Lucy Johnson departs Leicester City WFC for Arizona State Sun Devils

Arizona State Soccer Devils new signing, Lucy Johnson
Lucy Johnson during an England U-18s’ photo shoot in March. (Photo: Jon Super for The FA)

Leicester City Women’s England youth international defender Lucy Johnson is heading for the US to play for Arizona State Sun Devils.

The 18-year-old made 17 appearances for the Foxes over the past two seasons, nine in the abbreviated 2019-20 FA Women’s Championship campaign.

She had worked her way through youth teams at Lincoln and then Leicester City RTC, having originally been the only girl on her local village team, Long Bennington.

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