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SIGNING | Manchester City have captured the signature of two-time FIFA World Player of the Year winner, Carli Lloyd. | The 34-year-old has played in her homeland throughout her club career to date, but the World Cup winner and double Olympic gold medallist joins Nick Cushing’s Super League champions in the hunt for a new challenge. Lloyd will be with the team until the end of the Spring Series and feature in the FA Women’s Cup and UEFA Women’s Champions League campaign. She will begin training with the squad in early March. Lloyd told CityTV: “I’m thrilled to be here and I’m looking forward to starting up and meeting teammates.
“This is a unique opportunity and I couldn’t be prouder to be part of the club here in Manchester. I’m looking forward to kicking off. “I’m always looking for different challenges. I always want to continue to get better and look for ways where I am going to be able to push my game. Coming here and being part of City is going to do that.

Can we talk about Vic Akers, arsenal’s kit man, and what he did for the arsenal ladies?
Not only did he found them back in 1987, but he lead them to every major title in English women’s football; the FA women’s cup ten times, the FA women’s premier league cup ten times, and the FA women’s premier league eleven times. This included five league and FA women’s cup doubles and four domestic trebles.
He also won the UEFA women’s cup (now known as the women’s champion league) with them in 2007, making arsenal ladies the first (and only) English side to win the title.
He retired from arsenal ladies in 2009, having won 32 major trophies in his 22 years with the side; and then went on to be arsenal’s kit manager.
He also was born in Islington, which is arsenal territory.


1971 – Official UEFA recognition of women’s football
1982 – First women’s match under UEFA’s banner
1984 – First European women’s national team competition final
1997 – Inaugural European Women’s Under-18 Championship (until 2001)
2001 – First European Women’s Under-19 Championship kicks off
2001 – Start of the first UEFA women’s club competition: the UEFA Women’s Cup
2008 – First European Women’s Under-17 Championship final
2010 – First UEFA Women’s Champions League final
2011 – Karen Espelund (Norway): First female UEFA Executive Committee member (by invitation)
2012 – Start of the UEFA Women’s Football Development Programme
2014 – UEFA’s Women in Football Leadership Programme gets underway
2016 – Florence Hardouin (France): First elected female UEFA Executive Committee member