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Travelling Squad Augmented

22 Feb 2013 18:16:08

Travelling Squad Augmented

Scotland lost both games in the USA this month so will be hoping to do better next month

Scotland's women head of to the annual Cyprus Women's Cup next month and national coach Anna Signeul has announced the 19 players who will make up her squad. Rangers midfielder Megan Sneddon has been added to the players who make up the squad who were involved in the double-header against the USA in a earlier this month.  Defenders Rachel Corsie and Ifeoma Dieke both remain unavailable for selection for the sixth event in Cyprus due to long-term knee injuries. The Cyprus Women's Cup, organised by Scotland, England and The Netherlands in partnership with Cyprus Tourism Organisation and Erinor Tours, has established itself as an important event in the football calendar. Initiated in 2008 with six teams, it has now doubled in size to include 12 teams in three groups. UEFA also use the tournament to provide training and development for female referees.Scotland are in the same group as England, Italy and New Zealand at this year's tournament, which runs from 6-13 March in Nicosia, Larnaca and Paralimni. The game against the Auld Enemy on 8 March will be the first time the two sides have met since Kim Little marked her 50th cap with a goal in a 2-0 win at the 2011 tournament. 

Scotland squad:GoalkeepersGemma Fay - CelticShannon Lynn - HibsDefendersJennifer Beattie - ArsenalFrankie Brown - HibsRhonda Jones - CelticEilish McSorley - Glasgow CityRachael Small - Forfar FarmingtonMidfieldLeanne Crichton - Glasgow CityHayley Lauder - Mallbackens IFKim Little - ArsenalJoanne Love - Glasgow CityJoelle Murray - HibsLeanne Ross - Glasgow CityMegan Sneddon - RangersForwardsLisa Evans - FFC Turbine Potsdam 71Suzanne Grant - Keynsham TownSuzanne Malone - Glasgow CityEmma Mitchell - SGS Essen 19/68Jane Ross - Vittsjo GIK 

Fixtures (all kick-offs local time): New Zealand v ScotlandWednesday 6 March, kick-off 2.30 pmGSP, NicosiaScotland v EnglandFriday 8 March, kick-off 5.30 pmGSZ, LarnacaItaly v ScotlandMonday 11 MarchGSZ, Larnaca, kick-off 2.30 pmFinal placing gameWednesday 13 March (kick-off TBC)

Source: ScottishFitba


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