London City Lionesses have confirmed that eleven players will depart the club following the conclusion of the 2020/21 season.
Freda Ayisi, Leanne Cowan, Florence Fyfe, Juliette Kemppi, Chantelle Mackie, Ellie Mason, Ylenia Priest, Lucy Thomas, Nina Wilson and Poppy Wilson will all leave the club Eden Bailey will also depart following her loan deal at Loughborough Foxes.
Lionesses General Manager Edward Gallagher told londoncitylionesses.com: “In what has been a difficult year for everyone, we have been fortunate to have such a great group of players being able to come together every day. We don’t value players based on minutes played or duration at the club and we are thankful for the involvement that everyone has had in our season.”
Melissa Phillips, Head Coach added: “I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to work with each of these players over the past year. Their commitment to the club has been tremendous and will always be a part of the foundation. Change can be tough but always presents an opportunity to grow and we wish each of them the best on the journey ahead. “
Meanwhile, Sophie Bone will be returning for the upcoming season as First Team Analyst, with Yuki Tamaru and Adam Keep joining her department.