16 Facts About Alex Greenwood


Alex Greenwood was born on 7 September 1993 and is an English professional footballer who plays for Manchester City in the FA Women's Super League and the England national team.

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Alex Greenwood has previously played for Olympique Lyonnais in the French Division 1 Feminine as well as English clubs Manchester United, Liverpool, Notts County and Everton where she began her career.

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Liverpool-born Alex Greenwood joined Everton at the age of eight, and progressed through the club's Centre of Excellence.

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Alex Greenwood signed for Notts County on a two-year contract for an undisclosed transfer fee.

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The move disappointed Everton who wanted Alex Greenwood to leave on loan and come back if they were promoted again.

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On 13 July 2018, it was announced that Alex Greenwood was joining and would captain Manchester United for their inaugural season.

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Alex Greenwood helped Manchester United win the Championship and gain promotion to the FA WSL in their debut season.

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On 9 September 2020, Alex Greenwood returned to England, signing a three-year contract with Manchester City following the expiration of her Lyon contract.

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Alex Greenwood captained England at youth level and played at the 2012 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship.

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At the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, youngest member of the squad Alex Greenwood shared England's left-back duties with Claire Rafferty.

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Alex Greenwood won a bronze medal when the team beat Germany in the third place play-off.

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In 2019, Alex Greenwood was part of the England team that won the SheBelieves Cup in the United States.

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Alex Greenwood was included in the England squad that won UEFA Women's Euro 2022.

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Alex Greenwood is in a relationship with Jack O'Connell, a professional footballer for Sheffield United.

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Alex Greenwood has spoken out, on a number of occasions, about the online abuse that she and some of her colleagues receive regularly, which have included comments about her appearance, transfers and threats against her family.

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Alex Greenwood generally opts to keep her personal life private and tends to keep her social media posts football-related.

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