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Hibs take ownership of women’s team | ‘This is a really proud day’

Hibernian girls have moved below the possession of the Easter Street membership, becoming a member of the boys’s, growth and under-18s groups.

The group are shifting in direction of skilled standing following Hibs’ govt chairman Ron Gordon finishing the acquisition, with the group additionally set to maneuver again to Edinburgh after a season at Livingston.

Chief govt Ben Kensell instructed the membership’s official web site: “It is a actually proud day for everybody concerned with Hibernian FC.

Hibernian Season 22/23 kit launch....Picture: Alan Rennie.
Picture: Hibernian’s girls’s group are actually owned by the membership and work alongside the boys’s

“Embedding the ladies’s group inside the membership has all the time been a key ambition of ours, so we’re delighted we have been capable of attain that objective forward of the 2022-23 season.

“We made large strides final season by breaking the Scottish attendance for girls’s soccer with over 5,500 spectators watching the Edinburgh derby and it has been clear to see the expansion the sport has revamped the previous few years.

“We now have a transparent imaginative and prescient for Hibernian girls, and we need to construct on their success to encourage a era of younger feminine gamers.

“We’re additionally proud to see Hibernian girls return to Edinburgh, this metropolis ought to all the time be their dwelling.

“We are going to totally help and spend money on the ladies’s soccer technique, like now we have executed this season, with the ambition of finally attaining European soccer and turning into an expert outfit.

“Hibernian FC is happy with being an inclusive membership for all and I consider this reveals actual intent to place girls’s soccer on the very coronary heart of the membership.

“We’d additionally wish to thank Hibernian Neighborhood Basis for all of the work they’ve executed through the years with the ladies’s group.”

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