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Gemma Bonner

Gemma Bonner

National team: England

Which player most inspired you and why? Whitney Engen – she is a winner on and off the pitch and has a great positive influence on the team.

Which coach most inspired you? Mo Marley.

What was the best advice they gave you? If the ball goes past you, the player doesn't, if the player goes past, the ball doesn't.

Best player you've played with? Whitney Engen

Toughest opponent? Kelly Smith

What are your memories of your first club as a child? Going to clear the ball on the halfway line and it ended up going in!

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Listen to advice from coaches and others around you, then work hard during and away from your club's training to improve your weaknesses to help you reach your potential.

What was the experience of playing in a youth final tournament? It was a great experience and opportunity to test yourself against the top players at your age individually and as a team, then learn from the experiences and become a better all round player.

Last updated: 04/09/14 13.42CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Gemma Bonner
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 13/07/1991 (23)
  • Country: England
  • Club: Liverpool ( ENG)

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA Women's World Cup 2013/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Round of 32)
    08/10/14: Liverpool 2-1 Linköping
  • National team: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship (First qualifying round)
    29/09/07: Lithuania 0-10 England

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

England WU-19141
England WU-1750

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 08/06/2015 13:56 CET
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