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Rebecca Anne "Becky" Easton (born 16 June 1974)[2] is an English footballer who plays for FA WSL club Liverpool Ladies as a right-back. Earlier in her career Easton played as a central midfielder, particularly for England at full international level.[3]

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Club career[edit]Edit

Easton joined Everton from Liverpool Ladies in 1997[4] and won the league title in her first season with The Blues. She had featured in Liverpool's FA Women's Cup final defeats in 1995 and 1996.[5]

Easton had a second spell with Everton having re-signed from Doncaster Rovers Belles in the 2004 close season,[6] where she had been captain.[7]

In 2012 Easton was released by Everton, but won a contract for the 2013 FA WSL season with Liverpool after a successful trial.[8]

International career[edit]Edit

Easton represented England at senior level, playing in England's first ever world cup finals appearance which ended with a 3–0 defeat against Germany.[9]

In 2000 she was named as the Nationwide International Player of the Year, based on her consistency for the national team.[3]

Easton used Twitter to criticise outgoing England manager Hope Powell, a former international team-mate, in August 2013: "If you questioned, disagreed or in anyway upset her ... you would be banished for life."[10]

Personal life[edit]Edit

Easton works as a podiatrist in Liverpool.

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