|Full name||Lucy Graham|
|Date of birth||10 October 1996|
|Place of birth||Scotland|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 15:51, 10 September 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:25, 22 May 2016 (UTC)
Lucy Graham (born 10 October 1996) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bristol City in the FA WSL and the Scotland national team. She has previously played for Forfar Farmington and Hibernian in Scotland and Mallbackens in Sweden.
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Graham began her senior career at Forfar Farmington in 2012.In her first season, she helped the club finish second in the SWPL and reach the Scottish Women's Cup final. Her performances earned her a nomination for the Players' Player of the Year award.
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In the summer of 2013, she left Forfar Farmington to join Hibernian.
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In July 2015, Graham left Hibernian to join Swedish club Mallbackens.
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In January 2016, Graham returned to Hibernian.On 5 October 2016, she made her UEFA Women's Champions League debut in a 6–0 loss to Bayern Munich. She played a crucial role in Hibernian's 2017–18 UEFA Women's Champions League campaign, scoring four goals in three matches.
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Graham joined Bristol City in July 2018.On 19 August 2018, she scored twice in her debut against Leicester City in the FA WSL Cup. On 9 September 2018, she made her league debut and scored the winning goal in a 1–0 victory against Brighton & Hove Albion.
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