Leicester City Women release a dozen players

Leicester City
Natalie Mincher/SPP

Leicester City have let twelve first team players go as the Foxes prepare for a third year in the Barclays Women’s Super League.

Sophie Barker leaves having spent the current campaign on loan with Championship side Sheffield United, Natasha Flint departs City after spending the second half of the season at Celtic.

Kirstie Levell, Charlie Devlin and Lachante Paul will also leave following the conclusion of their contracts in Leicester.

Manager Willie Kirk told LCFC.com: “Our thanks go out to all the players who are moving on this summer for their efforts in a Leicester City shirt. They leave with the club in a strong position and ready to build on the successes of our first two seasons in the top division of women’s football.

“We have a growing fanbase, an exciting core of talented young players and a bright future ahead of us. We head into a summer now that will see us strengthen even further around that core group as we look to use the achievements of the past few years as a foundation for continued progress and success.”

Molly Pike, Jess Sigsworth, Abbie McManus, Connie Scofield and Jemma Purfield also leave, while youngsters Ellen Jones and Georgia Eaton-Collins also become free agents.

Arsenal Women’s Steph Catley signs new contract

Upcoming Events

Would you like to read more women’s football news just like this? Sign up to receive the She Kicks Women’s Football newsletter