Noel King adds four to Shels squad

Shelbourne FC is pleased to announce the addition of four players to its first team, further strengthening the squad for the remainder of the League of Ireland season and the upcoming UEFA Champions League.

Morgan Rees is an attacking midfielder who has also played as a striker, hailing from Ardmore, Pennsylvania, she brings a wealth of experience to the team. Having showcased her talents at Harriton High School and Lower Merion Soccer Club, Rees set the record as Harriton’s all-time leading goalscorer.

Her journey continued through two universities, with a degree in Media & Communications Studies from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Rees impressed during her time in the US Women’s Premier Soccer League and even ventured to Germany’s third tier, the Regionalliga Sudwest, with SV 07 Elversberg. Her attacking prowess and versatility are real assets to the squad.

Libby Moore, a native of Wilmington, North Carolina, adds depth to the Reds midfield. With a background in football, swimming, and field hockey, Moore excelled both academically and athletically at the University of North Carolina. After graduating with a degree in Biology, Moore ventured to Denmark to play for Fortuna Hjorring in the top tier of the country’s women’s football league. 

Natasha Shirazi, a well-travelled striker, joins the team with a unique international background. Hailing from Uganda, Shirazi’s football journey took her from Denmark to various clubs across Europe, including Besiktas in Turkey and Venezia in Italy.

Her adaptability and goal-scoring prowess have earned her international recognition, with two caps for Uganda’s senior women’s team. With experience in diverse football environments, Shirazi is poised to be a key asset in Shelbourne FC’s attacking lineup as the side prepares for the UEFA Champions League.

Cathrine Graversen completes the list of new international arrivals, with the ability to play as a  defender or midfielder she is a valuable addition and adds depth to Noel King’s squad. Hailing from Denmark, Graversen’s Filipino heritage has also seen her represent the Philippines on the international stage.

With a career spanning clubs in multiple countries, including Denmark, Italy, Cyprus, and Sweden, Graversen brings a wealth of experience to the team. 

Shelbourne FC is excited to welcome these four talented players to Tolka Park, subject to international clearance. The Reds return to action this Saturday after the World Cup break, Noel King’s side make the trip to Treaty United. Kick off is 5pm.

Tickets for the game are on sale now and available here.

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