Manchester United star Mary Earps stored the fiftieth clear sheet of her WSL profession because the Pink Devils beating Studying to go high of the desk on Sunday, the primary goalkeeper within the league’s 12-year historical past to achieve the numerous half century milestone.
Earps has been a WSL participant since day one, making her debut as a teen with Doncaster again in 2011. She later went on to play for Birmingham, Bristol Academy and Studying, earlier than becoming a member of Manchester United in 2019 following a 12-month spell at Wolfsburg in Germany.
However the England primary has reached new heights within the final 18 months particularly.
The 1-0 win over Studying marked an eighth clear sheet in 11 WSL video games this season alone for Earps, who has contributed massively to that spectacular streak slightly than merely being a passenger behind an ironclad defence in entrance of her.
Earps has made high saves all through the season in opposition to the likes of Brighton, Everton and Leicester to maintain racking up the shutouts. The Studying sport was no completely different, flying throughout her purpose in a single notably essential second late on to tip a header large of the submit. Not solely did it protect her clear sheet to achieve the milestone, it additionally laid the inspiration for United to then win the sport.
Earps’ world class standing within the sport was lately mirrored by her nomination for The Greatest FIFA Girls’s Goalkeeper award alongside the likes of Christiane Endler and Alyssa Naeher.