Rangers sign Falkirk trained midfielder

Rangers have signed Scotland international Sam Kerr on a pre-contract agreement.

Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 5:54 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 5:55 pm
Sam Kerr has landed plenty of silverware during her time with Glasgow City and has now moved to Rangers. Picture: Michael Gillen.
Sam Kerr has landed plenty of silverware during her time with Glasgow City and has now moved to Rangers. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Kerr, currently with Glasgow City, was capped by Scotland manager Shelley Kerr in March, helping the national side to the Pinatar Cup in Spain. She featured in the match against Ukraine.

The forward-thinking midfielder (21) began her football career with Central Girls Academy in Falkirk and joins another locally trained player, Nicola Docherty, at Rangers. Docherty was already a former team-mate at Glasgow before making the move to Rangers earlier this year.

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The Glasgow side are pleased to land a player they regard as ‘one of the country’s brightest prospects’.

Head coach malcolm Thomson told the Rangers website: “We are delighted to secure the services of Sam who has always been a key target for us.

“We see her as an exciting and dynamic midfield player with huge potential given her age and she was always one of our main targets since we commenced this new project.”

Rangers Women’s manager Amy McDonald addeD: “The signing of a high profile player such as Sam will continue the growth and progress of women’s football at Rangers and demonstrates our aspirational desire to create a team which is successful domestically and in Europe.”

Kerr is a former SFA Performance School graduate at Graeme High school and was player for Central Girls Academy before forging a place in Scott Booth’s Scottish champions City and earning her move to Murray Park.

The Gers have also signed City’s Kirsty Howat.