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Grace Neville signs new contract to keep her with the Lionesses for fourth season

Grace Neville has put pen to paper on a new deal that will see her play in her fourth season for the London City Lionesses.

Neville joined London City Lionesses in it’s inaugural season after playing in Arsenal’s

academy and development squad, as well as Millwall Lionesses, and went onto score the clubs first goal in a 2-0 win over the London Bee’s.

Last season saw Neville continue to play an important role for the Lionesses, especially in the back half of the season, coming away with three clean sheets in seven appearances for the Pride.

Speaking on her new contract, Neville said:

“I am extremely pleased to sign for a further year at London City Lionesses.

“I’ve been a part of this club from its inception and I’m extremely excited for the season ahead which will make my 4th season at the club. The club has gone from strength to strength and it has been a pleasure to have been a part of its journey.

“I know that under Mel and the coaches I can continue to develop as a player and I cannot wait to be reunited with my teammates and London City family.

“I’m excited for the season ahead and look forward to seeing you all at Princes Park.”

When asked about Neville’s new contract, Head Coach Melissa Phillips said:

"Grace has been part of London City since inception and we are excited to continue the journey with her.

"She has demonstrated her competitive drive as she helped shore up our back line and finish off our past season strong.

"Grace has natural ability as a defender and after a tough start to the season for her with injuries and Covid she really found her stride again.

"We look forward to having Grace back and help elevate her game in line with our ambitions."

And remember City fans you can see Grace in action on opening day by clicking the link and getting your season ticket now!

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