fbpx
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
No menu items!

American striker Morgan ends loan spell at Spurs to return to the U.S.

United States international and twice World Cup winner Alex Morgan has ended her loan spell at Tottenham Hotspur and will return to the U.S., the Women’s Super League (WSL) club said on Monday (December 21).

Morgan joined the north London club from Orlando Pride in a bid to regain match fitness following the birth of her child in May after the COVID-19 pandemic truncated the National Women’s Soccer League season this year.

The 31-year-old’s signing was seen as a coup for Spurs but the striker, who has scored 107 international goals, only made five appearances and scored twice in the WSL where the club sit eighth out of 12 teams in the standings.

“I will be forever grateful to the club, my team mates and Spurs supporters for taking such good care of me and my family,” Morgan said.

Spurs have struggled in the WSL this season, however, and the club sacked co-head coaches Karen Hills and Juan Amoros last month when they were second-bottom, with Rehanne Skinner taking over.

The club then earned their first wins of the season, with Morgan scoring both her goals under the former England assistant manager.

Morgan’s last appearance came in a 3-1 win over Aston Villa on Dec. 13 when she scored the opener from the penalty spot.

(Production: Mussab Al-Khairalla)

Advertisement

Latest News

Las Vegas Raiders cornerback arrested in Houston for street racing

HOUSTON – Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Yakemah ‘Kemah’ Siverand is facing felony charges after his involvement in...

Harris County tenants can apply for $159M in COVID rent relief starting Thursday

HARRIS COUNTY – Tenants who have missed rent or utility bills due to financial hardship stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic can start...

At least 62 killed in Ecuadorean prison gang riots, authorities say

At least 62 people have died in simultaneous violent riots in three Ecuadorean prisons on Tuesday (February 23) that the government described...

Members of Congress hold bipartisan vigil for 500,000 pandemic victims

Members of Congress gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday (February 23) evening to pay tribute to nearly half...

‘It feels amazing’ – New York City arenas open doors to elated fans

 Basketball fans eagerly lined up on Tuesday (February 23) to watch the New York Knicks take on the Warriors, as New York...

More Articles Like This