Signing news: Roar stars return for another season in Brisbane

Westfield Matildas duo Katrina Gorry and Mackenzie Arnold are back in Orange as part of Brisbane Roar’s Westfield W-League 2019/20 Season squad.

Both Gorry and Arnold, who have been Roar stalwarts in recent years, have penned one year deals for Jake Goodship’s squad.

It comes on the same day that fellow Westfield Matildas star Tameka Yallop also confirmed she was returning to her hometown club.

Gorry missed a large chunk of last season with an ankle injury but it looking to make up for lost time heading into the new campaign.

“I’m really happy to be back in Orange for another season,” Gorry, who is part of an exclusive group which has played more than 100 Westfield W-League games, said.

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“This club and this City means a lot me and it’s going to be an exciting season with Jake coming in as Head Coach, as well as a strong squad that I’m sure will have us fighting for silverware once again.”

Arnold, who has played 36 times for Roar, has established herself as one of Australia’s premier shot-stoppers in her three previous seasons at the club.

She is currently playing in America’s National Women’s Soccer League season on loan at Chicago Red Stars, alongside Sam Kerr.

“Brisbane Roar has always been a Club which produces a great number of national team players and it’s great to have members of the Westfield Matildas playing in the Brisbane orange once again,” Goodship said.

“It’s shaping to be an exciting season for our passionate supporters and we’re looking forward to getting the hard work started.”

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