Girls International Squad 2019
This is Gail’s second campaign with the Scottish Schools’ FA.
She plays her football for Deveronvale and the North region.
She is an excellent shot stopper who is both brave and commanding.
She is a fan of both David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois.
Gail relaxes by watching the Big Bang Theory as well as listening to music.
She would like to become a mental health nurse when she finishes her schooling.
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Braes High School
Katie plays her club football at Glasgow City and for the Central region.
She is a keen Glasgow Rangers fan who admires the goalkeeping skills of the German International stopper Manuel Neuer.
Katie commands her area and organises the team mates in front of her.
A fantastic shot stopper who enjoys the one v one situation with any striker.
She would like to play football to the highest level possible and possibly play in America
Braidhurst High School
Niamh is a brave and agile shot stopper who plays her football for the Lanarkshire Hibs club and the SFA Central region.
She is a fan of both Manuel Neuer as well as the Scottish Ladies goal keeper, Gemma Fay.
When she is not playing football, she enjoys listening to Ed Sheeran and watching Still Game on the TV.
She would like to play football at the highest level possible but alternatively she would like to become a police officer when she finishes her schooling.
Jessica Broadrick** – Captain
Jess is with the SSFA for a second year. She plays her football for the North region and the Aberdeen Ladies U19 team.
Her athleticism and direct running are qualities that make her a very difficult opponent.
She enjoys getting forward and causing problems to the opposition. Ex-SSFA International player Kim Little is her hero and there is no reason why Jess cannot emulate the astonishing achievements that Kim has achieved.
An Ed Sheeran fan who enjoys watching Match of the Day specially to see her favourites Chelsea.
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George Heriot’s School
Tegan is an athletic and powerful player who plays for the Boroughmuir Thistle club as well as the South East region.
She is a Glasgow Rangers fan and her favourite football player is another ex-SSFA Internationalist Claire Emslie.
Tegan plays many other sports for her school. Jessica Ennis-Hill is her all-time sporting hero and she would like to play football to the highest level possible in the future.
She enjoys watching Match of the Day when she finds that elusive time to relax.
St.Ninian’s HS Kirkintilloch
Abbie plays for the team that she supports namely Glasgow Celtic.
She admires the defensive and attacking qualities of her favourite player Kieran Tierney.
Abbie is solid defender who also enjoys joining her team mates in the oppositions penalty box for set pieces.
She is a footballing central defender who likes to start attacking moves from her defensive role.
Abbie is an Anthony Jossua fan who would like to be a PE teacher when she leaves school.
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Inverkeithing High School
Naimh is a left sided player who is very comfortable on the ball.
She reads the game expertly and starts attacking moves from her defensive berth.
Naimh plays for the Bayside club as well as the East region.
She is a great fan of ex-SSFA captain Caroline Weir and there is no reason why she cannot follow Caroline into playing football at the highest level.
Sports science is also an avenue that interests her when she completes her education.
Carluke High School
Rosie plays for the Rangers U19 team as well as for the South West region.
She excels in the art of defending. She relishes and enjoys the competition with the strikers.
Rosie is a Chelsea fan and her favourite player is ex-SSFA Internationalist Erin Cuthbert.
She would like to play football to the highest level possible and would like to be a PE teacher when she finishes her schooling.
Rosie relaxes playing Fortnite or Fifa as well as listening to Ed Sheeran
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Wallace High School
This direct attacking player is comfortable all along the front line and does so successfully for both the Central region and her club side Glasgow Celtic.
Keira is a pacey winger like her favourite player James Forrest.
An Anthony Joshua fan who enjoys watching A League of Their Own after playing another game of Fortnite.
Keira would like to play football to the highest level possible and study to be a PE teacher when she completes her schooling.
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Boroughmuir High School
Addie represents the South East squad as well as the Boroughmuir Thistle club.
She is a Manchester City fan whose favourite player is Claire Emslie. It is easy to recognise the similarities in both players, in the way that both Addie and Claire run and commit opposition players.
Michael Phelps is her all-time sporting hero.
