Players on the move and more 2020 (*28th Jan)

January 16, 2020




Updated as news comes in:



SWPL 1 - 2020



Celtic FC Women


Tuesday 14th January: Celtic FC announce the new Women's 1st team Manager: Fran Alonso who joins from Lewes FC Women in England.


Lisa Robertson - Durham Women FC - Pro contract 

Sarah Teegarden - Lille, France - Pro contract 

Summer Green - Vittsjö, Sweden - Pro contract -  USA Internationalist at 17s, 20s & 23s 

Chloe Logan - Pro contract 

Chloe Craig - Pro contract 

Natalie Ross - Pro contract 

Sarah Ewens - Pro contract 

Keeva Keenan - Pro contract 




Forfar Farmington FC


Billie Simpson - Cliftonville - subject to International clearance - NI Internationalist

Magdalena Olafsdottir - Hamrarnir, Iceland

Megan Paterson - Heart of Midlothain 




Glasgow City FC


Mairead Fulton - Keflavik , Iceland / Celtic FC




Hearts Women FC


Chelsea McEachran - Motherwell FC - Chelsea leaves for Butler Grizzlies, Kansas in August tbc

Clare Williamson - Hibernian FC

Ellis Dalgliesh - Rangers WFC




Hibernian Ladies FC


Hibernian FC announce new Head Coach Dean Gibson - previously the 23s Head Coach.


Carla Boyce - Rangers WFC




Motherwell FC


Khym Ramsay - GK - Rangers FC

Hollie Thomson - club tbc

Jamie-Lee Smith - Hibernian 23s




Rangers WFC


Rangers Women FC Assistant Manager announced: Malky Thomson, previously the Head of Intermediate Academy in the boys Academy.


Carly Girasoli - Glasgow City FC

Daina Bourma - extension - 1year contract - joined club Sept 1999

Sonia O'Neill -  Venezuelan Internationalist - French club Fleury - 1 year contract

Chelsea Cornet - Hibernian Ladies - 18 month contract 

Demi Vance - Glentoran - 18 month contract

Jenna Fife - Goalkeeper - Hibernian LFC - 2 year contract

Megan Cunningham - Goalkeeper - Celtic FC Women - 1 year contract

Emma Brownlie - Celtic FC Women - 18 month contract

Kirsten Reilly - Bristol City - 18 month contract

Brogan Hay - remains at Rangers - 18 month contract

Megan Bell - International midfielder - Durham Women FC - 2 year contract




Spartans FC Women


Julia Moulton - Southhampton WFC
Holly Aitchison - Hibernian
Alicia Yates - Hibernian

Krissy Williams - Massachusetts




SWPL 2 - 2020



Aberdeen FC Ladies


Amy Strath - Pro Iceland

Beth McPherson - no club listed tbc

Jenna Penman - Dundee United WFC




Dundee United WFC


Holly Napier - Rangers WFC

Danni McGinley - Heart of Midlothian

Robyn Smith - Heart of Midlothian




Glasgow Women FC - (2019 Glasgow Girls FC)


New Manager - Craig Joyce from Glasgow City FC Development


Abbi McDonald - Hibernian 23s

Anna Dickov - Hibernian 23s

Natasha Hoole - Glasgow City Development

Lucy Ronald - Glasgow City FC Development

Shanna Hayes - Glasgow City Development

Cara Henderson - Celtic Development

Suzanne Wyatt - FC Kilmarnock

Courtney Keary - Rangers Development

Joanne Addie - Partick Thistle WFC

Tara McGonigle - Spartans FC

Maura Paterson - Hamilton Academical 23s

Ciaran Paton - no club listed tbc

Jade Wilson - no club listed tbc




Hamilton Academical WFC


Hannah Coakley - Rangers FC

Alise Stewart - Celtic Academy

Darcy Mollye - Celtic Academy

Georgie McTear - Glasgow Women FC

Heather Richards - Celtic FC / Hibernian FC




Partick Thistle WFC


Jade Baillie - GK - Rangers / Celtic

Lisa Kerr - GK - Celtic FC

Emma Craig - Celtic FC

Courtney McAvoy - Boroughmuir Thistle

Colette Fleming - Kilmarnock FC

Kim Murphy - Kilmarnock FC

Clare Docherty - Kilmarnock FC

Nicola Millar - Glasgow City Development

Shannon Todd - ON LOAN 6 months - Spartans FC




Queen's Park Ladies FC - (Won promotion 2019)


