Beginning in 2014, this English soccer right, center, and left back played for the Manchester City Football Association Women's Super League (FA WSL) team. Earlier in her career, she played several seasons each with the Liverpool Ladies; the Everton Ladies; and the Sunderland Women.
She played her youth career for the Sunderland and Blyth Town women's football clubs and went on to play her distinguished collegiate career for the University of North Carolina's Tar Heels.
Between 2008 and 2013, she played for the England U17, U19, U20, and U23 national teams. After joining England's senior national team in 2013, she scored goals in FIFA Women's World Cup (2015) games against Norway and Canada.
A native of Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, she has siblings named Sophie and Jorge and is of both English and Portuguese descent.
She and American-born goalkeeper Karen Bardsley both joined Manchester City in 2014.