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Man City goalkeeper Karen Bardsley admits retirement decision has yet to sink in

Karen Bardsley admits her impending retirement is yet to fully sink in, although the Manchester City goalkeeper is already looking towards furthering women’s football off the field.A frustrating past few years dealing with hamstring injuries, accompanied by multiple operations and long stretches on the sidelines has convinced the 37-year-old to end her career at the end of this season.The issue has plagued Bardsley since the 2019 World Cup, but she has had more than a decade at the top level, helping City win eight trophies, including their maiden Women’s Super League title in 2016.Capped 82 times by England, Bardsley will...
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Karen Bardsley: England and Manchester City goalkeeper announces retirement

England and Manchester City goalkeeper Karen Bardsley will retire at the end of the season following a 13-year career at the top of the women's game. The 37-year-old has 82 caps for England, while she won eight major trophies with City, including their first Women's Super League title. Bardsley has...
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Karen Bardsley: Manchester City and England goalkeeper to retire at end of season after 20-year career

Manchester City and England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley will retire from professional football at the end of the season, bringing an end to a 20-year career. Bardsley, who has earned 82 England caps over a 17-year spell, reached two World Cup semi-finals with the Lionesses, was a runner-up at Euro 2009 and was part of the Team GB squad for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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Karen Bardsley: Sky Sports' WSL coverage will accelerate the progress of the women's game, says Manchester City goalkeeper

Manchester City goalkeeper Karen Bardsley is in no doubt Sky Sports' deal to broadcast the WSL will see the women’s game accelerate to another level. The Barclays FA Women's Super League will be shown live from this season with Sky Sports announcing a three-year deal to become the primary broadcaster of the WSL back in March.
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Karen Bardsley: Goalkeeper signs new deal at "home" Man City

England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley described Manchester City as her "home" after signing a one-year contract extension with the club. The 36-year-old was on loan at US side OL Reign last season but said the "bigger picture" brought her back. Bardsley has been at Manchester City since 2014, winning seven major...
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