Aston Villa Women’s Marisa Ewers announces her retirement

Marisa Ewers retires
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Aston Villa Women’s German midfielder Marisa Ewers has brought an end to her playing career.

A former Germany U-23 international, she made 51 appearances for Villa after joining from Birmingham City in 2019, having earlier spent six years at Hamburger SV and four with Bayer Leverkusen.

Thirty-three next week, Ewers helped Villa win promotion to the WSL and was then given the club captaincy.

Ewers will take up an off-field role with Villa Women for the remainder of the season.

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