Defender Jemma Purfield joins Leicester City Women

Leicester City's new signing, Jemma Purfield
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Jemma Purfield has signed for Leicester City Women after leaving Bristol City at the end of last season.

The 24-year-old told LCFC TV: “It feels amazing. I’ve been really excited about this; I think it’s a great opportunity and I just can’t wait to get started.

“Leicester’s team last year was talented, and they’ve got some great players and so I’m looking forward to playing with them.”

The full-back made 27 appearances for the Robins, whom she joined from Liverpool.

She also has the experience of playing for England at youth levels.

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