LCFC Women turn fully professional in the summer of 2020 and sign a host of new players ahead of the 2020/21 FA Women’s Championship season.
The perfect start
Charlie Devlin scores the first goal of the new era while Natasha Flint hits a stunning brace on debut as City see off Blackburn Rovers 3-0 on the opening day of the season.
Farrow off the mark in Blades stalemate
Millie Farrow's early strike looks to set the visitors on their way but Leicester require a 90th-minute penalty from fellow new signing Natasha Flint to rescue a 2-2 draw with Sheffield United.
Leicester City legend Emile Heskey comes on board as an LCFC Ambassador to support the development of the women’s game, bringing his years of experience in the professional game.
Last gasp drama in Quorn
City repeat the feat but this time it’s Lachante Paul who nets what could be a vital last-minute equaliser against potential promotion rivals Durham to draw 2-2.
A statement victory
All smiles from the goalscorers as Lachante Paul and Paige Bailey-Gayle fire City to a 2-1 win over title favourites Liverpool.
Two for Allen in the capital
The new white away kit gets its first outing as Leicester come from a goal down to beat Crystal Palace 4-1 in south London. Remi Allen (2), Natasha Flint and Lachante Paul all find the net.
First defeat halts progress
Another goal for Paige Bailey-Gayle breaks the deadlock in Dartford but a minor blip occurs as London City Lionesses take all three points, triumphing 4-1.
City's Conti Cup journey underway in style
The Foxes are straight back to winning ways with a 5-2 success over Blackburn Rovers in the opening group game of the Continental Tyres League Cup. Natasha Flint scores twice before Charlie Devlin and Paige Bailey-Gayle come off the bench to net late on.
A Bailey-Gayle beauty
Paige Bailey-Gayle’s fifth goal in six games was enough to see off Lewes 1-0 at Farley Way Stadium.
Biggest win of the season
City really start to motor as they put nine past Coventry United at Butts Park Arena. There's seven different scorers including doubles for Lachante Paul and Natasha Flint, as well as Sophie Barker’s maiden Foxes goal - direct from a corner!
LCFC Women rise to the league’s summit after a 3-0 home triumph over London Bees. Natasha Flint, Paige Bailey-Gayle and Millie Farrow all score.
History made in Birmingham
Aimee Everett scores the winning spot-kick as City defeat WSL side Birmingham City 6-5 on penalties to reach the League Cup Quarter-Final for the first time in the Club’s history.
Another league victory secured
Natasha Flint scores her 10th goal of the season in all competitions and Remi Allen also helps seal a 2-0 success at Charlton Athletic.
Top of the tree at Christmas
A brace from Natasha Flint guides City to a 3-2 victory over her former club Blackburn Rovers and sees the Foxes remain in top spot at the end of 2020.
Championship Manager of the Month
Jonathan Morgan is named FA Women’s Championship Manager of the Month after a perfect December which includes three league victories and League Cup progression.
Flint wins Player of the Month
It’s a double award celebration as LCFC Women forward Natasha Flint scoops the FA Women’s Championship Player of the Month for December after scoring four goals in three games.
Three new recruits join the squad as Leicester sign goalkeeper Sophie Harris, midfielder Charlotte Fleming (pictured) and attacker Shannon O’Brien.
A new home
LCFC Women move into elite facility Belvoir Drive in the New Year and train at their new home for the first time.
Defender Ashleigh Plumptre scores her first LCFC Women goal to open the scoring against Sheffield United before Natasha Flint’s winner earns a 2-1 victory in Quorn.
More late cup drama
LCFC Women progress into the semi-finals of the League Cup courtesy of Natasha Flint’s stunning last-minute rocket at Crystal Palace, celebrated with Hannah Cain.
A moment of magic from Devlin
Charlie Devlin produces a stunning winner to send City home from Liverpool with all three points. Natasha Flint had earlier levelled the scores from the penalty spot.
Historic cup run ends in Bristol
A single goal is the difference as Leicester miss out on a spot in the League Cup Final, defeated 1-0 by WSL outfit Bristol City. It's the furthest the Club have ever gone in the competition.
Forward Hannah Cain scores the only goal of the game to defeat Crystal Palace on her full and home debut following a long-term injury.
De Graaf hits a screamer as Foxes sting the Bees
Esmee De Graaf’s long-range strike is the pick of the goals as LCFC Women sweep London Bees aside, winning 7-0 at The Hive. There’s also a first two goals for new signing Shannon O’Brien.
City emerge victorious in pivotal Durham battle
Leicester open up a three-point gap to Durham when the Championship’s top two teams go head to head at Maiden Castle. Sam Tierney is the unlikely hero, scoring her first two goals in a 2-0 success.
Flint’s latest double edges City closer
The Foxes move within three points of a maiden second tier title after a 2-0 home win over Coventry United. Top goalscorer Natasha Flint scores both goals.
Tierney seals the deal
Sam Tierney celebrates breaking the deadlock again before Natasha Flint makes it 2-0 and ensures it will be Leicester’s name on the FA Women’s Championship trophy in 2020/21.
The players celebrate the Club’s promotion to the Barclays FA Women’s Super League after beating London City Lionesses at Farley Way Stadium.
Cain’s cup cracker
Hannah Cain’s solitary strike sees Leicester progress into the Vitality Women’s FA Cup Fifth Round at the expense of Liverpool, completing a third victory of the season over the Merseyside club.
A Guard of Honour
A classy gesture from Lewes as they afford the champions a Guard of Honour ahead of facing off at The Dripping Pan. The hosts come out on top though, winning 1-0 to end a league record 12-game winning streak from the Foxes.
A memorable occasion
LCFC Women make their King Power Stadium debut, recording a resounding 4-0 victory over Charlton Athletic. Hannah Cain scores twice, while Natasha Flint nets her 17th league goal of 2020/21 to end the season as City’s top scorer.
Kirstie Levell keeps her 10th shutout of the season to take a share of the Golden Glove award for most clean sheets.
Presented with winners medals, it’s soon time for Sophie Barker to lift the FA Women’s Championship trophy in the air and celebrate a magnificent season for LCFC Women.
The magic of the FA Cup!
City cause an huge upset as they triumph 3-2 against Manchester United to reach the Vitality Women’s FA Cup Quarter-Finals. The away side come from behind twice before Natasha Flint shows her class to find the winner.
Plumptre wins Players’ Player of the Season
Ashleigh Plumptre is presented with her Players’ Player of the Season award by Club Chairman Khun Top.
Awards double for Flint
Natasha Flint wins Supporters’ Player of the Season and Goal of the Season for her superb second strike against Blackburn Rovers on the opening day.
Paul named Young Player of the Season
Lachante Paul scoops the Club’s Young Player of the Season award after contributing seven league goals and four assists.
LMA Manager of the Year
Jonathan Morgan is named the Championship’s LMA Manager of the Year after guiding Leicester to the title.
A warm reception for the champions
LCFC Women are greeted with applause by the Blue Army as they complete a lap of honour around King Power Stadium at half-time of Leicester City’s game with Tottenham Hotspur.