Bronze wins league title with Manchester City

Alnwick's Lucy Bronze was part of a title-winning side for the third time yesterday as Manchester City were confirmed as Women's Super League champions.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 26th September 2016, 9:57 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:14 pm
Lucy Bronze
Lucy Bronze

The Blues’ 2-0 win over nearest rivals Chelsea means that they are 10 points clear at the top of the table and cannot be caught.

Bronze, a former Duchess’s Community High School pupil, won back-to-back titles with previous club Liverpool in 2013 and 2014 and has now helped City to its first championship in what has been an unbeaten season so far.

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And in yesterday’s key match, full-back Bronze was fouled by Gilly Flaherty for a penalty which Toni Duggan converted for City’s second.

But there may be more silverware to come for the 24-year-old as City face Birmingham City in the Continental Cup final on Sunday.