Stephanie Roche joins winning team as she signs for Independent.ie
The ink on her two-year contract with Houston Dash has yet to dry but Stephanie Roche has penned her second big deal of the year as she joins Independent.ie.
The Puskas Goal of the Year runner up has teamed up with Ireland’s biggest news website and will be bringing you all the latest from the world of sport, style and fashion.
Roche has become a prominent public figure since she attended the glitzy Ballon d’Or awards ceremony, where she finished second to James Rodriguez in the Puskas Award by just 9pc of the vote.
The 25-year-old will jet off to Texas early in March to begin her career with Houston Dash in the top league in America and you can keep up to date with her progress right here on Independent.ie as she brings you exclusive columns, interviews and access all areas content.
“We are delighted to have Stephanie on board. She really represented herself with dignity and class while she was in the world spotlight recently," said Independent.ie Sports Editor Ger Keville.
"Her sporting knowledge, coupled with her out-going personality, will offer readers of Independent.ie a colourful and unique insight in to the life a professional sportsperson.
“Stephanie has plenty of her own ideas and has been very proactive in coming up with a plan that will see her work across sport, style and fashion on Independent.ie.”
As part of her new signing with Independent.ie she will also be sharing her tips, tricks and two cents on all things style and celebrity.
“Stephanie has shown that she can be both a world renowned footballer and a serious style star,” said Independent.ie Style Editor Caitlin McBride.
“We’re looking forward to adding Stephanie’s perspectives on subjects across Style on Independent.ie, including fashion, beauty, celebrity and red carpet action.”