Stephanie Roche signs for Florentia

Photo: CF Florentia

Republic of Ireland international, Stephanie Roche, has ended over a year out of action with a broken leg by joining Serie A side Florentia.

Roche suffered the fracture in a World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland in September 2017 and her contract with Sunderland ran out this August.

The move to the fifth-placed top flight Italian side came despite offers from clubs in England, Spain and France.

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