League European association football tournament for clubs

The UEFA Women's Champions League, previously called the UEFA Women's Cup (2001–09), is an international women's association football competition. It involves the top club teams from countries affiliated with the European governing body UEFA.

International career

She represented Scotland at school, under 15, under-17 level and under 19 level. [13] Cuthbert was selected for the full Scotland squad for Euro 2017 qualifiers against Iceland and Belarus in June 2016. [14]

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 in 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.


Glasgow City

The Scottish Women's Premier League (SWPL) is the highest level of league competition in women's football in Scotland. The league consists of two divisions, SWPL 1 and SWPL 2, each with eight teams and is owned and managed by Scottish Women's Football. The league was formed in 2002 when the Premier Division of the Scottish Women's Football League (SWFL) broke away to form the SWPL. Initially operating as a single division of twelve teams, the current format was introduced in 2015 with the creation of SWPL 2.

The 2015 Scottish Women's Premier League (SWPL) was the fourteenth season of the Scottish Women's Premier League, the highest division of women's football in Scotland since its inception in 2002.

The 2016 Scottish Women's Premier League season is the 15th season of the Scottish Women's Premier League, the highest division of women's football in Scotland since its inception in 2002.


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Scottish Football Association governing body of association football in Scotland

The Scottish Football Association, is the governing body of football in Scotland and has the ultimate responsibility for the control and development of football in Scotland. Members of the SFA include clubs in Scotland, affiliated national associations as well as local associations. It was formed in 1873, making it the second oldest national football association in the world. It is not to be confused with the "Scottish Football Union", which is the name that the SRU was known by until the 1920s.