Ollie Watkins has been called the Queen of UK Female Sports Personality. Ollie is one of five children of Ian Kelly, who played football for Rochdale. Ollie is also married to Jon Thompson, who is the author of Call the Midwife and a well-known British Journalist. Ollie wears the number 32 jersey of West Ham. Ollie was born in Kettering, Greater Manchester. Ollie started playing football at the age of eight and went on to play for Torbay United, Barnet and Leamington Town.
1995-12-30 (26 years old)
Ollie is a popular British Footballer who plays for West Ham. Ollie is one of three children of Ian Kelly, who was a prominent football player for Rochdale. Ollie is married to Jon Thompson, who is an established British Journalist. Ollie wears the number 32 shirt of West Ham.
Ollie is currently part of the squad of Wrexham. Ollie began her football career at the University of Birmingham where she played as a striker. Ollie wears the number 12 shirt, which is worn by former England Football Team forward, David James. Ollie is one half of the family that has a history in professional football and David James grew up with them in Birmingham.
Ollie was brought up in the North of England in a football-loving household. Her father was a coach on the non-league club team. Ollie grew up in the north of England and has always maintained strong links to her heritage. Ollie has won the Women’s Football Association title three times and is currently playing in the Conference.
Ollie started playing football aged six and started out playing on the right wing. However, Ollie’s love for football took her to right back and she now plays on the left wing. Ollie started her football career in the Conference for non-league Wrexham. After progressing to the top flight, Ollie made her England debut against Slovenia and did well as the substitute.
Ollie wears the number 4 jersey of West Ham. This is the same number that was worn by centre forward Andy Webster. Ollie plays an often centre forward role, but her ability to create chances from set plays and headers makes her a valuable weapon for the Hammers. Ollie also played left back when fit and has not been allowed to play right wing since injuring her ankle during the Olympics. Despite missing six weeks of training Ollie has impressed the coaching staff and the England coach, Martina Navratilova.