Toni Harkness - Glasgow Women FC

Mhairi Fyfe - Motherwell FC

Mhairi Crooks - Glasgow City Development

Lauren Kerr - Glasgow Women FC

Jayne Cameron - Glasgow Women FC

Lauren Coleman - Glasgow Women FC







Bishopton FC Ladies (Declined promotion to Champions League 2020) West / South West Regional League


Julie Melsrose - Glasgow City FC

Caitlin Greaves - FC Kilmarnock

Jessica Learmonth - Gleniffer Thistle FC

Stacey Bannon - Glasgow Women FC

Lauren Bullock - Glasgow Women FC 

Katie Craigie - Glasgow Women FC 




BSC Glasgow Women - Championship 1 South


Carolina O'Neill - club tbc




Dryburgh Athletic Ladies - Champions League 1 North


Tammy McLaren - club tbc

Zoe Moreland - club tbc

Sally Paterson - club tbc

Alma Codegoni - club tbc




Gartcairn Women FC (New 2020) - Champions League 1 South


Laura Lyttle - Kilmarnock FC/Mill United/Hamilton Academical FC

Lauren Shaw - Glasgow Women FC

Amber Waldron - Hamilton Academical

Niamh Simmonette - Hamilton Academical

Amber Waldron - Hamilton Academical

Rachel Howie - Hamilton Academical

Amy Cattrell - FC Kilmarnock

Lesley Leslie - Announced as Captain for season 2020 - Rangers 

Claudia Stewart - Partick Thistle

Stacey Higgins - Airdrie Ladies

Colleen McCudden - Motherwell FC CT

Jennifer Caldwell - Renfrew Ladies

Lisa McIntyre - St Mirren WFC




Granite City Ladies FC - North /  East Regional League 


Nicola Mackie - Aberdeen FCL

Vikki Riddell - Deveronvale Girls / Turriff United

Shannon Calderwood - NI, Ballmoney Ladies, Coleraine Ladies




Harmony Row Women FC - (New 2020) - West / South West Regional League


Lee Rossi - Captain 2020 - club tbc

Lindsay Fitzpatrick - club tbc

Ashleigh McAquade - club tbc

Nicola Robinson - club tbc

Aimee Rooney - no club




Kelty Hearts CC Women - Champions League 1 North 


Jayden Simmons - Heart of Midlothian 

Jamie Lee Bain - Heart of Midlothian

Eve Mooney - Heart of Midlothian

Kayleigh Webley - Blackburn United

Megan Hassett - Forfar Farmington

Stacey Penman - St Johnstone

Mhairi Morrison - Jeanfield Swifts FC



Livingston Women FC - (2019 Blackburn United) - Champions League 1 South


Sophie Gilchrist - Hamilton Academical 23s

Rachel Walkingshaw - Hearts Women FC

Ashley Carse - Hearts Women FC

Vicky Wood - Captain for 2020 season - club tbc

Hannah Marriott - GK - 19s NP Heart of Midlothian

Emma North - GK - Spartans FC

Sam Stewart - Murieston United




Morton Women FC - (Won promotion 2019)- Champions League 1 South


Jade Williams - club tbc

Ellie MacDonald - Rangers FC Development

Emma Dolan - Glasgow City Development




Montrose Ladies FC - Champions League 1 North


Kate Williamson - GK - club tbc

Lydia Broadley - club tbc




Musselburgh Windsor Ladies - Regional League Central / South East


Lindsay Golder - club tbc

Caitlin Shaw - club tbc




St Mirren Women FC - Championship League 1 South


Chloe Gibney - GK - Queen's Park LFC

Cara McGurn - Hamilton Academical 








Glasgow City Development - League TBC


Rachel Osbourne - club tbc

Emily Moran - club tbc

Kate Andrews - club tbc

Lauren Anderson - club tbc

Chloe Forrest - club tbc

Chloe Colquhoun - club tbc

Jodie Bell - club tbc

Sophie McGoldrick - club tbc

Demi Potts - club tbc

Sophie McKay - club tbc

Jade Menzies - club tbc

Eleanor Howard - club tbc

Vhairi Munro - Mortherwell FC




Glasgow Women FC 19s NP 


Shantel Paterson - club tbc

Lisa Kirwan - club tbc




Forfar Farmington FC 19s NP


Forfar Farmington announce Conor McRitchie as the new Head Coach




Spartans 19s NP


Zoe Murray - Hibernian Girls Academy

Amy Hay - Hibernian Girls Academy

Amy Denholm - Heart of Midlothian FC

Kazya Stevens - Heart of Midlothian FC

Amy Denholm - Heart of Midlothian FC

Emma McFadyen - Heart of Midlothian FC








Hibernian Girls Academy - 15s National Performance


Lila Aitchison - Linlithgow Rose







Lanarkshire Hibs FC - Youth Football


Lanarkshire Hibs announce a new Goalkeeping Coach: Ricky Jenson joins from Safe Hands.




