Smith playing for Manchester United in 2018
|Full name||Kirsty Smith|
|Date of birth||6 January 1994|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 17 February 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 07 June 2018
Kirsty Smith (born 6 January 1994) is a Scottish football defender who plays for Manchester United in the FA Women's Championship
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, 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.
In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.
Smith started her career at Musselburgh Windsor. In July 2007 she joined Hibernian.Smith was part of the side that won consecutive Scottish domestic cup doubles in 2016 and 2017, and also finished as league runners-up on 4 occasions between 2013 and 2017.
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.
On 27 June 2018, it was announced that Smith and teammate Lizzie Arnot were leaving Hibernian.Both players then signed with Manchester United for their inaugural season.
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The full Scotland debut for Smith was in the play-off match between Scotland and the Netherlands for qualification to the Women's World Cup on 30 October 2014. In the 79th minute she was subbed in for Caroline Weir.She represented Scotland as well at under-17 and under-19 level. Her UEFA competition debut for Scotland under-17 was on 9 April 2011 against France under-17.
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.
Scottish Women's Cup: 2016, 2017
Scottish Women's Premier League Cup: 2016, 2017
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