England legend Fara Williams is the very first conscript into the WSL Hall of Fame following completion of a renowned playing profession previously this year.
The FA revealed the launch of a Hall of Fame in April as part of the events to mark the 10-year anniversary of the WSL, which played its very first season in 2011.
Williams is a fitting option as very first conscript. The retired midfielder is England’s all-time record cap holder thanks to 172 Lionesses looks and was a two-time WSL champ with Liverpool.
After beginning her profession at Chelsea, Williams went on to delight in success with Charlton, prior to sealing herself as one of the very best gamers in the nation with Everton.
She was currently as recognized star with the Toffees by the time the WSL period marked a brand-new chapter for English females’s football in 2011, going on to sign up with Liverpool, where she played an important function in back-to-back titles in 2013 and 2014, and later on Arsenal.
Williams completed her profession with a four-year spell at Reading, assisting the Royals to 3 successive leading 5 surfaces.
“Induction into the Barclays FA Women’s Super League Hall of Fame is the highest individual honour offered by the league and I’m delighted that Fara is our first inductee,” stated Kelly Simmons, who is chair of the Barclays FA Women’s Super League Hall of Fame panel.
“She’s one of those players that can do something special when you least expect it, and because of that, as well as having been an ever present in the Barclays FA Women’s Super League prior to her retirement, the panel was unanimous in her being inducted.
“Not only was she an incredible player, but she’s a wonderful person, and she’s fully deserving of her induction into the inaugural Barclays FA Women’s Super League Hall of Fame.”
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