Louise Reid - Hamilton Academical

Chloe Walker - Hamilton Academical

Shannon Green - Heart of Midlothian




Rachel Stevenson - Milton Rovers

Ava Reid - Gartcairn FA

Carmen Morgan - Gartcairn FA

Amy Walker - Bedlay CFC

Abbey Brogan - Bedlay CFC

Mia Wilkie - Bedlay CFC




Dryburgh Athletic Girls FC




New Coaches announced: Dave Lord & Gareth Ewing 


Katie Shaw - club tbc

Jorja Martin - club tbc

Charli Ewing - club tbc

Chloe Lord - club tbc

Aimee Shaw - club tbc




Spartans FC Youth




Rhona Brown - club tbc




Hannah Nicolson - Heart of Midlothian

Emily Miller - Heart of Midlothian




Enna McFadyen - Heart of Midlothian

Carys McCabe - club tbc

Sophie Douglas - club tbc






Kilmarnock FC advertise for a new SWPL 2 Ladies manager as Stewart Hall leaves the club.


Hamilton Academical WFC announce Jade Lindsay has left the club and left back Lauren Simpson has been promoted to the 1st team squad for 2020.


Glasgow City FC announce Lee McGarrity as a new 15s NP Coach previously with SWPL 1 Stirling University.


Glasgow City FC announce SWPL 2 Captain Courtney Otto as a new 15s National Performance Coach.


Montrose Ladies FC appoint Kenny Newlands as their new Head Coach.


Hibernian Ladies FC confirm Manager Grant Scott has left the club by mutual consent due to a change in personal circumstances.


Hutchison Vale WFC withdraw from SWPL 2. Next in line were Inverness Caledonian Thistle & Boroughmuir Thistle FC. Inverness declined promotion. Congratulations to 2nd place SWFL 1 South Boroughmuir Thistle FC on their promotion to SWPL 2 for season 2020.


Celtic FC announce as of 7th January 2020 the first team will be moving to professional contracts. A number of existing players have already been moved to professional contracts, more signings to be announced, modern apprentices and continuing amateur players will be announced over the next few weeks. 


Airdrie Ladies FC announce Laurie McGinely as 1st team Coach, Laurie previously coached at Glasgow Girls FC.


Lanarkshire Hibs FC announce Allan Wallace as part of their 17s Coachig staff, Debbie Horn joins from Bedlay CFC as a Coach and Club secretary, David Patrick & Daniel Fleming also join the clubs Coaching staff for 2020.


Motherwell FC announce Eddie Wolecki Black as the Head of Women’s football department and will be responsible for all Women's football at the club.


Glasgow City FC announce new club partnerships with: Scone Thistle FC Girls,  Bo'Ness United CFC & Burnbank FC Girls.


Hamilton Academical WFC announce the removal of their 23s side and subsequent departures of Rachel Howie, Sophie Gilchrist, Erin Wilson, Amber Waldron, Cara McGurn, Niamh Simmonette and Shannon Girvan.


Glasgow Girls FC announce the appointment of Leanne "Yogi" Hughes to their 19s NP Coaching staff and Tony Harkness as the new 19s NP Goalkeeping Coach.


Kilmarnock FC Women appoint Kirsty McFarlane to their Ladies coaching staff.


Spartans FC Women pleased to announce winger Beth McKay has been selected for the upcoming Irish FA International Women's Futsal friendly matches v Gibraltar. Congratulations Beth from everyone at Jax Mc Media.




Durham Women FC announce Scotland Internationalist Lisa Robertson has left the club due to work commitments.


Arsenal Women FC announce Kim Little has been ranked 7th in the BBC Sports top 50 Scottish sporting stars of the decade and she's the only female in the top 10. Congratulations Kim.


Durham Women FC announce Scotland Internationalist Kathryn Hill has been named as the North East Football Writer's Women's Player of the Year. Congratulations Kathryn.


Butler Grizzlies, Kansas Manager Donna Shaw announced the signing of Chelsea McEachran from Motherwell FC.


Tottenham Hotspur announce the loan signing of Emma Mitchell from Arsenal for the remainder of the season.


Chelsea FC Women announce the signing of Scotland Internationalist Jamie-Lee Napier from Hibernian Ladies FC.



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