Sophie Howard and Shannon O’Brien renew with Leicester City and will stay with the club until 2024.
The 28-year-old played for Hoffenheim before moving to the States for a college career. Upon returning to Europe, the Scottish international defender re-joined Hoffenheim. After a brief spell with Reading, Howard signed for Leicester City in 2020. In the last season, she made 27 appearances in the Women’s Super League. The Foxes have been quite active with renewals recently, having extended also with Demi Lambourne and Missy Goodwin.
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Shannon O’Brien has joined the Foxes from Coventry United before their debut Women’s Super League season last summer. With 27 appearances, the 20-year-old forward has been chosen as Leicester City player of the season.