Abbie McManus

Abbie McManus Signs For LCFC Women

Experienced defender Abbie McManus has signed for LCFC Women after leaving Barclays FA Women’s Super League side Manchester United Women.
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- Defender joins after leaving Manchester United Women
- England international started her professional career at Manchester City
- She has won the Barclays FA Women’s Super League once and the WSL Cup three times

Born in Prestwich, McManus started her professional career with Manchester City Women, making over a century of appearances for them in all competitions over two spells at the club.

Speaking to LCFC TV, she said: “I’m excited to meet the staff, players and obviously ready to get started.

“Walking in, you can tell that the facilities are unreal and it’s exciting to be a part of something that is just for the women, so it’s incredible.”

In 2013, she spent one season at Sheffield FC Ladies, featuring for them 13 times, as the South Yorkshire side went on to win the FA Women’s Premier League North Division title, before returning to Manchester City Women the following campaign.

She made her WSL debut in May 2014 against Everton and scored her first goal for the club against Liverpool Women during the 2014 WSL Cup, which Manchester City went on to win after beating Arsenal Women in the final.

McManus lifted the Women’s Super League title with Manchester City for the first time in the club’s history in 2016, and has won the Women’s FA Cup twice and the WSL Cup a further two times.

The centre-back also played in a UEFA Women’s Champions League Semi-Final for the Citizens.

In May 2019, McManus signed for Manchester United Women. She made 16 appearances for them in all competitions, before heading out on loan to Tottenham Hotspur Women for the remainder of the 2020/21 season.

She has represented England Women 17 times, featuring for them at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019, when they placed fourth.

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