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Leah Galton is an English footballer who currently plays as a forward for the Women’s Super League club Manchester United. She has previously played for Sky Blue FC in the NWSL, and Bayern Munich in Germany, and has represented England from under-15 to under-23 level.
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Leah Danielle Galton was born on May 24, 1994 (age 28 years) in Harrogate, England. Galton started as a junior at Knaresborough Celtic before a spell at Harrogate Railway.
Leah Galton impressed local Leeds United coaches who recruited her for the academy where she rose through the youth ranks to the senior team. She scored her first senior goal for the team on 12 September 2010, aged 16, in a 4–1 Premier League Cup group stage win against Newcastle United Ladies. In 2012, she won the Ian Taylor Memorial Trophy, awarded to the most deserving young footballer playing within the Harrogate and District FA.
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Galton earned a four-year scholarship in 2012 to play collegiality for Hofstra Pride in America. Her 48 goals is the second-highest total in the program’s history, her 26 assists tie her for first in total assists and her 122 career points are a program record. She is also the only three-time winner of the Colonial Athletic Association player of the year award and was a MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist in her senior year.
In January 2016, Galton was drafted by Sky Blue FC in the second round of the 2016 NWSL College Draft. However, per visa requirements, Galton was unable to join the team until after graduation. On 19 May 2016, she was added to the roster. She scored her first goal for the club during her second appearance, an equalizer that helped Sky Blue to a 1–1 draw against the Chicago Red Stars.
On 22 December 2017, Leah Galton signed with German club Bayern Munich in the Frauen-Bundesliga. She made her league debut in a 2–1 win against SGS Essen on 18 February 2018. In March, she stated that she would be taking a break from playing professionally.
On 13 July 2018, it was announced that Leah Galton was joining Manchester United for their inaugural season. She made her competitive debut for Manchester United, as a 59th-minute substitute for Kirsty Hanson, in a 1–0 League Cup victory against Liverpool on 19 August and her Championship debut in a 12–0 win against Aston Villa on 9 September. On 13 December 2018, she scored her first goal for the club in a 3–0 win over Everton in the FA WSL Cup. She scored her first league goal in a 5–1 win over fellow title challengers Tottenham Hotspur on 31 March 2019.
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Leah Galton signed a new contract on January 27, 2020, with Manchester United until the end of the 2020–21 season, with an option for a further year. She was voted FA WSL Player of the Month for December 2020 after scoring in all three of United’s games including a brace against Bristol City. On 5 February 2021, Galton signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract with Manchester United until 2024 with the option for an additional year.
Leah Galton has been capped internationally for England at under-15, under-17, and under-19 levels, and was part of the squad for the 2011 UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship. She was a key player for the U23s at the 2016 La Manga Tournament which led to her being called up to train with the senior England national team for the first time in August 2016 but had to pull out due to a hip injury.
Leah Galton is currently engaged to her partner Sheridan Douglas. In May 2019, Galton shared photos on social media following her engagement with partner Sheridan Douglas. Galton is an ambassador with Sports Recruiting USA alongside Jade Pennock, a Leeds-based company that sends youngsters to America on scholarships. As of early 2023, Leah Galton has no husband.
Leah Galton net worth
How much is Leah Galton worth? Leah Galton net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Her main source of income is her primary work as a professional footballer. Leah Galton’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $350,000 dollars annually. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential female footballers in the United Kingdom. Leah Galton stands at an appealing height of 1.70m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.