Lysianne Proulx signs for Melbourne City

Melbourne City FC is pleased to announce the signing of Canadian goalkeeper, Lysianne Proulx, on a two-year deal. 

The 24-year-old shot-stopper was a member of Canada’s 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup squad and joins City after a stint with Portuguese club S.C.U. Torreense, where she made 17 appearances last season. 

Before breaking into Canada’s senior squad, Proulx was an integral member of Canada’s youth program. She represented the country of her birth at two U-17 FIFA Women’s World Cup tournaments and the 2016 U-20 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Now a member of Head Coach Bev Priestman’s senior squad, Proulx won a silver medal with Canada at the 2022 Concacaf Women’s Championship in Mexico before being selected for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand.   

A-League Women’s Head Coach, Dario Vidosic said: 

“We are pleased to have Lysianne on board, to add more World Cup experience to our squad is a huge boost that will only make us stronger.

“She’s a quality goalkeeper and will bring international experience both on and off the pitch.

“We’re building an exciting squad of individuals and Lysianne has already had a taste of the incredible atmosphere our football fans can bring.” 

Lysianne Proulx said: 

“I experienced the fantastic atmosphere firsthand in Australia for the World Cup, and I can’t wait to get started at Melbourne City. 

“I’ve heard Melbourne City is a great club that’s been a leader in the Women’s game, and I’ve come here to help the team win more silverware.”  

2023/24 Melbourne City ALW Squad (to date): Leah DAVIDSON, Julia GROSSO, Bryleeh HENRY, Caitlin KARIC, Holly MCNAMARA, Rhianna POLLICINA, Lysianne PROULX, Rebekah STOTT, Kaitlyn TORPEY.

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