Forward Janine Beckie will be leaving Sky Blue FC and the National Women’s Soccer League to join Manchester City of the FA Women’s Super League. Sky Blue FC agreed upon the transfer and announced the move on Thursday.
The Canadian international played in 15 games this season, starting in 11 for Sky Blue. Sky Blue are in last place in the league standings with a 0-13-4 overall record. Before joining the New Jersey club, Beckie played the previous two NWSL seasons with the Houston Dash.
In addition to Sky Blue’s statement following the transfer, Beckie said some words of her own on Twitter:
— Janine Beckie (@janinebeckie4) August 9, 2018
Sky Blue will next play on Saturday, August 11 vs. the Houston Dash.