Name: Natasha Dowie
Pronunciation: nuh-TAH-sha DOW-ee
Jersey number: 9
Date of birth: June 30, 1988
Last club: Doncaster
How acquired: Signed on July 17, 2016.
Professional: In 2017 with the Breakers, played in 23 games (1,657 minutes) ... Led team for second straight year in goals scored (7) ... Tallied two assists ... In 2016 with the Breakers, started all seven games she appeared in ... Logged 605 minutes ... Led team in scoring with three goals ... Scored on her debut, a 1-0 win at home against the Orlando Pride on July 31, 2016 ... In 2016, prior to the Breakers, played four matches for Doncaster Rovers Belles in the FA Women's Super League, scoring one goal ... Played for Liverpool Ladies FC from 2012 through 2015 ... In three seasons at Liverpool, scored 45 goals in 42 games ... Named the FA Players Player of the Year in 2013, the same year she led Liverpool to its first FA Women’s Super League title ... In 2015, also played for the Melbourne Victory in Australia's Westfield W-League ... Prior to Liverpool, played for Fulham, Charlton Athletic, and Everton, where she scored the game-winning goal in the 2010 FA Cup Final against Arsenal.
International: Capped 14 times for England’s Women’s National Team ... Made her debut with the Lionesses in November 2009 at the FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers against Turkey, coming on as a sub in a 3-0 victory ... Played for England in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers ... Scored her first international goal on 2013 in a 6-0 win over Belarus.
Personal: Born on June 30, 1988 in Abu Dhabi ... Father, Bob, is a former Director of Football at Crystal Palace ... Uncle Iain played for several Premier League clubs and had more than 50 caps for Northern Ireland.