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Fara Williams - BBC WSL Football Pundit (1)

Fara Tanya Franki Merrett MBE – born 25 January 1984 – is an English former footballer who played as a central midfielder for multiple clubs, as well as the English national team.

After making her senior debut in 2002, Williams earned 172 caps for the England Women’s Team, making her their highest capped player.

She played at the 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017 European Championships, as well as the World Cups in 2007, 2011 and 2015.

Williams also featured for Team GB at the 2012 London Olympics.

Williams’ club career started with Chelsea then she progressed to Charlton Athletic in 2001.

She signed for Everton in 2004 and later became the captain of the club, winning the Premier League Cup in 2008 and the FA Women’s Cup in 2010.

After eight years with Everton she signed for local rivals Liverpool in 2012 and won the league title in 2013 and 2014.

Fara served as a pundit of BBC’s WSL coverage in 2021.

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