Reading FC Women are pleased to announce the signing of 24-year old defender Sophie Howard. The Scotland international joins the Royals from 1899 Hoffenheim, where she has spent the majority of her career to date. Howard had represented Germany U20’s before switching her allegiance to Scotland in 2017, qualifying through her grandfather.
Howard speaks about what attracted her to Reading; “Reading has shown to be a really competitive team and not only wanting to compete with the best teams, but wanting to be one of the best teams. That’s really something every player is thriving for and to be a part of.”
Manager Kelly Chambers added: “I had watched a lot of Sophie and she was someone I really wanted to bring into the squad. She is a player who has great attributes that fits into the way we play perfectly.”