2018–19 Liverpool F.C. Women season

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Liverpool Women
2018–19 season
ManagerNeil Redfearn (to 14 Sept.)
Chris Kirkland (caretaker, since 14 Sept.)
StadiumPrenton Park
FA WSLTBD
FA CupTBD
FA WSL CupTBD
Top goalscorerLeague: TBD
All: TBD

The 2018–19 season is Liverpool Football Club Women's 30th season of competitive football and its ninth season in the FA Women's Super League and at the top level of English women's football, being one of the league's foundation clubs.[1] It is also its first season following a re-brand from its former name Liverpool Ladies Football Club.[2] Neil Redfearn replaced Scott Rogers as manager before the preseason.[3] Redfearn joins the club after guiding Doncaster Rovers Belles to the crown of FA WSL 2 in the previous season.[4] Redfearn resigned after three months and only two matches in charge, ending his tenure with a 5-0 loss to Arsenal in the league's opening weekend.[5]

First team[edit]

Last updated on 18 August 2018.[6]
Squad No. Name Nationality Date of Birth (Age)
Goalkeepers
1 Anke Preuß Germany (1992-09-22) 22 September 1992 (age 26)
18 Fran Kitching England (1998-02-17) 17 February 1998 (age 21)
Defenders
2 Jasmine Matthews England (1993-03-24) 24 March 1993 (age 26)
3 Leighanne Robe England (1993-12-26) 26 December 1993 (age 25)
4 Rhiannon Roberts Wales (1990-08-30) 30 August 1990 (age 28)
6 Sophie Bradley-Auckland (vice-captain) England (1989-10-20) 20 October 1989 (age 29)
12 Leandra Little (captain) England (1984-11-08) 8 November 1984 (age 34)
44 Satara Murray England (1993-07-01) 1 July 1993 (age 25)
Midfielders
5 Niamh Fahey Republic of Ireland (1987-10-13) 13 October 1987 (age 31)
8 Laura Coombs England (1991-01-29) 29 January 1991 (age 28)
10 Christie Murray Scotland (1990-05-03) 3 May 1990 (age 29)
19 Amy Rodgers England (2000-05-04) 4 May 2000 (age 19)
Forwards
7 Jess Clarke England (1989-05-05) 5 May 1989 (age 30)
9 Courtney Sweetman-Kirk England (1990-11-16) 16 November 1990 (age 28)
11 Yana Daniëls Belgium (1992-05-08) 8 May 1992 (age 27)
17 Niamh Charles England (1999-06-21) 21 June 1999 (age 19)
20 Rinsola Babajide England (1998-06-17) 17 June 1998 (age 20)
24 Kirsty Linnett England (1993-09-24) 24 September 1993 (age 25)
36 Ashley Hodson England (1995-05-05) 5 May 1995 (age 24)

Transfers and loans[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Entry date Position No. Player From club Fee Ref.
26 June 2018 DF 3 England Leighanne Robe England Millwall Lionesses Undisclosed [7]
3 July 2018 DF 2 England Jasmine Matthews England Bristol City Undisclosed [8]
4 July 2018 FW 11 Belgium Yana Daniëls England Bristol City Undisclosed [9]
10 July 2018 GK 1 Germany Anke Preuß England Sunderland Undisclosed [10]
11 July 2018 DF 12 England Leandra Little England Doncaster Rovers Belles Undisclosed [11]
12 July 2018 DF 4 Wales Rhiannon Roberts England Doncaster Rovers Belles Undisclosed [12]
14 July 2018 MF 5 Republic of Ireland Niamh Fahey France Bordeaux (fr) Undisclosed [13]
14 July 2018 MF 10 Scotland Christie Murray Scotland Glasgow City Undisclosed [14]
14 July 2018 DF 6 England Sophie Bradley-Auckland England Doncaster Rovers Belles Undisclosed [15]
14 July 2018 FW 9 England Courtney Sweetman-Kirk England Everton Undisclosed [16]
10 August 2018 GK 18 England Fran Kitching England Sheffield United Undisclosed [17]
11 August 2018 FW 24 England Kirsty Linnett England Reading Undisclosed [18]

