Banner image

Rood becomes a Vixen

Bristol City Women FC can confirm the signing of Katie Rood for the upcoming 2018/2019 Women’s Super League season. 

Rood joins the Vixens from Italian Serie A side, Juventus Women FC where she helped them claim the Serie A title in their first season in the league.  

Not only has the striker been a part of a title winning campaign, she has also experienced international football having played for New Zealand at both under 20 and senior level.

"Roody is a player who we feel will add a lot to our squad in terms of her experience at both club and international level.

"The style of football we're looking to play really suits her attributes and we are excited to have her on-board.", said manager Tanya Oxtoby. 

Katie Rood joins the Vixens from Juventus Women FC (via JMPUK).

The Kiwi striker is looking forward to the new challenges that come with the English game.

“The women’s super league is an exciting league to come in to and I feel as though I’m at a great club.

“There is a great sense of ambition here at Bristol and a strong long-term plan put in place by Tanya. 

“Being a professional footballer you get very lucky to experience different countries and each country possesses a different style of play so I’m looking forward to adapting to the challenges that come with the English game.”, said Rood. 


Latest News

‘We were too passive’ - Pearson

‘We were too passive’ - Pearson

Posted: Saturday, March 6th 2021

‘Shocked and unexpected’ – Sam Pearson reacts to impressive debut

‘Shocked and unexpected’ – Sam Pearson reacts to impressive debut

Posted: Saturday, March 6th 2021

Report: Bristol City 0-2 QPR

Report: Bristol City 0-2 QPR

Posted: Saturday, March 6th 2021

Matthews set for spell on the sideline

Matthews set for spell on the sideline

Posted: Saturday, March 6th 2021

Also from Bristol Sport

'Golden' five points - Lam
Rugby icon

'Golden' five points - Lam

Pat Lam described the five points gained at Sixways as ‘golden’ after the Bears, inspired by Siva Naulago’s hat-trick, left it late to snatch a bonus-point victory over Worcester.

Posted: Sunday, March 7th 2021 • Rugby

Report: Worcester Warriors 23-24 Bristol Bears
Rugby icon

Report: Worcester Warriors 23-24 Bristol Bears

A blistering hat-trick from Siva Naulago fired the Bears to a ninth Gallagher Premiership win of the season at Sixways.

Posted: Saturday, March 6th 2021 • Rugby

Video: Lam pleased with dogged bonus point win
Rugby icon

Video: Lam pleased with dogged bonus point win

Pat Lam praised the character of his team as Bristol Bears came from behind to secure a bonus point victory on the road.

Posted: Saturday, March 6th 2021 • Rugby

Video: Uren praises maturity in away victory
Rugby icon

Video: Uren praises maturity in away victory

Andy Uren praised the maturity of the group as Bristol came from behind to secure a bonus point win over Worcester Warriors.

Posted: Saturday, March 6th 2021 • Rugby

Gallery: Worcester Warriors 23-24 Bristol Bears
Rugby icon

Gallery: Worcester Warriors 23-24 Bristol Bears

Bristol Bears came from behind to record a bonus point victory over Worcester Warriors in a tense battle on Saturday evening.

Posted: Saturday, March 6th 2021 • Rugby