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Leicester Women: Lydia Bedford named manager

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Leicester Women: Lydia Bedford

Lydia Bedford has been named the new Leicester Women manager until the end of the 2021/22 Women’s Super League season. Bedford was the head coach of the England youth team and will replace Jonathan Morgan who left after the team found themselves at rock bottom of the table. Emile Heskey will take charge for their Continental League Cup game against Manchester United before Bedford takes over. Brent Hill will also join the club as the assistant manager.

“Taking the step into a senior coaching role is something I’ve always wanted to do.” new Leicester Women manager Lydia Bedford said. “Leicester City’s vision for women’s football and the extent of its ambition has been obvious during the last two seasons, so I’m unbelievably excited to have the chance to be part of that.”

“I’m delighted that Brent has agreed to join our coaching staff. His experiences in the women’s game are unrivaled and he will bring invaluable support both to the training pitch and to our strategic planning,” she added. “The infrastructure of personnel and facilities that have been put in place since women’s football turned professional in Leicester tells you everything you need to know about where the club wants to go. A lot of progress has been made to this point and we’ll be working together to make sure that progress continues. I can’t wait to get to work with the players, staff, and everyone at the club.”

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