Birmingham City have confirmed that Lucy Staniforth and Chloe Arthur are set to leave the club this summer. Both players are out of contract at the end of the month and have decided to move on when they expire.
Staniforth made 43 appearances for the club in all competitions after joining the Midlands side from Sunderland in 2018.
Born in York, Staniforth made her debut for Sunderland when she was just 16-years-old and helped the club to the FA Women’s Premier League North title and 2009 Women’s FA Cup final. She helped Birmingham reach fourth place finish in the Barclays FA WSL in 2018/19.
The England International midfielder played 10 games for the Blues in 2019/20 accumulating 900 minutes as she scored once and claimed three assists. She also made her World Cup debut in England’s 3-0 win over Cameroon in Valenciennes last June.
Scotland International Arthur is also moving on after playing 44 times for Blues in all competitions.
She has also featured for Celtic, Hibernian and Bristol City over her career.
Birmingham City finished 11th in the FA Women’s Super League in 2019/20 as the season was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A Birmingham City statement read “The Club would like to thank Lucy and Chloe for their efforts and we wish them the best of luck in the next stage of their careers”.