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Academy honours Gemma Bonner with dressing room naming tribute



Academy honours Gemma Bonner with dressing room naming tribute

A number of dressing rooms on the youth complicated are named after Reds legends and people with a particular relationship with the Academy, however that is the primary to mark somebody from the ladies’s recreation.

The thought got here from Academy director Alex Inglethorpe and the set up was led by the Academy’s head of amenities, Andy Rice.

Bonner just lately visited the positioning the place the dressing room was unveiled, a lot to her shock.

“It’s such an enormous honour, I’m not fairly certain I can put it into phrases,” the defender instructed “Being a younger lady rising up as a Liverpool fan, I don’t assume it’s fairly sunk in but.

“It’s extraordinarily particular and I’m super-grateful, simply having the dialog with Alex and seeing the opposite individuals who have the dressing rooms within the hall, there’s some unbelievable folks there.

“I’m extraordinarily proud to be the primary feminine recognised. We’ve achieved rather a lot right here on the membership and for younger folks to see this as they stroll down the hall is one other step and hopefully it might encourage not solely the subsequent set of younger women coming by way of however younger boys as properly.

“I’m extraordinarily happy with it and I’ll at all times preserve pushing and preserve striving.”

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