Sky Blue FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today that a transfer has been agreed upon that sends forward Janine Beckie to Manchester City of the FA Women's Super League. Per club and league policy, terms of the transfer and fee were not disclosed.
Beckie was playing in her first season with Sky Blue FC following an offseason trade that involved three NWSL clubs. The Canada international competed in 15 matches over the course of the 2018 campaign, playing a total of 1046 minutes.
Upon her departure, Beckie released the following statement regarding her transfer: Read Statement
Sky Blue FC will return home to Yurcak Field this Saturday, August 11, hosting the Houston Dash for a 7 p.m. kickoff at its Champion Women! Night. When gates open at 6 p.m., a special concert will be held on the concourse by the Grouser Girls, presented by Skye Energy Drink. Tickets for that game are available now online or by calling 888-SBFC-TIX (888-723-2849).