London Bees sign trio

One of Lodon Bees new signings, Sophie McLean
Sophie McLean playing for Spurs versus Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. (PA Images)

London Bees have added Marianne Taho, Charlie Estcourt and Sophie McLean ahead of the new FA Women’s Championship campaign.

Marianne Taho most recently played for Arsenal and the 19-year-old is a powerful centre forward who will be looking to build senior team experience in Lee Burch’s side this season.

Taho told londonbeesfc.com said: “I’m really delighted and really excited about next season. I feel we are going to be really competitive and do really well next season.”

Sophie McLean is a 24-year-old midflelder who played last season in the WSL for Tottenham Hotspur, with whom she spent seven years.

Charlie Estcourt
Charlie Estcourt was on loan at Charlton Athletic last season. (Photo: Stephanie Meek for The FA)

Charlie Estcourt joins from Reading and the 22-year-old Welsh International has also played on loan at Bristol City in the top tier.

All three new signings played in a 5-0 friendly defeat to Spurs last night, for whom Angela Addison scored twice,  Hannah Godfrey and Kit Graham once each, before Rianna Dean’s second-half penalty.

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