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Caitlin signs new Arsenal contract
Arsenal have announced that Caitlin Foord has signed a new deal with the club.
In total, Caitlin has made 62 appearances for Arsenal, scoring 23 goals. Notably, she scored a memorable double in the first ever North London Derby at the Emirates Stadium, as her team ran out 3-
“It feels amazing,” Caitlin told www.arsenal.com. “Since I joined this club, I’ve absolutely fallen in love with being here. I think I mentioned in one of my early interviews that I had lost my way in football a bit, but since being here I’ve absolutely fallen in love and found myself again.
“We’ve been inching towards winning lots of silverware and that’s definitely going to be the plan for next year. We want to win multiple trophies and I think with the squad, the team, the players and the support we have, we have the squad to be able to do it.”
Head Coach Jonas Eidevall added: “Caitlin is a top player and an integral part of what we’re building here. Her contribution in both attack and defence are crucial to our game, so we’re delighted that she has signed a new contract. This is an ambitious club and Caitlin is central to that.”
Head of Women’s Football Clare Wheatley said: “We’re all very pleased that Caitlin will be staying with us. She is a wonderful footballer in her peak years, so she is exactly the kind of player we want to keep at this club. We look forward to seeing Caitlin in action for Arsenal in the years to come.”
Arsenal have also reached an agreement for captain Kim Little to join National Women’s Soccer League side OL Reign on a short-
Kim will join OL Reign on 1 June and return to Arsenal ahead of the start of pre-
Kim previously spent three seasons at the club – then known as Seattle Reign FC – between 2014 and 2016, scoring 32 goals in 63 regular season appearances and helping the side to successive NWSL Shield titles in 2014 and 2015. She was the team’s top scorer in both of these campaigns and was named NWSL MVP in 2014.
Meanwhile, Victoria Schnaderbeck and Lisa Evans will be leaving the club at the end of their contracts.