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Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah

Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah was immediately drafted into the first-team in 2013 despite being just 17 years old.

It charted a remarkable rise for the forward, who featured only a handful of times for the reserves after graduating through Everton’s Centre of Excellence.

Capable of playing up front, she had an impact playing on the left wing and bagged her first goal for the seniors in a 2-2 draw with Doncaster Rovers Belles.

Capped at Under-19s level with England, successive cruciate knee ligament injuries then frustrated her efforts but she returned to the squad as an unused sub for the final game of the Spring Series against London Bees in May 2017.

The youngster made her return to the fold in the Blue Girls’ second game of the WSL 1 season against Birmingham City in 2017/18. Across the season, she featured at right-back on a number of occasions and further forward, making a total of 18 appearances.

Boye-Hlorkah continued to grow in stature during the 2018-19 season, thriving under the tutelage of new boss Willie Kirk. She made a total of 20 appearances, scoring three goals.

She signed a new one-year deal with Everton in July 2019.