The Division 1 Feminine winter transfer window

Until the 31st of January, the French clubs can make some adjustments to their playing staff. Here is a reminder of the FFF regulations.


Players moving from one D1 club to another one

From this season, a new rule allows players who have played for a Division 1 team to play for another D1 team. Nevertheless, this rule only applies to players under pro contract ” contrat federal” who are loaned to other clubs. Article 22 of the regulations of the D1 and D2 championship.

Players movement until the 31st of January

Players can change club outside of the normal transfer window from the 16th of July 17 to the 31st of January 18. Each season the amateur players, can move a maximum of two times. For the players moving outside of the normal transfer window, the new club must obtain the agreement from the player’s previous club, except in special cases. Article 92 from the general regulations from the FFF.


D1 Feminine club can loan up to four players during one season. D1 and D2 clubs can only sign a maximum of three loaned players in the same season. Loan for players under pro contract are set for one season maxium, the agreement can can be extended. The loan can be organised only if the player is over 18 years old.  Article 1.5 from the Statut Federal de la joueuse.


Transfers already disclosed

Olympique Lyonnais

In : Amandine Henry ( Portland Thorns), Morgan Brian ( Chicago Red Stars)

Out : Mylaine Tarrieu ( FCGB- loan), Claire Lavogez (FC Fleury – loan), Andrea Norheim (Pitea FF ), Kenza Dali  ( Lille OSC – loan)


Montpellier HSC

In : Casey Murphy ( Rutgers University)

Out : Lindsey Thomas ( FC Girondins de Bordeaux – loan), Marine Haupais ( FC Fleury)



Out :  Laura Georges ( FC Bayern), Perle Morroni ( FC Barcelona), Shirley Cruz ( Jiangsu Suning )


FC Girondins de Bordeaux

In : Lindsey Thomas ( Montpellier HSC – loan), Mylaine Tarrieu ( OL -loan), Kathellen Sousa Feitoza (University of Central Florida)


ASJ Soyaux

In : Danielle Tolmais ( US St Malo)

Out : Élodie Nakkach (Dijon ,  Allison Blais (Dijon )


FC Fleury

In : Marine Haupais ( Montpellier HSC), Claire Lavogez ( OL – loan)



In : Laura Condon (University of Northwestern Ohio ), Joanna Viollaz ( Glasgow Rangers)

Out : Lea Massibot, Oceane Closet ( FC Vendenheim)


EA Guingamp

In :  Alison Peniguel (Lamballe FC)

Out : Luce Ndolo Ewele (Grenoble F38)


Olympique De Marseille

In : Sandrine Bretigny


The original article in French can be found here

Published by Sylvain

women's football fan since 1998

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