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Full name  Hayley Rose Bowden
Years  Team
Weight  55 kg
Name  Hayley Bowden
Spouse  Daniel Bowden (m. 2012)
Playing position  Midfielder
Role  Footballer
Date joined  2013
Number  12
Height  1.64 m

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Date of birth  (1984-02-13) 13 February 1984 (age 31)
Current teams  Notts County Ladies F.C. (#12 / Midfielder), New Zealand women's national football team (Midfielder)

Place of birth  Auckland, New Zealand

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Hayley Rose Bowden MNZM (née Moorwood; born 13 February 1984), is a women's association footballer who has represented New Zealand at international level.


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Club career

In 2003 and 2004, Bowden played varsity soccer for Southwest Baptist University in Missouri. She represented Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005, scoring three goals in 23 appearances. In 2009, she made nine appearances for Ottawa Fury.

Bowden played most of her club football in New Zealand before signing a one-year deal with Chelsea for the 2011 FA WSL season. In 2013, she joined Lincoln Ladies.

International career

Bowden scored on her Football Ferns debut, a 15–0 victory over Samoa on 7 April 2003, and represented New Zealand at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup finals in China, where they lost to Brazil 0–5, Denmark (0–2) and China (0–2).

Bowden was also included in the New Zealand squad for the 2008 Summer Olympic games where they drew with Japan (2–2) before losing to Norway (0–1) and Brazil (0–4).

Bowden earned her 50th cap for New Zealand in a 3–0 win over Scotland as they progressed to the Cyprus Cup final on 1 March 2010, becoming only the fourth New Zealand woman to reach the milestone. She went on to surpass Wendi Henderson's record for New Zealand women's international appearances when she earned her 65th cap against Colombia on 19 June 2011. She returned to the national team after giving birth to a son, only to announce her retirement from international football on 11 May 2015. She finished her career with 92 caps and 10 goals for New Zealand.

Personal life

Bowden's husband is New Zealand rugby union player Daniel Bowden. She accompanied him when he left New Zealand to join London Irish.


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