Today's Shannon Lynn Talking Points
Shannon Lynn (born 22 October 1985) is a Canadian–born Scottish female international football goalkeeper who currently plays in the Swedish Damallsvenskan for Vittsjö GIK. She has previously played in the North American W-League for Fort Wayne Fever and F.C. Indiana, in the Scottish Women's Premier League for Hibernian and in the FA WSL for Chelsea Ladies. Lynn made her senior Scotland debut against Switzerland in June 2010.
Lynn's first start for Scotland was a 2–0 win over England at the 2011 Cyprus Cup; the Scots' first win over the Auld Enemy for 34 years. Lynn won the Scottish Players' Player of the Year award for 2011.
Lynn joined Chelsea in an emergency deal in April 2013, after the club's only fit keeper Nicola Davies was posted to Oman with the Royal Air Force. She continued to train with Hibs while flying down for matches for the duration of the short term contract. With Carly Telford recovered from a broken hand, Lynn was allowed to rejoin Hibernian in July.
Lynn joined Swedish side Vittsjö GIK in April 2014 on a three-month contract.Close