Women's Super League preview: Everything you need to know on Brighton & Hove Albion Women

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Brighton & Hove Albion will be starting their 2019/20 Women's Super League season with a strong 24-player squad.

Manager Hope Powell and her team will be looking to improve after losing 12 games last season, landing them with a total of 16 points.

The club recently signed French International Lea Le Garrec for a one-year deal from Guingamp. 

A player who made her mark last season within the squad was goalkeeper Megan Walsh, known as the ultimate shot-stopper as she made more saves than any other WSL keeper.

Home Ground: Broadfield Stadium

LAST SEASON

Position: 9th

Played: 20

Won: 4

Lost: 12

Drew: 4

Points: 16

MANAGER

Hope Powell (England)

Players in 

Megan Walsh (goalkeeper, Yeovil Town), Danique Kerkdijk (defender, Bristol City), Matilde Skovsen (defender, Aarhus), Lea La Garrec (midfielder, Guingamp)

Players out

Marie Hourihan (goalkeeper, Braga), Lucy Gillett (goalkeeper, Crystal Palace), Sophie Perry (defender, released), Chloe Peplow (midfielder, Tottenham).

SQUAD:

Goalkeepers

1 Megan Walsh- England

13  Sophie Harris - England

Defenders

21  Maya Le Tissier - England

16  Eleanor Hack - England

12  Matilde Lundorf - Denmark

14  Danique Kekdijk - Netherlands

20  Victoria Williams - England

3  Felicity Gibbons - England

5   Fern Whelan - England

2  Beth Roe - England

6  Laura Rafferty - Northern Ireland

Midfielders

8  Kirsty Barton - England

4  Danielle Buet - England

10  Kate Natkiel - England

18  Jodie Brett - England

19  Emily Simpkins - England

17  Megan Connolly - Republic of Ireland

11  Amanda Nilden - Sweden

Lea Le Garrec

Forwards

16  Ellie Brazil - England

11  Amanda Nilden - Sweden

15  Kayleigh Green - Wales

9   Ini Umotong - Nigeria

7  Aileen Whelan - England

First Game

Bristol City, September 8, 3pm at Stoke Gifford Stadium