Forward Beth Merrick was one of United's first WSL signings as she joined from Aston Villa. Making her debut at sixteen, Villa RTC Graduate Merrick scored their first super league goal against Watford.
Experienced beyond her years, Beth has played in Italy with Villa. A former England U19 international, Merrick is hard-working and clinical in front of goal - something which she has showcased during pre-season.
Beth is a school teacher after recently graduating university with honours.