Glasgow City sign Irish international defender Claire Walsh

Claire Walsh (left) playing for Peamount United. (Photo: Brian Reilly-Troy via Imago)

Glasgow City have completed the signing of Irish international centre-back Claire Walsh from Peamount United on a two year deal.

The 26-year-old centre-back had been at Peamount United since 2018 and was part of the FAI Women’s National League and Cup double winning side of 2019. She followed that up with another winners medal in the 2020 WNL. Walsh also featured against Glasgow
City in theUEFA Women’s Champions Le ague last season, putting in a fantastic performance in defence.

Her performances for Peamount have also seen her in the Irish Women’s National League team of the year in 2017, 2019 and 2020.

Walsh, who also previously played for UCD in Ireland and Central Connecticut State University in the US, has three Republic of Ireland caps to her name and was selected in their most recent squad.

Claire Walsh on signing for Glasgow City: “I am delighted to have signed my first professional contract for Glasgow City. It’s
such a successful club and I can’t wait to get started and help the team as much as I can.”

Walsh is the second new face to join City in the summer transfer window with Portuguese international full back Ágata Filipa joining from SC Braga.

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