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Millwall Lionesses appoint Director of Football

12 July 2018

The Chair of Millwall Lionesses, Diane Culligan, is delighted to announce the appointment of Pedro Martinez Losa as Director of Football at the Club.

Martinez Losa is a highly experienced Sports Professional who has established an exceptional record of achievement over the course of his 20+ year career in elite and professional men’s and women’s football across Spain, the USA and the UK. He has been involved in various successful sports and educational organisations such as Niagara University, Escuelas Pias de San Fernando School, Atletico de Madrid FC, Rayo Vallecano CF and Western New York Flash.

Managing at the likes of such and most recently Arsenal WFC for the past three years, he has proven himself to be an invaluable resource for each organisation. Not only did he build high-performance winning teams and develop athletes and organisations at the highest level, but Pedro also contributed significantly to introducing innovative resources and raising club standards both on and off the pitch. His diverse background has allowed him to build a broad skill set, exceptional knowledge and an expansive contact network spanning all levels of the sport.

The Lionesses Board was enormously impressed by Pedro's experience and achievements in women’s football and by his commitments to the visions of the Millwall family,” commented Culligan. “This is the beginning of an exciting and ambitious long-term project for The Lionesses. Our aim is to return Millwall Lionesses to the top flight of women’s football. Pedro will join the club as a new Director of Football and will be responsible of the vision and strategic plan for the future.”

The new boss added: “I have been really impressed and motivated with the new Board of Directors of The Lionesses and their ambitious plans for the future - I can’t wait to start working for the club. In spite of the difficulties from last season, the club has a clear strategy for the future and I am really honoured to be a part of this project.

Millwall Lionesses presents a unique opportunity for girls, women and coaches to develop. We want to offer an inclusive project for all, to encourage and inspire girls and women for life. The Lionesses' aim is to become the best club in London for the provision of Sport and Education opportunities for girls and women. We aim to develop young players to give them the opportunity to play for the first team. It is important that The Lionesses connect with the unique fan base and London community that is the Millwall family."

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