Burnley FC Women Sign Nine Players Ready For Northern Premier League
Burnley FC Women are delighted to announce a number of new signings to the first team squad as they embark on a season in the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier Division. Following on from consecutive title wins, the claret women have expanded their squad with new signings.
The Clarets have sign a number of experienced players during the summer break including Olivia Wilson (Everton Ladies), Sarah Agger (Blackburn Rovers Ladies FC), Kenedy Owen (Manchester United), Kerry Hope (Huddersfield Town Ladies) and Nic Worthington (Bolton Wanderers Ladies).
These players are added to the other signing that have been made over the summer that have already strengthend the squad, players such as Kelly Halligan, Olivia Greenhalgh, Levi Rathburn and Cara Bickett.
Burnley FC Women First Team Manager, Matt Bee said, “There is obviously another crucial season coming up for the team and we have had to freshen up the squad over the course of the summer. We have added a number of fresh young players who come with potential to grow and develop in the women’s game. This is alongside new players with experience of tier 3 football, who will bring with them a wealth of knowledge to benefit the team overall.
“We must prepare ourselves in the best possible way to compete at this level, it will be a tough league, but I’m not fazed by it and neither should the players be. We have added in several new faces and my job over pre-season is to get them to gel together and fit in the systems of play. Our values and DNA are very clear, and I am confident all players will buy into this.”
Burnley FC Women first team and the new signings will undertake their pre-season schedule from this Sunday, see fixtures below
14th July – FC United Women (Nelson & Colne College) – Kick-off 2pm
28th July – Doncaster Rovers Belles (Padiham FC) – Kick-off 3pm
31st July – Stockport County LFC (Seashell Trust) – Kick-off 7:30pm
4th August – Brighouse Town Women (Yorkshire Payments Stadium) – Kick-off 2pm
11th August – Barnsley Women’s FC (Barnsley Training Ground) – Kick-off 2pm