Mary Earps Keynote Speaker

  • Played an Integral role in the UEFA Women's Euros 2022 winning squad.
  • Was awarded the Golden Glove award at the 2023 Women's World Cup.
  • Earned Multiple individual accolades in 2023, including BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

Mary Earps's Biography

Mary Earps, the esteemed goalkeeper for both the England Lionesses and Manchester United Women’s team, stands as a towering figure in the world of women’s football. Her ascent from the England U17 team to one of the most successful women’s goalkeepers demonstrates not only her remarkable skills but also her unwavering dedication to the sport. Earps is also a sought-after speaker, known for eloquently sharing her experiences in the football industry and the unique perspectives she has gained as a woman in this competitive field.

Born into the world of football, Mary’s professional journey commenced in 2009 with Leicester City Women’s Football Club. By the age of 18, she had made her mark with the Doncaster Rovers Belles, where her regular play and burgeoning talent became evident. Mary’s career path, characterized by continuous growth and skillful performances, led her through multiple teams, including Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City, culminating in her current role with the Manchester United Women’s team.

Mary’s commitment to football extends beyond club play. Since joining the England team in 2008, she has significantly contributed to its evolution. Her role in the England Lionesses, especially during the UEFA Women’s Euros 2022, was pivotal. Playing alongside renowned teammates like Leah Williamson, Rachel Daly, and Jill Scott, Mary helped steer the team to victory. Her exceptional performances have earned her numerous accolades, including the PFA Team of the Year Honours in 2016 and the Inspiration of the Year Award at the Pride Awards, following the team’s stellar performance at the Euros.

The year 2023 marked a pinnacle in Mary’s career. Selected as the goalkeeper for the England Women’s World Cup 2023 squad, she displayed outstanding skills throughout the tournament. Her most notable moment came during the final against Spain, where she saved a crucial penalty from Jennifer Hermoso, contributing significantly to the team’s success. Her efforts were rewarded with the prestigious Golden Glove award. Mary’s extraordinary achievements in 2023 did not stop there; she went on to receive the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year, Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year, and the IFFHS Women’s World’s Best Goalkeeper awards.

Beyond her on-field heroics, Mary Earps is a beacon of inspiration, especially for women in sports. Her success story is challenging the traditional views of football in the UK, highlighting that the sport is not exclusive to men. As a speaker, she passionately shares her journey in football, detailing how she has navigated and achieved success in a predominantly male-dominated sporting industry.

Her remarkable achievements on the football field, Mary Earps shines equally as a speaker, captivating audiences with her engaging and insightful presentations. Her ability to articulate the nuances of thriving in a male-dominated sport, coupled with her personal journey to the pinnacle of women’s football, makes her a highly sought-after speaker. Mary’s talks are not just about football; they’re a source of inspiration, showcasing resilience, determination, and the pursuit of excellence against all odds. Her firsthand experiences, shared with humor and honesty, resonate deeply with diverse audiences, making her an ideal speaker for events that aim to motivate, educate, and inspire. Whether addressing aspiring athletes, corporate professionals, or youth groups, Mary Earps delivers messages that are both empowering and transformative, leaving a lasting impact on all who listen.

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Books by Mary Earps

Behind the Gloves- A Journey of Resilience, Determination, and Success
Gloves of Gold
Dreams, Saves, and Triumphs: The Mary Earps Legacy

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