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Niamh Fahey indicators new Liverpool contract

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Liverpool captain Niamh Fahey has signed a brand new contract with the Reds forward of their return to the WSL this coming season.

Fahey has beforehand received three WSL titles with former golf equipment Arsenal and Chelsea, plus two prime flight title earlier than the WSL period, and 5 FA Cups and three League Cups throughout a trophy-laden profession.

The Irish centre-back briefly left English soccer in 2017 to spend a 12 months in France with Bordeaux, however has been with Liverpool since 2018 and is a lifelong Reds fan.

Liverpool have been relegated from the WSL in 2020, earlier than occurring to win the second tier Ladies’s Championship final season to safe their place again within the prime flight for 2022/23.

“It’s good, I’m so excited for the 12 months forward and I’m delighted to increase my keep. Attending to raise the trophy final season with this group of ladies and workers, there’s nowhere else I’d reasonably be. It wasn’t even a call,” Fahey stated.

“It’s one thing that has sunk in over the summer season and clearly makes me very proud.”

Liverpool supervisor Matt Beard added, “Niamh was excellent final 12 months, an ideal chief on and off the pitch. Her performances final season, even within the huge video games, have been improbable. Her expertise can be one thing we are going to want subsequent season. She’s an ideal character, technically she’s a really gifted soccer participant and a really, superb defender.”

In addition to Fahey signing a contemporary deal, Liverpool have additionally boosted their defensive ranks this summer season by bringing in Gilly Flaherty following her departure from West Ham. The pair have beforehand performed collectively for each Arsenal and Chelsea and at the moment are reunited on Merseyside.

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