Liverpool Ladies is delighted to announce Neil Redfearn has been appointed as the club's new manager.

The former Doncaster Rovers Belles coach signed a deal to take the helm as the Reds prepare for the 2018-19 season.

“It is a massive privilege and real honour for me to have been appointed as manager of Liverpool Ladies,” said Redfearn.

“It is a team with big potential which should be challenging for trophies on a regular basis.

“Liverpool Football Club is a huge club and I have every confidence that we will be competing at the top end of the Women’s Super League this season. I am over the moon to have been given this opportunity and cannot wait to get started.”

LFC chief executive officer Peter Moore said: “We are absolutely delighted to appoint Neil as the new Liverpool Ladies manager and have every faith in his ability to bring success to the Ladies team.

“Having spoken to Neil, I was really impressed by his sheer enthusiasm, desire and ambition to achieve great things for the club. He was the real outstanding candidate and we are all delighted to have him on board.”