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ELLEN White had a massively successful career as a striker for the England women’s national team.

She now returns to the pitch once more as part of the lineup for Soccer Aid 2024.

Ellen announced her retirement from professional football after the Lionesses won the Euros in 2022

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Ellen announced her retirement from professional football after the Lionesses won the Euros in 2022Credit: Getty

Who is former England striker Ellen White?

Ellen Toni Convery is more commonly known as Ellen White and was born May 9, 1989.

Ellen is a former professional football player who was a striker for the England national team.

She progressed through the Arsenal academy as a youth player, later returning to the team as an adult.

During her professional career, she was named England’s International Player of the Year on three occasions in 2011, 2018 and 2021.

Ellen was born and raised in Aylesbury and was educated at The Grange School before going to Waddesdon Church of England School for sixth form.

Her school did not have a football team for girls, so she played with the boys.

She played football at her father’s academy Mini Dux as a child. She then played for Aylesbury Town where she was scouted by Arsenal aged eight.

Ellen participated in the Where Greatness Is Made campaign and a plaque honouring her was unveiled in Aylesbury town centre in 2022.

What position will Ellen White play in Soccer Aid 2024?

It has not yet been announced which position White will be playing.

Ellen White’s iconic goal celebration

She will be reunited with some former teammates including Jill Scott.

The duo spent a lot of time together during their playing career with the Lionesses and at Manchester City.

Both White and Scott decided to hang up their boots after winning Euro 2022.

Who will manage Ellen White’s Soccer Aid 2024 team?

Ellen White will be part of the England side for Soccer Aid

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Ellen White will be part of the England side for Soccer AidCredit: instagram/@ellsbells89

The England side will have three co-managers, with former Chelsea player Frank Lampard one of them.

He will co-manage with Harry Redknapp and Robbie Williams.

Argentine Mauricio Pochettino will be leading the opposing Rest of the World team.

How to watch Soccer Aid 2024?

Soccer Aid 2024 kicks off on June 9, 2024.

You can watch the match for free on ITV and STV.

This is my time to say goodbye to football and watch the next generation shine

Ellen White

The Soccer Aid World XI are currently on a five-year winning streak. 

Donate to Soccer Aid for UNICEF here: socceraid.org.uk/donate.

Soccer Aid line-up 2024

Fans can’t wait for soccer aid to kick off on Sunday, June 9, 2024.

What teams did Ellen White play for?

Ellen played for quite a few top-league football teams throughout her career.

As well as representing England on the international stage in big games like the Euros and the Olympics.

Her youth career was at Arsenal where she went through the academy there from 1997-2005.

She started her senior career at Chelsea FC where she played from 2005-2008.

Ellen was then transferred to Leeds and played for them for two years.

She returned to Arsenal where she played for three years, making over 30 appearances and scoring 11 goals.

From 2014 to 2022 she played for Notts County, Birmingham City and, finally, Manchester City.

With Manchester City she won the Women’s FA Cup in 2020, and she also had very successful seasons with Arsenal.

My dreams came true on July 31, winning the Euros and becoming a European champion

Ellen White

With Arsenal, Ellen won the league in 2011 and 2012, the Women’s FA Cup in 2011 and 2013 and the FA WSL Cup in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

While playing for Birmingham City she was the leagues top scorer in 2018.

During the 2017/18 season, Ellen won the WSL’s Golden Boot Award for the most goals scored.

Ellen retired in 2022 after the Lionesses won the Euros and became European champions.

She said at the time: “This has been one of the hardest decisions of my life but one that I know is right for me.

“This decision has always been one I have wanted to make on my terms.

“And this is my time to say goodbye to football and watch the next generation shine.

“It has been my greatest honour and privilege to play this game.

“In particular playing for England has and always will be the greatest gift.

“My dreams came true on July 31, winning the Euros and becoming a European champion.”

When did Ellen White get married and who is her husband?

Ellen and her partner Callum

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Ellen and her partner CallumCredit: Rex Features

Ellen married her partner Callum Convery a year and a half after getting engaged in 2013.

The couple met while studying Sports Science at Loughborough University.

Ellen and Callum share their love for each other and football, with Callum regularly being seen pitch side supporting Ellen.

Callum used to work as a sports development officer for the Nottinghamshire Football Association.

When Ellen was signed to Manchester City, the couple moved to Manchester and Callum changed jobs.

Ellen announced that she was expecting her first child just weeks after helping England to victory and lifting the Euro 2022 trophy.

The couple welcomed their daughter in April 2023.

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