England file cap holder Fara Williams was introduced on Wednesday because the first-ever inductee into the Ladies’s Tremendous League Corridor of Fame.
“Wow… I am honoured to be inducted into the Barclays FA WSL Corridor of Fame,” Williams wrote on social media.
“Rising up taking part in on my property I by no means dreamed of being knowledgeable footballer. I simply beloved the sport and nonetheless do now, so to be recognised on this approach is so particular to me and such an enormous honour.
“I hope my journey from being a younger lady taking part in with the boys by way of to turning into skilled; successful titles, lifting the FA Cup, and representing my nation can encourage the subsequent era of the wonderful expertise now we have on this nation.
“The ladies’s sport is making nice strides and it is a privilege to be a part of it!
“Thanks to everybody for all their messages and by no means quit in your desires.”
The midfielder gained the league title twice, each instances with Liverpool, and made 147 appearances general.
“Induction into the Barclays FA Ladies’s Tremendous League Corridor of Fame is the best particular person honour provided by the league and I’m delighted that Fara is our first inductee,” chair of the panel and the Soccer Affiliation’s director of the ladies’s skilled sport Kelly Simmons stated.
“She is a kind of gamers that may do one thing particular if you least count on it, and due to that, in addition to having been an ever current within the Barclays FA Ladies’s Tremendous League previous to her retirement, the panel was unanimous in her being inducted.
“Not solely was she an unbelievable participant, however she is a superb individual, and he or she is totally deserving of her induction into the inaugural Barclays FA Ladies’s Tremendous League Corridor of Fame. Congratulations Fara.”
With England, she represented Nice Britain on the 2012 Olympics and gained a bronze medal on the 2015 World Cup.
Three extra inductees shall be introduced by Thursday.
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