NJ/NY Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League announced today that Delanie Sheehan is being sent on loan to Paris FC. Sheehan will join the French club in the Division 1 Arkema for the remainder of 2021.
"We are excited for Delanie to have the opportunity to represent Paris FC and to have the experience of playing in France,” said Interim General Manager Yael Averbuch. “We look forward to following her and the team's success closely and continuing to develop relationships like this with clubs abroad."
Sheehan, 22, was selected 33rd overall in the 2021 NWSL Draft. Since joining Gotham FC, she has appeared in five games, starting in two appearances for a total of 236 minutes. She notched her first assist as a professional against Racing Louisville FC on August 15. While playing for UCLA from 2017-2021, she recorded 15 goals and 18 assists in 86 total appearances.
Gotham FC wishes Sheehan continued success with Paris FC and looks forward to her return in advance of the 2022 NWSL season.
About NJ/NY Gotham FC:
Originally named Sky Blue FC, the Club underwent a major rebrand in April 2021 and officially changed its name to NJ/NY Gotham FC. Representing New Jersey and New York, the Club plays its National Women’s Soccer League home matches at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. The Club has been part of the NWSL since the league launched in 2013. Founded in 2007, Gotham FC originally debuted as Jersey Sky Blue in the W-League of United Soccer Leagues. The Club won its first trophy as Sky Blue FC in 2009 after winning the inaugural Women’s Professional Soccer championship. Most recently, Gotham FC played in the 2021 Challenge Cup Final against the Portland Thorns, the Club’s first ever championship appearance in NWSL competition.
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