Addie enjoys listening to Shawn Mendes and watching Friends.
She would like to play football at the highest level possible when she finishes her schooling
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Olivia is an all action midfield player who likes finishing off the moves that she starts just like her own favourite player Paul Scholes.
She enjoys running at players and taking them on in their defensive third.
This Manchester United fan plays for the Glasgow Celtic U19’s team as well as playing for the Central team.
She relaxes by watching TV and listening Billie Eilish amongst others.
Olivia would like to study psychology with criminal psychology being a career that she would like to pursue
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Maria McAneny** – Vice Captain
St. Andrews and St. Brides HS
This is Maria’s second year with the Schools squad and this left sided midfield player has shown the progression that has her now playing at under 19 level for the team that she supports in Glasgow Celtic.
She links up play, delivers telling cross balls and is a major asset at set plays.
A Henrik Larsson fan who enjoys seeing Kieran Tierney marauding down the left flank.
Maria enjoys relaxing to artists such as Ed Sheeran and Beyonce as well as watching shows like Riverdale and Still Game on TV.
She would like to continue her footballing experiences in the USA.
Barrhead High School
Kirsty has returned to participate in her second campaign with the Scottish Schools’ FA.
She plays for the Glasgow Rangers U19 team and is a St Mirren supporter.
Kirsty has been likened to her favourite player, ex-SSFA and full Internationalist Erin Cuthbert. There is no reason why she cannot emulate the achievements of Erin.
Her ambition is to play football at the highest level possible after leaving school.
Kirsty enjoys relaxing to music and is another Ed Sheeran fan.
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Elvie is a stylish and athletic footballer who links the offensive and defensive players very well.
She plays for both Boroughmuir Thistle and the South East regional teams.
She is a Hearts supporter who likes to watch the midfield play of both Caroline Weir and Kevin de Bruyne.
The American gymnast Simone Biles is her all-time sporting hero.
She is a Paulo Nutini fan who would like to become a doctor when she finishes her schooling
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This elegant and hardworking midfield player plays for the team that she supports, namely Glasgow Rangers.
Hannah also represents the South West regional team.
Athletic and brave on the ball she links the midfield and the forwards with both direct running and telling forward passing.
She enjoyed the play of her footballing hero, Eric Cantona when he was at his prime.
Hannah is an Oasis music fan and would like to be a dentist when she finishes her schooling
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London is a powerful and pacey centre forward who plays her football for Cove Rangers Ladies and the North of Scotland region.
She is Manchester United fan but is a fan of Sergio Aguero. Her all-time sporting hero is the Dutch maestro Johan Cruyff.
London is a keen musician in the spare time that she has away from football.
After her schooling she would like to be a Sports Scientist and continue to play football at the highest level possible.
Trinity High School, Renfrew
Aimee is exactly what defenders dread. She is always on the move and looking to punish any mistakes at the back.
A keen eye for goal as well as an excellent foil and link for the midfield players.
Aimee is a Celtic and West region player who supports Glasgow Rangers.
A Messi fan who likes to unwind by listening to music and socialising with friends.
Aimee wants to continue to play football to the highest level possible when she finishes her schooling in the future
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Eilidh Adams** – Vice Captain
George Heriot’s School
Eilidh is another to return to play in the Bob Docherty tournament for the SSFA.
This strong, clever, powerful player applies her trade for the Hibernian U19 team as well as with the South West regional team.
Eilidh is a Marcus Rashford and Erin Cuthbert fan who also names another ex-SSFA International player in Jane Ross as a sporting hero.
This Hibernian supporter would like to play in the English league in the future and has ambitions to represent Scotland at all levels
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St. Columba’s High Dunfermline
Olivia is another of the squad who has returned for another campaign with the SSFA.
This Celtic U19 and Central regional player likes to torment defences with direct running and excellent close control.
Olivia enjoys watching the mesmeric skills of Lionel Messi as well as the goal scoring genius of Henrik Larsson.
She relaxes listening to music and watching Grey’s Anatomy.
Olivia would like to a Modern Studies teacher when she finishes her schooling
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