ENGLISH professional football player Bethany England is one of the well-known players of the English team.
Her skill as a striker has afforded her a highly successful career so far and she will be taking her skills to Tottenham Hotspur.
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Who is Bethany England?
She grew up with her parents, twin sister and her other sister in the South Yorkshire town.
The first team she played with was a boy’s team called Junior Tykes for almost four years.
Bethany attended Barnsley Sixth Form College before studying law through a partnership with BPP University and the Doncaster Belles.
Bethany proudly identifies as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community.
What teams has Bethany England played for?
The Tottenham striker has played for a few different teams so far in her career.
During her youth career, she played for Sheffield United.
She also represented England for their under-19 and under-23 teams from 2011 until 2017.
She made her senior professional football debut with Doncaster Rovers Belles in 2011.
She played for Doncaster until 2015 and was then transferred to Chelsea FC.
She spent almost 7 years with Chelsea FC, making 99 appearances and scoring 45 goals.
Part was through her time at Chelsea she was loaned to Liverpool, making 16 appearances and scoring 10 goals for them in one season.
On January 4, 2023, Bethany’s transfer from Chelsea to Tottenham Hotspur was announced.
It was reported that her transfer fee was £250,000, breaking the record for a domestic women’s football transfer.
She is contracted to stay with Tottenham until June 2026 at the earliest.
Bethany has also earned quite a few accolades throughout her professional career.
In 2020 Bethany was named the league’s Player of the Year and PFA Women’s Player of the Year.
She was awarded these after helping Chelsea win the 2019/20 FA WSL and the 2019/20 FA Women’s League Cup.
When did Bethany England win her first international cap?
Bethany made her senior international debut for the England women’s team in a friendly against Belgium in 2019.
Off the back of being Chelsea’s top striker the season prior, she was brought on for the final quarter of an hour of the game.