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Pompey Women Add Two More Players

Blues bring in midfielder and forward

13 July 2019

Pompey Women

Pompey Women are delighted to announce the signings of Hayley Bridge and Roxy Lee-Stewart ahead of the 2019/20 campaign.

The former will wear the number 20 shirt arrives at the club following a spell with the Lewes development side, netting 10 goals in 51 games for the Sussex side.

She also made her first team debut for the club, emerging from the bench in a 5-0 win over Bridlington in the League Cup.

The 22-year-old, who began her career at Worthing before moving on to Brighton, will add dept to the Blues' attacking options.

Blues boss Jay Sadler said: "I think Hayley will be a wonderful addition to the squad. She’s a great character, who will bring pace and directness to our forward line.

"She got a taste of Championship football with Lewes last season and this past experience will aid us, hopefully fulfilling our ambitions of getting to the next level.

"She’s a great character, who will bring pace and directness to our forward line."

Jay Sadler

"Hayley's a player who will excite our supporters and her style is one that I believe complements the options and quality we already have here at Pompey."

Midfielder Lee-Stewart spent last term with Southampton, having begun her career with city rivals Southampton Saints and then moved to America to develop her career.

The 28-year-old turned out for Kansas City, Massachusetts, New England Mutiny and Boston Breakers during her time in the States.

Returning to England for a second spell with Saints in 2014, she will wear the number 18 shirt for the Blues.

Sadler said: "I’m delighted that Roxy has chosen to be part of our journey. She’s a highly-rated midfielder who we have monitored closely for some time.

"It’s an incredibly exciting time for this football club and to be able to bring players of her quality here is an indication of the hunger for success we have.

"She’s a highly-rated midfielder who we have monitored closely for some time."

Jay Sadler

"Roxy will fit brilliantly into the current squad, with an ability and mentality of a player more than capable of operating at this level. She’ll add another option to an incredibly talented group of players here at Portsmouth Women."


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