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Sophie Baggaley (born 29 November 1996) is an English football goalkeeper who plays for Bristol City[2][3][4][5]

Sophie Baggaley
Personal information
Full name Sophie Baggaley
Date of birth (1996-11-29) 29 November 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Newton, Derbyshire, England[1]
Height 167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Bristol City
Number 1
Youth career
Derby County
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2018 Birmingham City 18 (0)
2017–2018Bristol City (loan) 17 (0)
2018– Bristol City 20 (0)
National team
2011 England U17 1 (0)
2014–2015 England U19 12 (0)
2016 England U20 2 (0)
2016– England U23 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 April 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 September 2018

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Club careerEdit

Baggaley started her senior career in 2014 at Birmingham City. She went on loan to Bristol City during the 2017/2018 season in hopes of more playing time. During this season she won the The FA Women's Football Awards' Save of the Year.[6][7] She permanently joined Bristol City in the summer of 2018.[8] In September 2018 Baggaley was awarded both the FA WSL player of the month [9] and the inaugural FA WSL PFA Fans Player of the month.[10] At the end of the 2018/19 season she won the FA WFA Players' Player of the Year award and was named in the PFA Team of the Year.

International careerEdit

Baggaley has played for the England team at every age grouping up to under 23 level.[11] Baggaley was called up to the senior England squad in October 2016[12] and has been on the bench on three occasions.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 28 April 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League League Cup[a] FA Cup[b] Continental[c] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Birmingham City 2014 FA WSL 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
2015 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
2016 10 0 1 0 1 0 12 0
2017 3 0 0 0 3 0
Total 18 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 28 0
Bristol City (loan) 2017–18 FA WSL 17 0 1 0 0 0 18 0
Bristol City 2018–19 20 0 4 0 0 0 24 0
Career total 55 0 13 9 2 0 0 0 70 0
  1. ^ Includes the FA WSL Cup
  2. ^ Includes the FA Women's Cup
  3. ^ Includes the UEFA Women's Champions League

Personal lifeEdit

Baggaley attended Tibshelf Community School from 2009 to 2013.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sophie Baggaley". Derbyshire Sport. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  2. ^ Includes the FA Women's Cup
  3. ^ Includes the UEFA Women's Champions League
  4. ^ "Football: Saving grave earns Sophie first England call-up". Derby Telegraph. 15 April 2010. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Rising star Baggaley signs new Blues Ladies deal". Solihull Observer. 25 January 2016. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Celebration Time at 20th Annual FA Women's Football Awards". TheFA. 1 June 2018. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Vote for your FA WSL 1 Save of the YEAr". TheFA. 25 May 2018. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Seven players sign for Bristol City Women's FC". Bristol City FC. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Baggaley named FA WSL player of the month". Bristol City FC. 8 October 2018. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Sophie Baggaley voted WSL PFA Bristol Street Motors Fans' Player of the Month". The PFA. 15 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Sophie Baggaley signs new contract with Blues Ladies". Birmingham City Football Club. 25 January 2016. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  12. ^ "Spain Women v England Women". BBC Sport. 24 October 2016. Retrieved 24 October 2016.

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