Jacqueline Burns

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Jacqueline Burns
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-03-06) 6 March 1997 (age 25)
Place of birth Cookstown, Northern Ireland,
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
College career
2015–2018 Carson–Newman Eagles 66 (0)
Senior career*
2011–2015 Mid-Ulster
2019 ÍBV 0 (0)
2020–2021 Glentoran 0 (0)
2022 BK Häcken 2 (0)
2022– Reading 0 (0)
National team
2013– Northern Ireland 39 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 11:28, 24 October 2019 (UTC)

Jacqueline Burns (born 6 March 1997) is a Northern Irish footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Reading in the Women's Super League. She previously played in the United States for the Carson–Newman University's women's soccer team [1] and spent part of the 2019 season in Iceland with ÍBV. [2] She has appeared for the Northern Ireland women's national team.




On 24 August 2020, Glentoran announced the signing of Burns. [3]

On 11 March 2022, BK Häcken announced the signing of Burns on a contract until the end of the 2023 season. [4] On 24 June 2022, Häcken announced that Burns had left the club by mutual consent. [5]

On 5 August 2022, Reading announced the double signing of Burns. [6]


Burns has been capped for the Northern Ireland national team, appearing for the team during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying cycle. [7] According to the Irish Football Association, Burns made her senior debut on 3 July 2013, in a 3–0 defeat by the Netherlands. [8]

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  1. "Jackie [Jacqueline] Burns". cneagles.com. Carson–Newman University. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  2. "ÍBV fær markmann frá Norður-Írlandi" (in Icelandic). Morgunblaðið. 23 July 2019. Retrieved 4 October 2020.
  3. "Jacqueline Burns: Northern Ireland goalkeeper signs for Glentoran". BBC Sport. 24 August 2020. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  4. "BK Häcken värvar Jacqueline Burns". bkhacken.se (in Swedish). BK Häcken FF. 11 March 2022. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  5. "Jacqueline Burns lämnar BK Häcken". bkhacken.se (in Swedish). BK Häcken FF. 24 June 2022. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  6. "CHAMBERS CAPTURES THREE - BURNS, WADE & WELLINGS". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 5 August 2022. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  7. "Women World Cup Qualifiers Europe 2017/2018 » Teams (Northern Ireland)". WorldFootball.net. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  8. "Senior Women". Irish Football Association . Retrieved 4 October 2020.