Hayley Lauder

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Hayley Lauder
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Playing for Vittsjö in 2014
Personal information
Full nameHayley Lauder
Date of birth (1990-06-04) 4 June 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth West Lothian, Scotland
Playing position Left Wing / Forward
Club information
Current team
Glasgow City
Number 4
Youth career
Murieston United Girls
Senior career*
2007–12 Spartans Women
2011 Apollon Ladies
2012 Åland United 26 (18)
2012–2013 Mallbackens IF 22 (1)
2013–2014 Vittsjö GIK 19 (1)
2014– Glasgow City (9)
National team
2007–2009 Scotland U19 16 (3)
2010– Scotland [1] 100 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 11 December 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 June 2019

Hayley Lauder (born 4 June 1990) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Glasgow City of the Scottish Women's Premier League and the Scotland women's national team. After beginning her senior career with Spartans, she played for Apollon Limassol in the 2011–12 Champions League qualifying stage. Lauder then moved on to Finland, with Åland United, before spending a single season with both Mallbackens IF and Vittsjö GIK of the Swedish Damallsvenskan.

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.

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Club career

Lauder came through the ranks at Murieston Girls. [2] She switched to Spartans Women then called Edinburgh Ladiesin August 2007. [3]

Spartans Football Club Women's and Girl's is a women's football team that plays in the Scottish Women's Premier League, the top division of women's football in Scotland. Spartans F.C. Women is part of Spartans F.C. in north Edinburgh and play and train at the club's training facilities.

Apollon Limassol

In August 2011, Lauder joined Apollon Limassol for their 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League campaign. [4] During her first appearance for the club on 11 August, she scored a hat-trick helping Limassol defeat Progrès Niedercorn 14–0. Two days later, she scored a brace against Swansea City contributing to an 8–0 rout. Her third and final appearance occurred on 16 August when Limassol defeated Legenda 2–1. In her three appearances, she contributed five goals and played for a total of 227 minutes. The club was eliminated from the tournament in the 16th finals after being defeated a 3–4 aggregate by Czech Republic side, Sparta Praha. [5]

The 2011−12 UEFA Women's Champions League was the eleventh edition of the European women's championship for football clubs. The final was held in the Olympiastadion in Munich, Germany on 17 May 2012.

A hat-trick or hat trick is the achievement of a positive feat three times in a game, or another achievement based on the number three.

Åland United

Lauder agreed to a one-year professional contract with Finnish Naisten Liiga side Åland United in February 2012. [6] [7] During a match against ONS on 22 September, she scored a hat-trick during the team's 6–0 win. [8] She scored a brace on 29 September during the club's 6-0 win over TPS. [9] She scored her second brace of the season on 21 July against ONS helping Åland United win 7–0. [10] In her 26 appearances for the club, she scored a total of 18 goals, including the hat-trick and four braces. [5] Åland United finished second during the regular season just two points shy of first place team PK-35. [11]

Naisten Liiga is the premier division of women's football in Finland. It was established in 2006 as the successor of 1971 founded Naisten SM-sarja. The first Naisten Liiga season was played in 2007.

Åland United association football club

Åland United is a Finnish women's football club from Lemland.

Mallbackens IF

After joining fellow Scotland national team players Emma Mitchell and Jane Ross for trials in Sweden during the 2012 close season, Lauder agreed to join Damallsvenskan newcomers Mallbackens IF in December 2012. [12] [13]

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 July 2019, the team was 22nd in the FIFA Women's World Rankings.

Emma Mitchell Scottish footballer

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Jane Ross (footballer) Scottish Footballer

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Vittsjö GIK

With Mallbackens IF relegated at the end of the 2013 Damallsvenskan season, Lauder signed for Vittsjö GIK in December 2013, joining fellow Scottish internationals, Jane Ross and Ifeoma Dieke at the club. [14]

Mallbackens IF is a football club from Mallbacken, 15 kilometres north of Sunne in Värmland, Sweden. The club was established in 1942 and played in the Women's premier division (Damallsvenskan) for the first time in 1986. They currently play in Sweden's second division, the Elitettan.

The 2013 Damallsvenskan, part of the 2013 Swedish football season, is the 26th season of Damallsvenskan since its establishment in 1988. The season began on 13 April 2013 and ends on 20 October 2013. Tyresö FF are the defending champions, having won their first title the previous season.

Vittsjö GIK sports club in Vittsjö, Sweden

Vittsjö Gymnastik och Idrottsklubb is a football club from Vittsjö, Sweden. They play in the highest level of women's soccer leagues in Sweden, the Damallsvenskan.

Glasgow City

In December 2014 Lauder agreed a return to Scottish football with reigning champions Glasgow City. She was available to play in City's UEFA Women's Champions League upcoming quarter-final tie against Paris Saint-Germain Féminines. [15]

International career

Having played at youth level, including at the 2008 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship finals, Lauder made her senior Scotland debut in March 2010, against Italy in the Cyprus Cup. [1] She scored her first goal for the national team five days later; in a 2–1 win over South Africa at the same tournament. [16]

In February 2011, Lauder scored twice in a 4–2 win over Wales in Haverfordwest. [17] At the 2011 Cyprus Cup, Lauder provided the cross for Jennifer Beattie to score Scotland's second goal in their 2–0 win over England. [18] She has also deputised at full-back for the national side, to cover for injuries to regular defensive players. [19]

She made her 100th appearance for Scotland on 14 June 2019, during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. [20]

International goals

Results list Scotland's goal tally first. [1]
13 March 2010 GSZ Stadium, Larnaca Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 2–12010 Cyprus Cup 1
313 February 2011 Bridge Meadow Stadium, Haverfordwest Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 4–2 Friendly 2
421 September 2011 Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 7–2 Friendly 1
512 October 2011 Ness Ziona Stadium, Ness Ziona Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 6–1 2013 UEFA Women's Championship qual. 1
61 March 2012 GSP Stadium, Nicosia Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 2–1 2012 Cyprus Cup 1
716 June 2012 Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 8–0 2013 UEFA Women's Championship qual. 1
815 December 2013 Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Brasilia Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1–3 2013 Torneio Internacional de Brasília de Futebol Feminino 1
929 November 2015 St Mirren Park, Paisley Flag of North Macedonia.svg  Macedonia 10–0 2017 EURO qual. 1

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