Best known as part of the 2022 UEFA Women’s Euro winning England team, Jill Scott is a former professional football player, broadcaster and Olympian.
Jill begun her senior career with Sunderland Women and aged just 18, won the Women's Player of the Month award, based on her performances for both her and club and also her country (at under-19 level).
In 2006, Jill joined Everton Women going on to pick up the FA Tesco Players' Player of the Year award.
Jill’s first call-up to the England senior squad came in May 2006, having captained the Under-19s side for the previous 18 months. She made the squad for the 2007 World Cup, coming on as a substitute in England's opening match against Japan.
In May 2009, Jill was one of the first 17 female players to be given central contracts by The Football Association. She was then named in Hope Powell's squad for the 2009 UEFA Women's European Championships, scoring a late winner as England beat the Netherlands in the semi-final.
In 2012, Jill joined the line-up for the London 2012 Olympic squad for Team GB and again at Tokyo 2020.
After winning the FA Women's Premier League Cup and the FA Women's Cup, Jill decided to leave Everton at the end of the 2013 season to sign a two-year deal with Manchester City. During her time at City, Jill scored the team’s first ever goal in the Champions League, won the FA Women's Super League as well as multiple Continental Cups.
In June 2020, she signed a new two-year contract which saw her take up a coaching role as well as two spells on loan at Everton and Aston Villa.
In 2022, Jill formed part of the winning England squad for the UEFA Women’s Euro making her England’s most capped footballer in World Cup Finals.