Women’s retained list published for 2023

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Southampton FC Women can confirm its retained list following the conclusion of their debut Barclays Women’s Championship season in 2022/23.

Georgie Freeland, Phoebe Williams, Ella Pusey, Beth Lumsden and Ella Hunkin will all be departing the club.

Freeland, Williams and Pusey all made 100 appearances for Saints, playing a key part in Marieanne Spacey-Cale’s side’s journey to the second tier.

Lumsden departs the club after one season, where she scored twice in sixteen appearances, while Hunkin, who spent time training with the first team, moves abroad to continue her career.

Chloe Peplow also returns to parent club Reading FC after the conclusion of her loan spell.

The full retained list is as follows:

Kayla Rendell
Ella Morris
Milly Mott
Lucia Kendall
Rosie Parnell
Laura Rafferty
Megan Wynne
Sophia Pharoah
Ashleigh Ward
Lexi Lloyd-Smith
Alice Griffiths
Katie Wilkinson
Megan Collett
Paige Peake
Beth Howard

Southampton Football Club would like to thank those players departing for their hard work, dedication and commitment which helped see the Women’s team promoted to the Barclays Women’s Championship and gain a sixth place finish in their debut season, and we wish them all the best for the future.