Albion sign striker Carter

England international joins from Reading

By Bruce Talbot • 15 July 2021

By Paul Hazlewood
Danielle Carter has joined Albion on a two-year contract.

Brighton and Hove Albion are delighted to confirm the signing of striker Danielle Carter from Reading for an undisclosed fee.

The 28-year-old has joined the club on a two-year contract.

Danielle has represented England at every age group from under-17s to senior, winning four full caps and scoring six goals.

The Londoner, who can operate anywhere across the front line, won the FA Cup three times during her time with Arsenal, and scored the winning goal in the 2016 final against Chelsea.

She was also part of the Gunners’ title-winning squad in 2011 and has played in the Champions League.

By Paul Hazlewood
Striker Danielle Carter has joined Albion from Reading.

She joined Reading last season and made 25 league and cup appearances, scoring four goals.

Head coach Hope Powell said, “Danielle is a player I have known and admired for a long time, and I’m really pleased she is joining us for the next stage of our journey in the WSL.

"This is the first time we have paid a transfer fee for a player which reflects the club’s ambition and our desire to bring in quality additions to the squad.

By Paul Hazlewood
Danielle Carter hopes her move can re-ignite her England career.

“She’s got bags of experience at the highest level, and I know she will relish the challenge of helping us improve on the progress we made last season.

“Adding to our options in attack was something we were keen to do in this transfer window and Danielle will definitely help us with that. I’m looking forward to working with her and wish her all the best with us.”