Melbourne Victory is pleased to announce the re-signing of midfielder Alana Murphy for the 2023/24 Liberty A-League season.
The 18-year-old returns for her third season with the senior A-League Women’s side, first signing in 2021 as the Club’s first graduate from Melbourne Victory’s Elite Girls Program.
Murphy has made 31 appearances over her two seasons at Victory, being involved in the Club’s 2021/22 Championship run and made 18 appearances during the 2022/23 season which saw her play a major role in the side’s finals push.
Melbourne Victory Director of Football, John Didulica said Murphy has continued to impress during her time at Victory.
“We’re proud to have our first Elite Girls Program graduate move into her third season with the A-League Women’s squad,” Didulica said.
“Each season, she has continued to develop and progress as a footballer and has become a vital cog in the team’s midfield.
“We’re looking forward to seeing one of the country’s best midfield prospects continue to progress and help our squad achieve the ultimate success this season.”
Murphy was also glad to be returning to the squad for the upcoming season.
“I’m thrilled to be able to put on the Victory shirt and represent the Club once again this season,” Murphy said.
“Victory is home to me and the last couple of seasons working with Jeff and the whole squad has given me the drive to continue to improve and succeed with this team.”
Murphy joins Kayla Morrison and Lia Privitelli as the Club’s latest re-signings as well as the new signings of Rachel Lowe and Emma Checker ahead of the 2023/24 Liberty A-League season.