Thursday 3 August 2017

Welcome Emily Allen

Emily Allen is the next player to sign for the Yellows!

Emily Allen is the next player to sign for Andy Cook’s side ahead of the upcoming season. The versatile midfielder signs from Cardiff City who play in the Premier League where she was an integral part of the squad.

Also representing her university side, Cardiff Met, Allen has gained valuable Champions League experience playing in four competitions and scoring a handful of goals.

Allen told us “I’m really happy the be on board, from what I’ve seen so far it’s all been really positive and really great things so I’m really excited to get started on the pitch and get the season going.”

“I really like the look of the setup and what’s going on is really positive. They have really good foundations and they are looking to build a solid team for the future which I think is really important. Having to spoken to Andy, I am really excited to start working with him. I’ve heard a lot about him and know he is a brilliant coach.”

“Personally, I am hoping to improve and keep developing at a different level. As I team I hope we can push on a gel together as a new squad. At the end of the day, just win as many games as we can and work together over the next couple of years to push for promotion.”

Manager Andy Cook told us "I'm pleased Emily has come in this season, a lot people spoke highly of her and what she can bring to the team. She has the drive and ambition to succeed in the WSL and I'm pleased she has chosen to come to Oxford. I'm looking forward to working with her, she adds quality to our squad and gives us a different dimension to the formations we can use going forward."