Tartan Spartans in Scotland squad call-up for Welsh friendly

Scotland logoScotland National Team Coach Anna Signeul has included Spartans Women’s duo Rachel Harrison and Kerry Montgomery in her squad for Sunday’s friendly international against Wales in Dumfries (1pm KO).

In-form Harrison is one of four goalkeepers in the 25 strong woman squad whilst striker Montgomery receives a call-up for the first time.

Montgomery, who has found the net 10 times in 14 outings this season so far, spoke of her delight at being part of Signeul’s Scotland plans. “I’m delighted and proud to be involved within the International squad.  I have enjoyed the experience of the training camps and look forward to another exciting challenge in the shape of Wales on Sunday.”

Scotland are currently level on points with Sweden, who have a game in hand, at the top of FIFA Women’s World Cup Qualifying Group 4. The group winners qualify directly for the finals in Canada next year, with the four best runners-up from the European qualifying groups going in to the play-offs.

Scotland face Faroe Islands at Fir Park, Motherwell, on Saturday 13th September, and travel to Gothenburg for the final group match against Sweden on Wednesday 17th.