England youth international signs new contract at Sunderland plus Rotherham United manager latest

Sunderland’s Libbi McInnes has signed a new deal at the club under head coach Mel Reay, it has been announced.

Having been at the club since she was eight, the England youth player has signed terms for the first time on Wearside following after her 18th birthday last month.

“I’m buzzing to get a contract here,” McInnes told safc.com. “I’ve been here for about 10 years now, so it just feels class.

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“I feel like I’ve been dedicated and worked hard so far to come through, so the contract feels like a big reward. I’m excited to keep working hard – this is just the start – and it’s been my aim for a long time.”

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“Breaking into the senior side and being around SAFC Women in the past couple of years I feel has really developed me as a player.

“I got minutes in quite a few games last season, and the aim now is to keep building my game time, to try and break into the starting line-up, and to keep developing.”

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Rotherham United manager latest

According to reports, Rotherham United are set to be dealt a blow in their bid to appoint Cambridge United head coach Mark Bonner

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That’s after Paul Warne left the club to manage Derby County in League One after six years and three promotions with the Millers.

However, reports state that Bonner, 36, could potentially remain at the Abbey Stadium as opposed to making the switch to South Yorkshire.

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Rotherham have 14 points from their opening 10 matches in the Championship.