“Their professionalism, fearless nature and winning mentality will aid us all for the years ahead.”
Jay Sadler, Manager
Portsmouth Ladies are delighted to announce the dual signing of Molly Clark and Rebecca Barron.
The duo have joined the club following on from a successful 12 months for midfield pair with both winning trophies with Chichester City and England Women’s Beach Soccer.
Barron comes into the club as a League Title winning captain having led Chichester to the Women’s Premier League South West Division One with Clark also play a vital role in the league campaign for City.
The creative midfielder then joined Yeovil Town Ladies for the Women’s Super League 1 Spring Series before returning to City where the League Title was sealed.
Both players were also selected in Perry Northeast’s England Women’s Beach Soccer squad that went out to Portugal for the Women’s Euro Beach Soccer Cup 2017.
Barron and Clark featured heavily for the England Beach Soccer team who triumphed at the second time of asking in the Euros having finish 4th first time round and this year bringing home the trophy.
Pompey manager Jay Sadler was happy to have signed the duo ahead of the 2017/18 Women’s Premier League season.
Sadler said: "We’ve been working hard, behind the scenes, to get these two signings sorted and I’m delighted we finally have.
“Both possess obvious qualities; Betty (Rebecca Barron) is a tenacious midfielder who loves to get stuck in, and she had a fantastic season down the road at Chichester, captaining the team to the league title in emphatic style.
“Molly knows this club well having played here before and her natural presence will lift everyone at the club. She’s a dynamic and creative player who can make something out of nothing.
“Not only do both players add quality to this squad, but their professionalism, fearless nature and winning mentality will aid us all for the years ahead.”
Both players are available for the last preseason friendly against Luton Town on Sunday, August 13th.
The club is also excited to announce there will be a great opportunity coming your way to being Molly Clark’s sponsor for the 2017/18 season.
Updated 21:59 - 20 Aug 2017 by Hayley Newman