Lizzie Arnot

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Lizzie Arnot
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Arnot playing for Manchester United in 2018
Personal information
Full nameElizabeth Arnot
Date of birth (1996-03-01) 1 March 1996 (age 23)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Manchester United
Number 17
Senior career*
2011 Hutchison Vale 2 (0)
2012–2018 Hibernian 26 (17)
2018– Manchester United 11 (5)
National team
2013–2015 Scotland Under-19 28 (11)
2015– Scotland 22 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 20 February 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 04 March 2019

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Arnot (born 1 March 1996) is a Scottish footballer, who plays for Manchester United in the FA Women's Championship.

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

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Manchester United W.F.C.

Manchester United Women Football Club is a professional football club based in the Salford suburb of Broughton, Greater Manchester, England, around 1.5 miles from Manchester city centre, that competes in the FA Women's Championship from the 2018–19 season, the second tier of English women's football. They are based at The Cliff, formerly used as a training ground by the men's equivalent.


Club career

Arnot started her career at Edinburgh City and later Hutchison Vale before she joined Hibernian in January 2012. [1]

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.

She scored five goals in a 90 win for Hibernian against Celtic in the 2018 SWPL Cup final, retaining the title for the third straight year. [2]

Celtic F.C. womens team

Celtic Football Club women's team is a Scottish association football team, the women's section of Celtic Football Club. They play in the Scottish Women's Premier League, the top division of women's football in Scotland. They compete as Celtic FC, and are normally called the 'women's first team' within the club, but are often called Celtic Women, Celtic FC Women or similar names to distinguish them from the men's team. In December 2018 they announced a move to full-time training, becoming the first ever professional women's football team in Scotland.

The Scottish Women's Premier League Cup is a cup competition in Scottish women's football, a competition only open to teams in the Scottish Women's Premier League. There are four rounds, including the final.

Manchester United

On 27 June 2018, it was announced that Arnot and teammate Kirsty Smith were leaving Hibernian. [3] Both players joined the newly formed Manchester United for the 2018–19 season. [4] Arnot scored the only goal in the side's first competitive match, a 1–0 win against Liverpool in the FA Women's League Cup on 19 August. [5] She scored her first league goal of the campaign in a 30 home win against Sheffield United on 20 September 2018. [6]

Kirsty Smith association football player

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FA Womens League Cup

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On 18 November 2018, Arnot scored her first United brace in a 05 win away to Crystal Palace. [7]

Crystal Palace L.F.C.

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International career

Arnot represented Scotland at Scotland Under-17 and Scotland Under-19 level. She made her full international debut for Scotland against Norway on 17 September 2015, when she came on as a substitute for Joanne Love. [8]

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 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.

After a year out due to a cruciate ligament injury, which caused her to miss Euro 2017, [9] Arnot was recalled to the Scotland squad in May 2018 for their World Cup qualifiers against Belarus and Poland. [10]

Arnot scored her first international goals during the 2019 Algarve Cup, scoring twice in a 41 win against Iceland. [11]

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  4. "Man United Women's 2018/19 squad". Retrieved 2018-07-13.
  5. "Lizzie Arnot: Scotland cap hails 'amazing' late goal for Manchester United Women". BBC Sport. 19 August 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  6. Bath, Adam (20 September 2018). "MATCH REPORT: UNITED WOMEN 3 SHEFFIELD UNITED 0". Retrieved 5 March 2019.
  7. Drudge, Harriet (18 November 2018). "CRYSTAL PALACE LADIES 0 UNITED WOMEN 5". Retrieved 5 March 2019.
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  9. MacBeath, Amy (6 June 2018). "Scotland's Lizzie Arnot wants to make up for missing Euro 2017". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  10. MacBeath, Amy (23 May 2018). "Scotland Women: Lizzie Arnot & Lana Clelland return from injury". BBC Sport. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  11. MacBeath, Amy (5 March 2019). "Scotland Women: Lizzie Arnot scales new heights after Man Utd move". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 March 2019.