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Jill Scott

Jill Louise Scott MBE – born 2 February 1987 – is a former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

The FIFA technical report into the 2011 Women’s World Cup described Scott as one of England’s four outstanding players; “[an] energetic, ball-winning midfielder who organises the team well, works hard at both ends of the pitch and can change her team’s angle of attack.”

At 5 feet 11 inches (1.81 m), Scott is nicknamed “Crouchy” after male international footballer Peter Crouch.

After leaving home town club Sunderland for Everton in 2006, she contributed to the Blues’ FA Women’s Premier League Cup win in 2008 and FA Women’s Cup victory in 2010.

On the individual level, Scott was voted 2008 FA Players’ Player of the Year and 2011 FA International Player of the Year.

Scott won the 22nd UK series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! and was crowned ‘Queen of the Jungle’.

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