Manchester United centre-back Mille Turner made her 100th appearance for the club last month and to celebrate manager Marc Skinner handed the player a framed shirt to mark the milestone.
The defender is the third player to become a centurion in recent weeks, with captain Katie Zelem and Ella Toone having also reached three figures in the 2-1 win over Tottenham in early February.
Turner actually started out in United’s academy before moving on to make her senior debut at Everton. After a season with Bristol City, she returned to Old Trafford in 2018, before establishing herself as a regular starter over the past four and half seasons.
Paying tribute to Turner’s contribution to the team, Marc Skinner praised the defender’s unflappable and positive personality which has her made a very popular figure in the dressing room:
“She is a literal constant, her mood never goes too high but it never goes too low either. She’s a connecting person, she connects others, and she connects people to people. If you ever have a bad day just look at Millie. She’s always got a beautiful smile on her face and always has good, high energy.”
“I mean this in the most positive way, she’s a really simple person and she values life, values fun, values good conversation. Just a great person to have in our environment and obviously a player who has achieved 101 caps now for her club.”
After winning 5-0 against Durham in the Women’s FA Cup last weekend, the attention switches back to the WSL this weekend, with United taking on Leicester this Sunday.