Former Galway ladies footballer, Niamh Fahey, has been named as Liverpool vice-captain.


The Ireland international is the sister of 2001 All-Ireland winning Galway captain, Gary Fahey.


Fahey, who signed for the Reds last year, previously enjoyed stints with Arsenal and Chelsea.


She made 17 starts for Liverpool in her first season and capped off the campaign by picking up the club's Professional Footballers Association's Community Champion Award.


She played as both a defensive midfielder and centre-back during her first season with the Reds.


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