Leicester City Women Football Club

Natasha Hudson signs for Leicester City Women

Leicester City Women Football Club have signed attacking midfielder Natasha Hudson from Nottingham Forest Ladies

  • Natasha Hudson becomes Leicester’s seventh new arrival of the summer ahead of their inaugural season in the FA Women’s Championship
  • The midfielder scored nine times in 24 appearances for the Reds last season.
  • The 17-year-old represented England in the Mare Nostrum Cup in Spain with the English Colleges FA

Leicester City Women have signed Natasha Hudson from Nottingham Forest Ladies, the attacking midfielder becomes the seventh summer signing as Manager Jonathan Morgan prepares his side for life in the FA Women’s Championship.

Hudson spent the 2017/18 season with Nottingham Forest Ladies where she netter nine goals in 24 appearances including the opening goal in Forest’s 2-1 County Cup win over Radcliffe Olympic Ladies. She ended the season by picking up Nottingham Forest Ladies’ ‘Young Player of the Year’ award for the 2017/18 season.

The youngster was also selected to represent the English Colleges FA in the Mare Nostrum Cup in Spain earlier this year. Natasha netted the winning goal in a group stage match before scoring the equaliser in the semi-final and scoring in the subsequent penalty shoot-out. The English Colleges side were unfortunate in their 1-0 defeat to an Icelandic side in the final.

Speaking to LCWFC TV, Natasha Hudson said: “The talent this Club has to offer is overwhelming, coming into an environment like this is a great new step for me, I can’t wait. It will challenge my ability and give me a better game understanding with experienced players.

“Leicester is an ambitious Club with determined staff and players, the environment they have is perfect for developing. I think we’ll surprise people with the quality of football the Club produces.” 

Leicester City Women Manager, Jonathan Morgan said: “I’m delighted to bring Natasha into the Club, she was a stand-out performer for Nottingham Forest last season and someone who caused us problems in both our games against them.

Natasha is a bright and talented youngster who has a lot of promise, we feel we can help her develop towards her full potential with the coaches and players we have here.”

The Midfielder has already impressed during pre-season including finding the back of the net in a match against MK Dons and will be ready to go when the season kicks off on Sunday at home to Bristol City.