Drew Spence

Drew Spence
Personal information
Full name Drew Spence
Date of birth (1992-10-23) 23 October 1992
Place of birth London, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 24
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– Chelsea
National team
2015– England 2 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:39, 19 November 2015 (UTC).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:39, 19 November 2015 (UTC)

Drew Spence (born 23 October 1992) is an English footballer who plays for FA WSL club Chelsea. Versatile midfielder Spence made her debut for the senior England women's national football team in October 2015.

Club career

Chelsea and England team-mate Gilly Flaherty recalled playing alongside Spence in the Arsenal Centre of Excellence.[1] Spence progressed to Fulham's youth team, before signing for Chelsea in 2008.[2]

Chelsea reached the FA Women's Cup final for the first time in 2012, but were eventually beaten by Birmingham City in a penalty shootout after twice taking the lead in a 2–2 draw. Spence's effort was saved by Becky Spencer.[3]

In 2015 Chelsea won their first ever major trophy, in the 2015 FA Women's Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. They then beat Sunderland 4–0 in October 2015 to secure the FA WSL title and a League and Cup "double".[4] At the end of the season Spence signed a new two-year contract with Chelsea.[5]

International career

National coach Mark Sampson gave Spence her first senior call up in October 2015.[6] She won her first England cap on 23 October 2015, as a substitute in England's 2–1 defeat by China in Yongchuan.[7]

Personal life

Spence's brother Lewwis Spence is also a footballer.


  1. Flaherty, Gilly (2 April 2015). "Chelsea Ladies One by One". Chelsea L.F.C. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
  2. Randall, James (12 November 2015). "Drew: Let's keep the Wolf from the door". The Football League Paper. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  3. Nisbet, John (2012-05-27). "Shoot-out has unhappy ending for Chelsea Ladies". The Independent. Retrieved 2012-05-27.
  4. Garry, Tom (4 October 2015). "WSL 1: Chelsea Ladies 4-0 Sunderland Ladies". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  5. "Ladies Preview: Spence Seeks Solidity". Chelsea L.F.C. 11 November 2015. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  6. Lavery, Glenn (21 October 2015). "Laura Coombs determined to grab her England chance in China". The Football Association. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
  7. "England women beaten by China despite Eniola Aluko goal". BBC Sport. 23 October 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
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