Williamson makes 100th Arsenal start.
Leah Williamson has came along way since making her Arsenal debut when she came on for Rachel Yankey in Arsenal’s 0–2 defeat to Birmingham City in the Champions League in quarter-final in 2014.
Last night in Florence she started her 100th game for the Gunners aged just 22 years old in the exact same competition this is a wonderful achievement for the versatile Williamson.
One of the country’s most decorated players winning the WSL ,two WSL cups and two FA Cups.
Williamson has starred for her country in every age group from the U15s right up to the senior side making her World Cup debut against Cameroon in the summer.
Leah joined the Arsenal Ladies Centre of Excellence in 2006 as a nine-year-old and as a childhood Arsenal fan she really is living the dream.
She has also netted 3 times for the Gunners her first professional goal for Arsenal in a 4–0 win away against Millwall Lionesses in the League Cup before she scored her first league goal against Chelsea.
Williamson also finished last season as Arsenal’s most active player on the ball with 1,501 touches to her name, as well as completing the most successful passes in the opposition’s half (591). She also made more interceptions than any other player in Arsenal’s squad (30).
Hi my names Josh Bunting I study Sports Journalism at UCFB Etihad Campus , Reporter at Sheffield Wednesday football club.