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Legendary City Ladies goalkeeper hangs up her gloves


By Alasdair Fraser

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Kim Jappy played her final game for Inverness City Ladies last Sunday.
Kim Jappy played her final game for Inverness City Ladies last Sunday.

Opponents could never break her and injuries rarely wore her down. Doctors’ orders tended to be given short shrift.

But after an incredible 22 years of dedicated service between the sticks, the love of family life has finally persuaded Inverness City Ladies’ legend Kim Jappy to hang up her trusty gloves.

The women’s team stalwart, who co-founded Moray Ladies in 1995 but moved to Inverness nine years later, fittingly marked her last competitive appearance with a spotless clean sheet in last weekend’s 4-0 battering of Dee Ladies.

She can look back on two League Cup final victories and a promotion with City back in 2006.

In countless matches across the seasons, Jappy only missed two games. She frequently defied injury to turn out for the team and, in all those seasons, she was never booked once.

Read more in today's Inverness Courier.

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