Louise Quinn wins FAI Women’s International Player of the Year award

Republif of Ireland's Louise Quinn
Louise Quinn (no.4) in action against the Netherlands. (PA Images)

Louise Quinn won the 2019 ‘Three’ FAI Senior Women’s International Player of the Year award, ahead of Katie McCabe and Denise O’Sullivan.

Quinn, who recently joined Fiorentina from Arsenal, featured in every game for Republic of Ireland WNT in 2019, racking up 719 minutes and scoring one goal to bring her overall record to 11 goals in 79 senior caps.

“It’s just incredible. I’m really, really surprised to get that. I think we’ve had such an incredible year with such changes and the players coming up and stepping up to the plate, so to get the award is something truly special,” Quinn told FAI TV.

“Just to wear the (Ireland) jersey is something that I love to do every time that we get to step onto that pitch. I’m extremely proud of it. Then there is the likes of Katie (McCabe) and Denise (O’Sullivan), I’m their biggest fan so for them not to win is a travesty as well. But I’m thrilled, even though it’s always a team effort.”

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