Heskey and Morgan straight back Leicester ladies to frighten WSL big guns next period after inspiring advertising win
EMILE HESKEY jokes their very first Leicester Women away trip coinciding with a 4-1 loss might not have been the ‘luckiest of omens’.
But the Foxes hero believes the group can get toe-to-toe using their WSL competitors term that is next.
The former England striker, 43, and club boss Jonathan Morgan were speaking days after Leicester’s triumph in the Women’s Championship.
Their success follows a winning that is 12-game in a season which has seen them lose one time inside their 18 fixtures played to date.
And advertising – guaranteed following the Foxes beat London City this is the icing on the cake for Morgan and for Heskey who took on a coaching position in February.
Heskey month said: “Our match against London City Lionesses (in November) was one of the games that are first went away to also it most likely was not the luckiest of omens going here in those days.
“But it is is great to understand players going from energy to energy and setting up the run that accumulated to us winning the league by beating London City who’re the team that is only defeat us.
“It’s an honour to be asked to come in first as an ambassador and then Jonathan and the staff embracing me to start coaching as well.
“The Manager has got the girls gelling well which we see with the real method they truly are playing.
“We went up against WSL teams (like Birmingham) in glass tournaments and shown that people can take our that is own
“And that’s down to the preparation the manager has put in as well the girls and their ability to perform.”7
Lachante Paul and her team-mates want to win their two remaining Championship games against Lewes and Charlton
Morgan and Heskey joked about not getting on before opening up on the admiration that is mutual boosted the progress of Leicester whom face Liverpool next in the Women’s FA Cup.
And Morgan – whom celebrated their 33rd birthday celebration – states it offers been fascinating to work alongside the liverpool that is former whose name he would shout after scoring goals in games during his childhood.
Morgan said: “Emile has been to two World Cups, two Championships that is european and has arrived in since modest as ever.
“It might have been super easy for you to definitely are offered in and assume control or make use of what they have skilled into the way that is wrong.
“But Emile has not done that in any form and we’re a very coaching that is close-knit.”
Morgan and their Leicester ladies’ group are due to relax and play Liverpool next into the FA Cup
This includes a move that saw the ladies’s group obtained by the King energy owners of these Premier League counterparts.
Morgan added: “The philosophy of this club is family-based and I also believe’s why our change from being semi-pros to professionals that are becoming seamless.
“The people within the club are emotionally invested in the women’s team which is nice.
“I don’t think women that are many who integrate towards the males’s team get that feeling, so we’re extremely fortunate that people do.”
Shannon O’Brien states the Foxes try to win 14 games in the bounce
The midfield ace, 19, made an impact that is instant a brace in her second appearance in a 7-0 trouncing of London Bees.
O’Brien said: “At the beginning of the season I was at Coventry and it was a relegation battle and I didn’t really get a lot of the ball.
“I wasn’t really thinking in a couple of months time you’re going to be lifting the trophy at the end of May. But now I’m here and winning the league.