Molly Booth joined Exeter City having played for Portsmouth Ladies last season. She has a Master of Science degree from Manchester Metropolitan University, having also studied a BSc degree at the University of Portsmouth. Molly is an assistant educational psychologist and she hopes to complete her doctorate training in the near future. She cites her step dad as her first major influence on football and has been playing since the age of nine. Her favourite position is in the centre of midfield, but she can also play on the left or right of midfield. Molly's football highlight so far is spending a summer in Chicago playing on a tour as well as a 15-game unbeaten run with Pompey last campaign. Her other sporting interests include tennis, squash, swimming and running.
Exeter-born Emily Toogood started playing football when she was eight-years-old. The 16-year-old former Tiverton High School pupil has played for Bishops Lydeard, Wellington, Moors Youth and Twyford Spartans.
She can play in central midfield or at left-back and her favourite player is Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo. Emily's football ambition is to continue improving to become a better player and win trophies. Her other interests include skiing.
Bronwyn was born in Exeter in 1999 and started playing football at the age of 10 after her uncle and sister (who also plays football) influenced her to start. She attended Morchard Bishop CofE Primary school and Chulmleigh Academy. Bronwyn has previously played for Morchard Primary, Chulmleigh school (girls and boys), Tedburn St Marys Boys, Crediton Saints Boys, Devon Girls Academy and Exeter Sports Academy. She is predominantly a right-back but can also play as a left-back and her favourite player is her sister. Bronwyn enjoys playing netball and badminton as well as competing in athletics and cross country. Her ambition is to play football professionally in America.
Dani Skinner has been playing football since the age of five and it adept on the left or right side of defence and in central midfield. Her first team was Feniton, where she played from under-8 to under-10 level before joining the Devon Girls' Centre of Excellence. She moved to the Somerset Girls Centre of Excellence at under-15s, before joining Yeovil Town Ladies the following year. Her favourite player is Jill Scott and her ambition is to get to play in the Women's Super League one day. Dani's footballing highlights so far include getting selected for the girls' centre of excellences and winning the treble at Yeovil Town Ladies. The Honiton-born footballer also enjoys playing hockey, squash and watching most sports on TV.
Seventeen-year-old Lauryn was born in Teignmouth and attended Hazeldown Primary School before joining Teignmouth Community School. She has played for Broadmeadow STFC, Plymouth CofE, Ashburton, Devon CofE and Plymouth Academy. Lauryn’s first major influence to play football was Arsenal’s Kelly Smith and her favourite player is Arsenal defender Alex Scott. Her preferred position is at right-back but she can also play at left-back.
One particular highlight of Lauryn’s career so far was participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden.
Seventeen-year-old Lauryn was born in Teignmouth and attended Hazeldown Primary School before joining Teignmouth Community School. She has played for Broadmeadow STFC, Plymouth CofE, Ashburton, Devon CofE and Plymouth Academy. Lauryn’s first major influence to play football was Arsenal’s Kelly Smith and her favourite player is Arsenal defender Alex Scott. Her preferred position is at right-back but she can also play at left-back. One particular highlight of Lauryn’s career so far was participating in the Gothia Cup in Sweden.
Former Exmouth Community College pupil Manfy Sharpe has been playing football since she was six-years-old having had three older brothers that she wanted to be better than. She has played for Exmouth Amateurs, Exeter Tedburn Rangers, Budleigh and Exeter City Ladies Futsal side. While at Exeter Tedburn Rangers, Manfy helped her side win the treble. She says her favourite player is Paul Scholes and while she likes playing in a central, defensive midfield role, Manfy is comfortable playing in any position on the park.
Forward Millie Pearce can play either up front or on the right side of midfield. She was captain of the Seaton under-16s side that reached the Devon County Cup final in 2016 where she scored the winning goal. She has also played for Lyme Regis and Dorset County under-16s prior to joining Exeter City. Millie says Steph Houghton was her first major influence on football and she would like to emulate her footballing hero by playing for Arsenal and England in the future. Millie's other sporting interests include squash, badminton, hockey, netball, cricket, handball and surfing.