England Women Midfielder Jill Scott Retires From Football

England Women Midfielder Jill Scott Retires From Football


Ill Scott. The second-most capped player in the history of England Women, announced her retirement from football on Tuesday. She is 35 years old.The midfielder was a member of the England team that won Euro 2022 last month, which led to the decision. During the successful campaign, she made four substitute appearances, including the championship game versus Germany.

Scott amassed 161 appearances for the Lionesses and registered 27 goals while also taking home four women’s FA Cups and the Women’s Super League championship.ALSO READ: Ultimate Kho Kho: Telugu Yoddhas Claim Top Spot, Hat-trick of Wins for Chennai Quick Guns I may be saying goodbye to football, but this will be a celebration anyway. No dejected expressions! In a video for The Players’ Tribune, Scott stated, “We’ve had too much fun for any tears.”

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What if I had known that I would play for England for the next 16 years? If you had told me then that I would live to see a women’s European final with 90,000 spectators crammed into After starting her career in Sunderland, her hometown, she spent seven years with Everton before joining City in 2013. Later, she spent time on loan with Everton and Aston Villa. Throughout her career, she captured every domestic trophy, including the Women’s Super League championship with City in 2017.

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In addition, Scott scored the game-winning goal for England in extra time against Holland in the Euro 2009 semifinals and contributed to City’s victory over Birmingham in the 2017 Women’s FA Cup final. At the 2012 and postponed 2020 Olympics, she also represented Great Britain. Wembley Stadium? that I would be participating in it? Unimaginable, she continued Sarina Wiegman, the head coach of England, stated that the Lionesses will miss Scott’s presence but insisted that the former midfielder still has a lot to give the game once her career is ended.Also read: Nick Kyrgios’ accusation that a fan had “700 drinks” leads to legal action

I have to congratulate Jill on a truly exceptional career. She was able to end on such a happy note, and I’m so glad she did. Since she has long been regarded as an icon of the team, it will be difficult to envisage an England team without her, Wiegman added.Although I understand her decision, we will undoubtedly miss her positive influence both on and off the field. Jill has been a good player, as evidenced by her ability to compete at the highest level for such a long time. Her tale will serve as an inspiration for other athletes in the future.

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I sincerely hope she won’t be lost to the women’s game in the future, in whatever capacity. She still has a tonne to contribute. I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with her, even though it was only for a few time since she is a very remarkable person,” she continued.

Source: news18

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