Blackburn Rovers Ladies play London City Lionesses at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium Blackburn Rovers Ladies v London City Lionesses, Women’s Championship football match, Sir Tom Finney Stadium, Preston, UK - 08 Dec 2019 Photo: Jon Super for The FA

Blackburn Rovers defender joins Huddersfield Town

Blackburn Rovers defender Serena Fletcher has joined FA Women’s National League Northern Premier Division club Huddersfield Town.

The 21-year-old has spent the last 18 months with Rovers, helping the club transition from a third tier side into an FA Women’s Championship outfit.

It has today been revealed that Fletcher will step back down to the third tier in the coming season with the player having joined Huddersfield Town. The deal was announced by The Terriers on their official club Twitter account earlier this morning.

 

 

Fletcher joined Blackburn Rovers in January 2019 from FA Women’s Championship club Leicester City. The player went on to help the club over the line in the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier Division promotion race before making nine appearances for Rovers in the second tier last season as they recorded a respectable seventh-place finish. The defender netted in her side’s 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace at The Sir Tom Finney Stadium back in November.

After spending her early years in the Manchester United Centre of Excellence, Fletcher made the switch to Manchester City who she regularly represented at Development Squad level. A move to Liverpool followed before she joined Leicester City. The player also has international experience at various youth levels for England.

Fletcher is expected to be fielded in a midfield role for new club Huddersfield Town.

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