Liverpool FC Women manager Neil Redfearn has today confirmed his backroom staff ahead of the new season.

Current Development Squad manager Vicky Jepson will be leaving her position to become first-team coach, while former Reds and England goalkeeper Chris Kirkland has joined the club as goalkeeping coach.

Hina Chauhan is the Women's new physiotherapist, while Sheffield FC Ladies manager Zoe Johnson will also be joining the club as Technical Director, working alongside the youngsters at the Academy.

Strength and conditioning coach Alan Jordan and performance analyst Jordan Whelan will continue to be a part of Redfearn’s staff.

As part of the changes to the backroom team, Phil Backhouse and Joe Potts will be leaving the club by mutual consent.

Everyone at Liverpool Women thanks Phil and Joe for their valuable contributions to the club.

Liverpool FC Women goalkeeping coach Chris Kirkland

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