Lucy Staniforth signs contract extension

Monday 01 August 2022 16:00

Manchester United Women can confirm that midfielder Lucy Staniforth has signed a contract extension with the club until the end of the current 2022/23 season.

The England international joined United in 2020 following two years with Birmingham City Women and made her competitive debut in our 3-0 home league win over Brighton and Hove Albion in October that same season. 

Lucy has gone on to make 34 appearances in all competitions as a Red, scoring three goals in the process.

Staniforth: I want to show what I can do Video

Staniforth: I want to show what I can do

United midfielder Lucy Staniforth shares her delight at extending terms with the club in this pre-season interview...

Staniforth said: “I’m really grateful to be given this opportunity and want to make sure I hit the ground running this season and contribute as much as I can.

"I feel great in myself and I’m really looking forward to the new campaign.” 

Head coach Marc Skinner added: “Lucy’s professionalism on and off the field continues to be exemplary.

"We are delighted that she will continue to lend her experience to this group of players, setting a clear example for her team-mates to follow.

"We look forward to utilising Lucy’s versatility for the successful season ahead.”