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Jill Scott

Jill Scott

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Midfielder
Born
02 February 1987, Sunderland
Joined City
22 November 2013
Jill Scott

Jill Scott was the first of two England internationals to have made the move from Merseyside to Manchester in the winter of 2013.

Having now made more than 130 appearances at international level, the capture of the central midfielder was made a top priority by Nick Cushing.

He lauded Scott's calibre and upon completing the signing, sounded assured the acquisition of the ex-Everton captain would immeasurably boost the squad’s aspirations for the coming season - and it did.

At 26, Scott brought a wealth of experience to a City side benefited no end from her defensive capabilities and eye for goal. She played a key role in England Women’s 2011 and 2014 World Cup [qualifying] campaigns. She has also represented Great Britain at the London Olympics.

The box-to-box midfielder began her career at hometown club Sunderland before signing for Everton in 2006.

Scott has been a Manchester City Women and England stalwart, making 134 appearances for the Lionesses prior ti the 2019 World Cup and is one of the Blues' longest serving and most decorated players,

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