Karen Carney

English International Football Winger

Karen Julia Carney is an English international football winger. She is signed to Birmingham City of the FA WSL and is a member of the England women’s national football team.

Since making her senior debut in 2005, Carney has made more than 100 appearances for England, including at the 2005, 2009 and 2013 European Championships and the World Cup in 2007, 2011 and 2015. She also competed with the Great Britain team at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Twice named FA Young Player of the Year, Carney emerged at Birmingham City under the management of Marcus Bignot. After staying with the club for a further season following their financial collapse in 2005, she signed for Arsenal and experienced great success in 2006–07 – winning the UEFA Women’s Cup and all three domestic trophies. Following two seasons in the American Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) with Chicago Red Stars, Carney rejoined Birmingham ahead of the 2011 FA WSL.

To book Karen Carney as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Karen is known to cover the following topics:

  • Football Success
  • Drive & Determination
  • FA Young Player Of The Year
  • Equality In Football
  • The Premier League
  • Arsenal & Birmingham