Transfers out[edit]

Exit date Position No. Player To club Fee Ref.
18 May 2018 GK 1 England Siobhan Chamberlain England Manchester United Free [19]
22 May 2018 MF 7 England Kate Longhurst England West Ham United Free [20]
1 June 2018 MF 10 Scotland Caroline Weir England Manchester City Undisclosed [21]
11 June 2018 DF 22 England Alex Greenwood England Manchester United Free [22]
11 June 2018 DF 3 England Martha Harris England Manchester United Free [22]
11 June 2018 DF 2 England Amy Turner England Manchester United Free [22]
14 June 2018 MF 6 Wales Sophie Ingle England Chelsea Undisclosed [23]
15 June 2018 DF 5 England Gemma Bonner England Manchester City Undisclosed [24]
20 July 2018 MF 18 England Ali Johnson England Bristol City Free [25]
9 September 2018 GK 23 Scotland Becky Flaherty England Everton Undisclosed [26]

Loans out[edit]

Start date End date Position No. Player To club Fee Ref.
10 August 2018 30 June 2019 DF 26 England Ellie Fletcher England Sheffield United Undisclosed [27]


Pre-season[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Women's Super League[edit]


FA Cup[edit]


FA WSL Cup[edit]


Appearances and goals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LIVERPOOL LADIES FC CLUB HISTORY". Liverpool Ladies FC. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Liverpool FC Women: A new era begins". Liverpool FC. 30 July 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Scott Rogers leaves Liverpool Ladies". Liverpool FC. 8 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Neil Redfearn appointed Liverpool Ladies manager". Liverpool FC. 12 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Chris Kirkland takes charge of Liverpool Women after Redfearn resignation". The Guardian. 14 September 2018. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  6. ^ Hunter, Steve (18 August 2018). "Meet the Liverpool FC Women squad for 2018-19". Liverpool FC. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Ladies complete Leighanne Robe signing". Liverpool FC. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Liverpool Ladies sign Jasmine Matthews". Liverpool FC. 3 July 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Ladies sign Belgium international Yana Daniels". Liverpool FC. 4 July 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Ladies sign goalkeeper Anke Preuss". Liverpool FC. 10 July 2018. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  11. ^ "Ladies sign experienced defender Leandra Little". Liverpool FC. 11 July 2018. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  12. ^ "Ladies sign Wales international Rhiannon Roberts". Liverpool FC. 12 July 2018. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  13. ^ "Niamh Fahey joins Liverpool Ladies from Bordeaux". Liverpool FC. 14 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  14. ^ "Ladies sign Scotland star Christie Murray". Liverpool FC. 14 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  15. ^ "Ladies complete deal for Sophie Bradley-Auckland". Liverpool FC. 14 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  16. ^ "Ladies seal move for Courtney Sweetman-Kirk". Liverpool FC. 14 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  17. ^ "LFC Women complete signing of goalkeeper Fran Kitching". Liverpool FC. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  18. ^ "Kirsty Linnett joins Liverpool FC Women". Liverpool FC. 11 August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  19. ^ "Siobhan Chamberlain to leave Liverpool Ladies". Liverpool FC. 18 May 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  20. ^ "Kate Longhurst to leave Liverpool Ladies". Liverpool FC. 22 May 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  21. ^ "Caroline Weir to leave Liverpool Ladies". Liverpool FC. 1 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  22. ^ a b c "Greenwood, Harris and Turner to leave Liverpool Ladies". Liverpool FC. 11 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  23. ^ "Sophie Ingle to leave Liverpool Ladies". Liverpool FC. 14 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  24. ^ "Gemma Bonner to leave Liverpool Ladies". Liverpool FC. 15 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  25. ^ "Ali Johnson to leave Liverpool Ladies". Liverpool FC. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  26. ^ "Becky Flaherty to leave Liverpool FC Women". Liverpool FC. 9 September 2018. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  27. ^ "Ellie Fletcher leaves LFC Women on loan". Liverpool FC. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.