Amy Hyndman signs for Sligo Rovers

Amy Hyndman has signed for Sligo Rovers from fellow Women’s National League side Athlone Town.

The 21-year-old is currently a sports scholar at Letterkenny IT, where she captains the ladies football team.

Previously, the Grange native spent two years playing for Sion Swifts Under 19s after progressing through Benbulben FC’s underage academy.

Hyndman, a left winger, has represented LYIT at the 2018/19 intervarsities, and won the Regional Futsal Finals in 2019/20, qualifying for the national finals.

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She is in her fourth year at Letterkenny IT, where she is studying Early Childhood Health Care and Education.

Hyndman is also an experienced coach locally, having spent the last five years coaching Sligo/Leitrim Gaynor Cup teams at various age levels.

She has previously coached a range of age groups at Ballisodare and at Cliffoney Celtic and has coached on the  FAI Summer Soccer Schools in Sligo.

Hyndman said: “I’m delighted to have signed and be part of the first WNL Sligo Rovers team. It’s great to have this opportunity in our own county.

“The girls and the management have been brilliant so far so I’m really looking forward to the season ahead.”