Midfielder Shannon McGregor will leave Hibs Women after seven years with the club.

The 24-year-old is set to depart when her contract expires at the end of June having made 125 appearances in green and white. Hibs held several rounds of talks over extending McGregor's stay further, but she feels the time is right to seek a new challenge.

A former Scotland youth international, she was part of the League Cup and Scottish Cup-winning side of 2018, adding a second League Cup medal the following season. McGregor required surgery on a knee injury sustained in January 2023, and spent six months on the sidelines.

She describes the decision to move on from Hibs as an agonising one.

“Leaving Hibernian is one of the toughest decisions I’ve had to make," said McGregor. "This club has been my home for the past seven years, and I am incredibly grateful for all the support I’ve received from the fans, my teammates, and the staff. 

“I have grown immensely as a player and as a person, and I will always cherish the memories we’ve made together. Thank you for everything.”

Manager Grant Scott admitted his sadness at losing a player of McGregor's quality and importance, but paid tribute to her as a 'top professional'.

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“Shannon is a player that I have thoroughly enjoyed working with over my two spells at the Club, a top professional both on and off the park," he said.

“We have been in dialogue with Shannon since the turn of the year about extending her terms but following multiple conversations, Shannon feels that now is the right time for her to explore a new challenge. 

“While we are sad to see her go, we are proud of her efforts and all she has achieved during her time at Hibernian.”