DDG is thrilled to confirm that we have completed the deal which see’s Amber Barrett signing to FFC Turbine Potsdam, six-time winners of the Frauen Bundesliga, and two-time winners of Champions League.
Potsdam finished fourth in the Bundesliga 1 last season, missing out on a Champions League place by one place.
Amber will be seen as a huge asset up top supplying additional fire power and goals into the new 2022/23 season.
The Donegal born striker has enjoyed a successful three season’s in the Bundesliga, playing over fifty games with FC Koln (Cologne), where she rejected a new contract last month.
Steve Harrison of DDG ‘I am especially pleased with this move to one of the leading and most innovative women’s football clubs in Europe if not the world. The achievements at Potsdam are second to none in the game, and I believe that this move is the perfect place for Amber to progress on a personal level, and achieve realise an opportunity in the Champions League football in the short-term’
‘We tabled a significant number of interested clubs to Amber… from England, Scotland, Italy, Switzerland as well as a number of German clubs already familiar with her status in the Bundesliga’.
‘We see Turbine Potsdam as the perfect fit, following a terrific three years in the city of Cologne, where Amber was a significant favourite with the Effzeh followers’.
Amber commented on her new deal;
‘It’s an honour to play for this club. I’m really looking forward to the start of the new season, and working with the team and the coaching staff’
‘I am really happy to be here in Potsdam, a great club with a great past’
The new season gets underway 16th September away to SV Werder Bremen, and her home debut against Bundesliga 1 newcomers SV Meppen the following week.
Pre-Season Training began this week in Potsdam, a city on the border of Berlin, Brandenburg.
Amber will also be keen to prepare for the crucial World Cup qualifier at the Tallacht Stadium in Dublin on the 1st September, when the “Girls in Green” face Finland.
A hugely exciting period for the immensely talented Striker.
Steve Harrison ‘I cannot overstate the importance of this move, and the opportunity for Amber to realise her medium term goals and targets’
‘It really is the right club… at the right time… she will fly’