Wednesday 21 June 2017

Ella Rutherford Signs Two Year Contract

Lionesses forward and Centre of Excellence graduate Ella Rutherford, has signed a 2 year contract with the club.

Millwall Lionesses are delighted to announce Centre of Excellence graduate Ella Rutherford, has signed a two year contract with the club.

Rutherford, who made her debut last April, the week of her 16th birthday was joint top scorer for the Lionesses in the Spring Series, scoring 3 goals in 6 appearances.

“It’s great to sign a contract with the club that I’ve been at for the past 6 years.” said the England U17 International.

“This is what I’ve been working towards, trying to gain a regular place in the first team and get as much experience as I can.”

Lionesses manager Burch says “Ella’s really shown what she’s about this Spring Series and we’re excited about what she can do next season. She’s played in both the 9 and 10 roles for us and given how young she is, she’s done excellent.”

Chairman Emilie Perry said, 'Retaining our homegrown young talent is a core part of our player development pathway. To sign a two year contract with an exciting young talent such as Ella is fantastic for the club. We are looking forward to building on our success last season and Ella will play a key part'

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