Meet The Squad

Find out more about Durham Women FC with our player profiles – just click on the player to find out more!

GOALKEEPERS

Hannah Reid: Scottish goalkeeper who joined the club after spells with Bristol City and Hibernian. Helped the side to some eye-catching results in the 2018/19 season with some superb saves.

Hannah Reid is sponsored by the Durham RTC U11 Squad.

Megan Borthwick: Formerly of Newcastle United, the stopper has developed into one of the most reliable and accomplished goalkeepers in the league.

Megan Borthwick is sponsored by County Durham Blinds

DEFENDERS

Kathryn Hill: Previously of Rangers, the versatile defender joined Durham after a spell in America with Old Dominion University. She was crowned the North East Football Writers’ Player of the Season in 2020 following impressive displays across a number of seasons.

Kathryn Hill is sponsored by Tony Waters.

Sarah Wilson: One of Durham’s longest-serving players, Wilson joined the club in 2014 and was handed the armband shortly after. A reliable presence at the back and a threat in the opposition box too.

Sarah Wilson is sponsored by ‘The Wild Ones’

Becky Salicki: Can play anywhere across the back four and has used her versatility to great effect since joining Durham in 2016. Has chipped in with plenty of goals, too.

Ellie Christon: The full-back has been with Durham since 2014 and has become a regular at full-back.

Ellie Christon is sponsored by Lee Dolby.

Hannah Greenwood: A talented youngster who has been in and around the first-team squad in recent years. Comfortable in the centre of defence or midfield.

Abby Holmes: The tough-tackling defender joined Durham after time with PEC Zwolle in the Netherlands and is a strong presence at the back.

Grace Ayre: Comfortable playing anywhere across the backline, Ayre stepped-up to the first-team squad after impressing with Durham Cestria.

MIDFIELDERS

Lauren Briggs: A product of the club’s youth system, Briggs re-joined Durham after a brief spell with Sunderland in 2017. She has recently recovered from a long-term injury lay-off.

Mollie Lambert: A cultured midfielder, Lambert was one of the standout players as Sunderland Ladies dominated the FA Women’s National League – and is now looking to make the step up at Durham.

Mollie Lambert is sponsored by Craig Morley and Supporting Independence Outreach Services ltd

Sarah Robson: Robson has taken in spells in Iceland, the USA and with Sunderland in the FA WSL, Robson brings vast experience to the Durham side – and is also a regular Northern Ireland international.

Sarah Robson is sponsored by Harry Tidbury and Neil Thornton

Beth Hepple: Having come through the ranks at Durham, the midfielder has consistently been a top scorer in the FA Women’s Championship and has become renowned for eye-catching long-range strikes.

Beth Hepple is sponsored by Darrin’s Super Ices, Hepwood Digital Ltd and AR Tree Services

Danielle Brown: Formerly of Sunderland and Middlesbrough, the versatile wide player joined the Wildcats in November 2020 to add even more competition to the talented squad.

FORWARDS

Molly Sharpe: Joined the club from Barry University in Miami and netted ten goals in her debut season. Gained senior experience at Bradford City as a teenager.

Molly Sharpe is sponsored by Stuart Dryden

Nicki Gears: A pacy forward, capable of playing out wide or centrally, Gears joined Durham in 2015 and has been a regular ever since.

Iris Achterhof: Another product of Old Dominion University, Achterhof is an athletic striker with bags of pace and energy to burn.

Bridget Galloway: A prolific striker who joins the club from Sunderland after a goal-laden stint with the Lady Black Cats. Also has international experience with England at youth level.

Emily Roberts: Has won promotion from this division in the past with Doncaster Belles and has regularly been at the top of the club’s scoring charts since her arrival in the summer of 2016.

Lily Crosthwaite: Another product of Durham Cestria, the teenager made her first team debut in the 2020/21 season and has gone on to become a regular presence in the first-team fold.

Lily Crosthwaite is sponsored by Lee Morpeth

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