New Hammarby goalie and other news
Hammarby has signed Swiss international goalkeeper Kathrin Lehmann. She has 31 caps for Switzerland and has played in German top clubs like Turbine Potsdam and Bayern München. "Sweden is the country I always wanted to play soccer in. Hammarby is a well organised club, with big soccer traditions and many young and wild talents", the 27 years old says in her new club's press release. She will join Hammarby when the international transfer window opens July 1.
Lehman is also a merited ice-hockey forward with 140 caps. Last season she won the Swedish championship with the Stockholm side AIK.
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Kif Örebro's defender Keeley Dowling will rejoin her Swedish club. Dowling got called up for the USA national team this winter and has spent the last months in residency camp in California. But she has been hampered by a knee injury and has not been picked for any of the training matches. Her knee now seems to be better and she is supposed to leave for Sweden within short.
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Bälinge's defender Fanta Cooper, who left the club after the 2006 season, has signed for Jersey Sky Blue in the American W-league, joining other ex-Damallsvenskan players like Denise Reddy, Formiga and Erla Arnadottir.
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