New Liverpool Ladies boss Matt Beard has bolstered his squad by signing midfielder Amanda Da Costa. Da Costa, a United States Under-23 international, spent last season playing for Boston Breakers.

"I am thrilled to be joining a club with such a unique culture and history," she told the club website.

Beard added: "Amanda is a great signing for us. She is an energetic central midfielder, has great feet and will be a great asset."

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