“Far too many people are being diagnosed with HIV late when they are much more likely to get very sick.”
“People in the UK are dying because they don’t consider themselves at risk of HIV or Hepatitis.”
Natasha Khalila Dowie (born 30 June 1988) is an English female football striker who plays club football for Liverpool Ladies in the FA WSL. She represented the England at the youth level before making her senior international debut in 2009. Before transferring to Liverpool in November 2012, Natasha played for the London teams Watford, Fulham and Charlton Athletic, and then spent five years with Everton.
While commuting from London to Liverpool, Natasha was a member of Everton’s League Cup winning side in her first season with the club. On 3 May 2010 she scored two goals, including the 119th minute extra-time winner, to give Everton a 3–2 victory over Arsenal in the FA Cup final.
With Everton dormant ahead of the 2011 FA WSL season, Natasha played for Barnet in the 2010–11 FA Women’s Premier League National Division. She continued to play for Everton in European competition and netted in The Blues’ UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter–final defeat to FCR 2001 Duisburg. Natasha then scored two goals for Everton in their first FA WSL match, including a stoppage-time equaliser, to rescue a 3–3 draw at local rivals Liverpool.
In November 2012 Natasha and Fara Williams left Everton for ambitious local rivals Liverpool, who were building a squad to challenge Arsenal’s dominance of English women’s football.
Natasha was called into an England training camp while still a year ten pupil at Roundwood Park School. She has since represented England at Under-17, 19, 20 and 23 levels, playing in the FIFA Under-20’s World Cup Finals in Chile in November 2008.She was included in coach Hope Powell’s squad for the pre-Euro 2009 friendlies against Iceland and Denmark, but did not play and was left out of the final Euro 2009 squad.
Dowie was not selected for the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, for the Great Britain squad at the 2012 London Olympics, or for UEFA Women’s Euro 2013. Her exclusion from the latter tournament was controversial as she was the WSL’s leading goalscorer at the time. New coach Brent Hills immediately recalled Dowie in 2013. She came on as a substitute in England’s first 2015 FIFA World Cup qualifier and scored her first national team goal in a 6–0 win over Belarus at Dean Court in Bournemouth [Source: Wikipedia]