EAST Grinstead Ladies have bolstered their squad with the signing of Welsh international Xenna Hughes.
The 22-year-old – the daughter of former Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona star and current Stoke City manager Mark Hughes – has joined the England Women’s Hockey League Premier Division newcomers from University of Birmingham, where she has gained top flight experience over the last few seasons.
And Grinstead coach, Mary Booth, says she is pleased to have Hughes on board at Saint Hill.
She came to watch us on Saturday at Surbiton and is ready to play this weekend [at Buckingham]
She is based in London now and she has good experience of the Premier Division with Birmingham. We are happy to have her with us and we are looking forward to seeing her play.
Article courtesy of East Grinstead Courier.
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