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News | Poppy Wannell signs for the 'Gas Girls'


Bristol Rovers Women's are delighted to welcome Poppy Wannell to the 'Gas Girls'


Poppy impressed our Coaches during the recent 'Open Trials' and the 16-year-old forward is a welcome addition to the Bristol Rovers setup. Wannell comes to Rovers after a successful four years at Swindon Town's Centre of Excellence and an impressive first-season in senior football at Royal Wotton Bassett. playing the South West Premier Division and scoring nine goals.


Poppy said, "I'm super excited to sign for Bristol Rovers. I wanted to sign for the 'Gas Girls' because of the structure and set up of the club, and how driven the club are to work hard and to go up in the leagues. All of the coaches are fully involved and work with you to develop you as a player. They're fully committed to improving and developing each player personally. The girls have been so welcoming and I’ve loved the bond of the team. All of the coaches are interested in improving and developing each and every player and It’s also been great to be involved with a club that’s doing so much to promote girls' and women's football in the local community. I’m super proud to sign and I'm looking forward to the season ahead!"


Development Team Manager, Will Dixon, said "We're thrilled to have Poppy in the squad. All our of Coaches were impressed with her quality, potential and her application in sessions. We're really excited to see her grow and develop with us."



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