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Date of Birth December 8, 1966
Age 56 years, 2 months, 6 days
Place of Birth England
Country United Kingdom
Profession Soccer Player
Horoscope Sagittarius

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Hope Powell is a famous Soccer Player, born on December 8, 1966 in United Kingdom. As of January 9, 2023, Hope Powell’s net worth is $5 Million. She played professionally for the Millwall Lionesses, Friends of Fulham, Millwall Lionesses, and Croydon.

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Biography

Former English midfielder who played for the English women’s national team from 1983 to 1998 and went on to manage the team as well as Great Britain’s Olympic team. Hope Patricia Powell, CBE (born 8 December 1966) is an English former international footballer and women’s first-team manager of Brighton & Hove Albion. She was the coach of the England women’s national football team and the Great Britain women’s Olympic football team until August 2013. As a player, Powell won 66 caps for England, mainly as an attacking midfielder, scoring 35 goals. She made her England debut at the age of 16, and went on to play in the 1995 FIFA Women’s World Cup, England’s first World Cup appearance. She was also vice-captain of her country. At club level Powell played in four FA Women’s Cup finals and captained Croydon to a League and Cup double in 1996..

She grew up with her family in Lewisham, England.

Martin Reagan gave Powell her England debut against Republic of Ireland, in a 6–0 Euro qualifying win staged at Elm Park in Reading, Berkshire on 9 September 1983. Aged 17, Powell played in the final of the 1984 European Competition for Women’s Football as England were beaten by Sweden on penalties. The two-legged final had seen England recover a one goal deficit at Kenilworth Road in Luton, in muddy conditions described by Powell as “absolutely shocking.”

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As the club grew to be one of the most successful in England, Powell left for London rivals Friends of Fulham. A two-year spell with Friends of Fulham culminated in an appearance at the 1989 Women’s FA Cup final. Powell scored twice and is reported to have played exceptionally well, but her team were beaten 3–2 by Leasowe Pacific. The match was played at Old Trafford but attracted only 914 spectators, although it was also broadcast on Channel 4.

Hope Powell Net Worth

Hope Powell is one of the richest Soccer Player & listed on most popular Soccer Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Hope Powell's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Soccer Player
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She studied at Brunel University in London.

As the club grew to be one of the most successful in England, Powell left for London rivals Friends of Fulham. A two-year spell with Friends of Fulham culminated in an appearance at the 1989 Women’s FA Cup final. Powell scored twice and is reported to have played exceptionally well, but her team were beaten 3–2 by Leasowe Pacific. The match was played at Old Trafford but attracted only 914 spectators, although it was also broadcast on Channel 4.

In 1990 Powell graduated from Brunel University in London with a degree in Sport Science and History.

In the aftermath of that defeat Powell returned to Millwall Lionesses, where she became the team’s all-time record goalscorer. In 1991 they reached the Women’s FA Cup final and beat Doncaster Belles 1–0 at Prenton Park to win the Cup for the first time. Millwall Lionesses also won the Greater London League to qualify for the inaugural National Division in 1991–92.

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With Powell as captain and Bampton as player-manager, Croydon won a domestic double in 1995–96. In the FA Women’s Cup final against Liverpool at The Den, Powell equalised Karen Burke’s opening goal then scored from the spot as Croydon won a penalty shootout. A farcical end of season fixture backlog saw Croydon play five games in ten days, winning four and drawing one to erode Doncaster Belles’ 13-point lead and win the National Premier Division on goal difference.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Soccer Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Hope Powell celebrates birthday on December 8 of every year.

In 1993–94 Bromley Borough won the National League Division One South by ten points, securing promotion into the top flight of English women’s football. Although they were handed a chastening 10–1 defeat by Doncaster Belles in the fifth round of the FA Women’s Cup. For 1994–95 the club entered a partnership with Croydon FC and enlisted Powell’s England teammate Debbie Bampton as manager. Powell was one of six Croydon players who represented England at the 1995 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Who is Hope Powell married to?

He criticised Powell’s role in the international retirement of his wife Pauline Cope and suggested that anyone could match or surpass Powell’s achievements, given a similar level of support.

Was Hope Powell a manager of England?

Hope Powell has been synonymous with the women’s game in England for over a decade. She was appointed as the first ever full-time National Coach of the England Women’s team in June 1998. She was the youngest ever England coach and the first female England coach.

How old is Hope Powell?

55 years (December 8, 1966)

Who does Hope Powell manage?

Despite spending 15 years transforming the England setup, Powell was overlooked for other roles within the FA. Today, she is happily in her fifth year of managing Brighton. She remains the only Black manager in the WSL or the Women’s Championship.

Who is Brighton Ladies manager?

Hope Powell was appointed Albion’s women’s first-team manager in July 2017 and joined the club with a glittering football CV. Powell rose to prominence as a coach in the late 1990s, when she was appointed the first ever full-time coach of the England Women’s team in 1998.

In 1997–98 Croydon lost both domestic Cup finals to Arsenal. The 1998 FA Women’s Cup final was lost 3–2 and, despite scoring Croydon’s second goal, Powell missed out on her third winners’ medal. She had agreed to take over as England coach and retired from playing.

On 26 July 1998 Powell managed England for the first time in a friendly against Sweden at Victoria Road, Dagenham. After entering the game as a substitute, Swedish debutant Malin Moström scored the only goal on 84 minutes. Powell’s first competitive fixture in charge was the 2–0 defeat to Norway in Lillestrøm the following month, which consigned England to last place in the group and meant they faced a relegation play-off against Romania. Had England lost they faced being demoted to B level and therefore unable to qualify for major tournaments. Powell described the situation as “very much do-or-die” since a substantial reduction in funding was at stake. A 6–2 aggregate victory kept England’s place among the elite.

The Football Association (FA) appointed Powell as England’s first-ever full-time national coach in 1998. She led the team at the 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2013 editions of the UEFA Women’s Championship. After failing to qualify in 2003, she guided England to the quarter-finals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2007 and 2011. England’s best results, reaching the final of the UEFA Women’s Championship in 1984 and 2009, both featured Powell. She was a player at the former and coach at the latter.

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