We are delighted to announce that Jodie Taylor has returned to our club in the new role of Football Services Executive.
Jodie brought the curtain down on her playing career in September 2023, having spent the final three months of the 2023/24 season with us here at Arsenal. It was Jodie’s second stint with us after a two-year spell across 2016 and 2017.
Across a 21-year career, Jodie played for several clubs across Europe, the USA and Australia and became the UEFA Women’s Champions League winner with Lyon as well as winning the Golden Boot for England at the 2017 UEFA European Women’s Championship.
In the new role of Football Services Executive, Jodie will work closely with our Head Coach Jonas Eidevall, our Director of Women’s Football Clare Wheatley and our first-team playing squad and technical staff to support the continued growth of Arsenal Women.
“I’m really excited to be returning to Arsenal and taking on this new role,” said Jodie. “I’m looking forward to working with Jonas, Clare and the football leadership team across the club, as well as providing a link between the players and staff.
"I love how well-respected and supported our women’s team is and I’m excited to continue to drive the high-performance culture within the club.”
Director of Women’s Football Clare Wheatley said: “We’re so pleased to welcome Jodie back to the club as our new Football Services Executive. In this new position, Jodie will help to support our continued growth and development by working closely with myself, Jonas and the wider first-team playing and technical group.
"As a former Arsenal player and somebody with such wide experience across the women’s game, we believe Jodie is a wonderful fit to step into this role and help us achieve our goals.”
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