Leicester City Women Football Club

Maddy Cusack signs for Leicester City Women

Leicester City Women Football Club are delighted to announce the signing of midfielder Maddy Cusack who joins the Club from Birmingham City Women.

  • Maddy Cusack has signed a one-year deal with the Foxes for the 2018/19 season.
  • The midfielder has previously represented England at Under 19 level
  • The 22-year-old was with Leicester City’s Regional Talent Centre until the age of 16.

Leicester City Women have signed combative midfielder Maddy Cusack ahead of the 2018/19 season, the 22-year-old arrives at the Foxes having left Birmingham City Women at the end of last season.

Before making the switch to Birmingham City, Cusack spent five years with Aston Villa Ladies making over 70 appearances in the centre of Villa’s midfield.

Speaking to LCWFC TV, Maddy Cusack said: “I’m really excited to be joining Leicester City Women. It’s a Club with big ambitions and one that I can’t wait to get started with.

First and foremost our aim is to win games. We’ve got a talented group so I’m excited to see what we can achieve this year.”

Leicester City Women Manager, Jonathan Morgan said: “Maddy was someone we monitored closely, we were looking for that box-to-box player and when Maddy came on the market we made our move. 

She offers energy, high work rate and has a wealth of experience at this level and the level above. All this knowledge she can share with us over the course of the season.” 

Having come through the Leicester City Regional Talent Centre, Cusack joined Nottingham Forest Ladies as a youngster before signing for Aston Villa Ladies in 2012, whilst with Villa, Maddy won the FA Women’s Premier League Cup in 2013 and helped the team earn a spot in WSL2 in 2014.

Maddy has been with Leicester City Women training since the start of pre-season and will be in line to make her debut on Sunday as the Foxes welcome Bristol City to Farley Way Stadium for the opening game of the 2018/19 season.