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SWNT squad announced for Cyprus Cup

Tuesday, 14 February 2017


Anna Signeul has named her squad for the 2017 Cyprus Cup as Scotland ramp up their preparations for UEFA Euro 2017.

The Scots have played in the tournament in nine out of the last 10 years, finishing fourth on two occasions in 2011 and 2014.

Scotland will play against New Zealand, Korea Republic and Austria in Group B, with their final placing determining who they play on the final day.

 

The group of players is similar to the one that was selected for two matches against Denmark in Cyprus last month where Scotland drew on both occasions.

 

Joelle Murray was forced to pull out of those two matches but the Hibernian captain is named this time around.

 

Gemma Fay picked up an injury in the first Denmark game and is not included in the squad while she fights back to full fitness.

 

24-year-old uncapped goalkeeper Lee Alexander is included fresh from returning to Glasgow City from Swedish side Mallbackens.

 

Jane Ross notched in the first game against Denmark, taking her goal tally to 47 from 98 caps.

 

Arsenal left-back Emma Mitchell is also approaching the half-century landmark.

Scotland Women's A squad

 

Goalkeepers

Shannon Lynn (Vittsjo GIK) 19 caps
Lee Alexander (Glasgow City) 0 caps

Defenders

Jennifer Beattie (Manchester City) 104 caps
Frankie Brown (Bristol City) 79 caps
Rachel Corsie (Seattle Reign) 87 caps
Ifeoma Dieke (Vittsjo GIK) 114 caps
Emma Mitchell (Arsenal) 49 caps
Joelle Murray (Hibernian) 38 caps

Midfielders

Leanne Crichton (Notts County) 44 caps
Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea) 4 caps
Lisa Evans (FC Bayern München) 53 caps
Hayley Lauder (Glasgow City) 80 caps
Kim Little (Arsenal) 119 caps
Joanne Love (Glasgow City) 173 caps
Christie Murray (Doncaster Rovers Belles) 42 caps
Leanne Ross (Glasgow City) 126 caps
Caroline Weir (Liverpool) 31 caps

Forwards    

Lizzie Arnot (Hibernian) 8 caps
Fiona Brown (Eskilstuna United) 11 caps
Lana Clelland (UPC Tavagnacco) 12 caps
Jane Ross (Manchester City) 98 caps

 

 

 

Cyprus Cup 2017 fixture schedule

 

Scotland v New Zealand, Group B
Wednesday 1 March 2017, kick-off 2.30pm (12.30pm UK time)

 

Scotland v Korea Republic, Group B
Friday 3 March 2017, kick-off 5.30pm (3.30pm UK time)

 

Scotland v Austria, Group B
Monday 6 March 2017, kick-off 5.30pm (3.30pm UK time)

 

Placing match
Wednesday 8 March 2017, kick-off TBC


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