Arsenal Ladies confirm signing of Heather O’Reilly
FA WSL club Arsenal Ladies has today confirmed they have signed the experienced midfielder, Heather O’Reilly.
Heather O’Reilly is a World Cup winner with the USA women’s national team, she is also the USWNT’s eigth highest-capped player with 231 caps, and 47 goals scored for her country.
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Heather said on www.arsenal.com: “Having come over to Arsenal last year to train, I was very impressed with the club. The facilities are world class and they have a tradition of excellence at the club that I wanted to be a part of, I’m very happy to be here.”
Arsenal Ladies manager Pedro Martinez Losa commented on www.arsenal.com: “She is a world class player and one of the most respected players in the US. Her determination and character will make a big difference for this club. She will bring here a legacy of values, hard work and professionalism which will also help our young players to develop. It is a privilege for us to be able to bring her to Arsenal Ladies.”
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Heather O’Reilly’s first appearance in an Arsenal jersey will be at Kelly Smith’s celebration game at Meadow Park.