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Droylsden-born forward Danielle Young rejoined City in January 2014 after a brief spell with Blackburn Rovers Ladies.

Young, who joined City in 2006 after a stint at Denton Town, made her competitive debut for the Blues aged just 15.

She went on to become an integral part of the side – notably playing a key role in the Championship title-winning team of 2012.

Following that triumph, Young opted for a move to Blackburn where she made an immediate impact, scoring five goals in 12 appearances for the Rovers.

Notable performances included a 2-2 away draw at Wolves and a Lancashire Cup home tie with Bolton – Young scored twice on both occasions.

The striker is well-known for her fine deliveries and her high stamina. Having been a part of the club for so long and witnessing its ups and downs first-hand, she is now looking forward to coming up against some of the country’s best players in the FA Women’s Super League.

With such a strong connection to the club, plus the desire and the ability, Young will be a vital asset to Nick Cushing’s side.

Latest tweets: @danniiyoung7

  • Craving a puccinis 👌 (1 day ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Love finding old photos... Golfers night #Madrid http://t.co/ciowPeGcte (2 days ago, via Instagram)

  • This girl is hilarious 🙈#ReleaseTheHounds (3 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Never thought I'd say this but iv just sat and watched gogglebox and loved it.. (4 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • MOTD in bed... 👌#SaturdayNights (5 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

Instagram: @mcwfc

  • CHAMPAGNE CHAMPIONS: Fizz in full flow!!
  • CUP WINNERS! Celebrations on the pitch as City Women win the #ContiCup !!
  • FROM THE PRESS BOX: In position as the team walk out... Full twitter commentary to follow!
  • CUP COUNTDOWN: We're counting down to kick off as warm ups come to an end... #mcwfc
  • AYE AYE CAPTAIN: Steph Houghton returns for tonight's game and warms up with Jill Scott
  • HIGH SPIRITS: The team are in a confident mood as they take a walk around Adams Park
  • WE HAVE ARRIVED: Welcome to Wycombe! The flags are out for our #ContiCup final... Come on City!
  • WE'RE COMING FOR YOU: Team talk on the pitch as we look ahead to the #ContiCup final!
  • BACK OUT: The players walk out for the 2nd half! #MCWFC
  • IN FINE FORM: Warm ups continue in the Manchester sunshine #MCWFC
  • FINAL COUNTDOWN: The players warm up ahead of Chelsea... Come on City!
  • THE GLOVES ARE OFF! The team prepare for Sunday with a boxing session - see it tonight on #CityTV
  • The team emerge from the tunnel... Just moments away from kick off #mcwfc
  • 10 minutes til kick off - still time to get to Hyde and support the team! #mcwfc
  • Beautiful sunshine here in Hyde and time for the players to warm up! #mcwfc
  • With 20 minutes to go, its time for Bardsley and Brooks to warm up in goal #mcwfc
  • The team are out warming up ahead of tonights game against Notts County Ladies ! #mcwfc
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  • NO HOLDS BARRED: Chelsea Nightingale teaches the players how to throw and land. #mcwfc
  • ON THE MATS: Paula Radtke and Betsy Hassett go head-to-head. #mcwfc
  • JUDO: The players watch on as Chelsea Nightingale and sister Kay demonstrate. #mcwfc
  • WARM-UP: Nick Cushing watches on as the MCWFC players take part in a pre-match pass-and-move exercise.
  • Counting down to kick off - and the first time we'll see new recruit Kathleen Radtke. Here she is warming up #mcwfc
  • Karen Bardsley takes the hits as #MCWFC warm up for today's game
  • The team are out warming up ahead of tonight's game against Liverpool! #MCWFC
  • COUNTDOWN: Today's the day! Be part of #MCWFC's historic first home game in the @fawsl!
  • COUNTDOWN: Tomorrow is our first home game of the @FAWSL season! #mcwfc
  • COUNTDOWN: Three days to go until our first home game of the @FAWSL season! #mcwfc
  • COUNTDOWN: Four days to go until our first home game of the @FAWSL season! #mcwfc
  • BEGINNING #TOGETHER
  • COUNTDOWN: Five days to go until our first home game of the @FAWSL season! #mcwfc
  • COUNTDOWN: Six days to go until our first home game of the @FAWSL season! #mcwfc

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