Leicester City Women Football Club

Leicester City Women FC – Tier 2 Bid

Leicester City Women Football Club are delighted to announce that the club’s application for Tier Two status for the 2018/19 season has been accepted, as part of the FA’s plans to restructure the highest two tiers of the women’s football pyramid.

The club underwent a vigorous application process, detailing our commitment to meeting the FA’s key criteria of players receiving a minimum of 8 hours contact time per week.

Leicester City Women Football Club chairman Rohan Morgan said, “I’m absolutely delighted with the announcement. I’m immensely pleased for everyone involved with the club, and a special thanks to the team that helped to put the bid together.”

“The work for next season now begins in earnest, we will continue our hard work of the past few months working towards delivering key aspects of our bid as well as working towards becoming a competitive team within the FA Women’s Championship.”

First Team Manager Jonathan Morgan said, “It’s a fantastic day for the club, I feel it’s thoroughly deserved, and something that we have worked towards for the past four years.”

“We have quietly and patiently been setting up an infrastructure to be rivalled by many, and we are delighted that The FA have seen our vision.”

“Rest assured that work has already begun for next season, putting into practice our infrastructure. We will know focus on bringing in key competitive players to help cement ourselves in the FA Women’s Championship.”

On the new season ahead; “I am thoroughly looking forward to the challenge ahead, and I know that everyone at the club are as well. Commiserations to those teams who haven’t made it, but congratulations to the other teams who were successful.”

The club would like to place on record their thanks to a number of key stakeholders in the application process, including, Leicester City Football Club, Quorn AFC, Brooksby Melton College, Spire Leicester Hospital and the Tier 2 bid team.

Leicester City Women would like to thank Carol West, Chairman of the FA Women’s Premier League, for giving the club a platform to facilitate our growth over the past years.

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