Melbourne Victory is proud to announce the signing of Alana Murphy. Alana is the first player to graduate from the Club’s Elite Girls Program into the senior W-League squad.
The 15-year-old becomes the fourth W-league signing announced by Victory, ahead of the 2021/22 season.
Murphy, who is a Victory supporter, is delighted to have signed her first contract with the Club.
“I’ve been a Victory fan since I was five or six, so this is a dream come true,” Murphy said.
“I’ll be putting in the hard work to make the Club proud and repay Jeff for the faith he has in me.”
✍️ Alana Murphy becomes the first player to graduate from our Elite Girls Program into the senior squad!
— Melbourne Victory Women (@mvfcwomen) August 11, 2021
Women’s Head Coach Jeff Hopkins is looking forward to working with Murphy, as she continues her development as a midfielder.
“Alana has been with us for a couple of years now, so it is great to get her signature,” he said.
“She is technically great and also an intelligent player.
“She also has a real passion for football and this Club,” Hopkins said.
Hopkins continues to strengthen the squad ahead of the 2021/22 campaign, which is set to commence on November 13.