Girls International Squad 2022

Goalkeepers

Erin Halliday
Coatbridge High School

Erin plays her football for the Gartcairn Football Academy as well as the SFA Central Region squad. This shot-stopper is a Celtic fan whose sporting hero is ex-SSFA International and full Scottish Internationalist player Erin Cuthbert.

Erin would like to play at the highest level possible when she leaves school.

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Emma Thomson
Strathaven Academy

Emma plays for Hamilton Accies FC and represents the South West SFA Region team. Her heroes include the Glasgow City and ex-SSFA goalkeeper Lee Alexander as well as the USA shot stopper Hope Solo.

She relaxes by going to the gym and playing xbox and would like to be a professional footballer when she finishes her schooling.

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Defenders

Lily Boyce
Stonelaw High School

Although Lily is the youngest in the squad this year, she continues to show a maturity both on and off of the pitch beyond her years. This young player plays for the team that she supports namely Rangers FC. Lily also plays for the SFA South West Region squad.

Her footballing hero is a perfect role model for the way she plays her own game, Thiago Silva.

Lily enjoys relaxing with friends when not training or playing football.

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Mia Scott
Williamwood High School

This attacking full back plays for Glasgow City and also plays for the SFA West Region squad. She is a fan of the Liverpool full back Andy Robertson and also supports ‘The Reds’

She would like to play football at the highest level possible when she finishes school.

Mia relaxes by watching TV with Brooklyn 99 a particular favourite as well as listening to the music of Shawn Mendes.

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Kate Fraser – Captain
Strathaven Academy

Kate is another Hamilton Accies player. She also represents the SFA South West Region. She relishes defending like her favourite footballer Nemanja Vidic.

She supports the Scottish National Teams and would like to represent her country at as many different levels as she possibly can.

Kate enjoys watching ‘Friends’ and relaxes away from the football pitch by playing the guitar as well as the more active activities of climbing and skiing.

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Olivia McStay
Holy Cross High School

Olivia plays her football for both Celtic and the SFA South West Region. She is a Celtic and Liverpool fan and an admirer of the centre back who played for both clubs, Virgil Van Dijk.

Her favourite TV show is Brooklyn 99 and she enjoys listening to Ariana Grande.

Olivia would like to play football at the highest level possible and also study to be a microbiologist when she completes her schooling.

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Millie Paton
Clydeview Academy

Millie is a Rangers player who also plays for the SFA West Region. This attack minded fullback is a Messi fan who also admires the achievements of Jessica Ennis-Hill.

She would like to become a PE teacher but also has the wonderful ambition of setting up football academies in under developed countries.

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Gigi Bradford
Boroughmuir High School

Gigi plays her football for the Boroughmuir Thistle club. A Hibernian fan who also plays for the SFA South East Regional squad.

She appreciates and enjoys the work and skills of ‘Super’ John McGinn.

Gigi would like be a professional footballer when she finishes her schooling.

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Midfielders

Lucy Barclay
Lenzie Academy

This attacking midfield player plays for the team she supports in Celtic.

She enjoys watching the skills of Sam Kerr and will hopefully meet her all time sporting hero Rose Reilly later this year when Rose is a guest for our invitational game against the ‘auld enemy’ England.

Lucy would like to play at the highest level possible when she finishes school.

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Sophie Black
Mearns Castle High School

Sophie plays her football for the team that she supports, Glasgow City. She also plays for the SFA West Region squad.

This attacking midfield player is a Jo Love fan but also loves the dynamic style of ex-SSFA and Chelsea player Erin Cuthbert.

She would like to go into coaching as well as playing football at the highest level possible.

Sophie enjoys spending the limited time that she has away from football with friends

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Olivia Chomczuk
Braes High School

Olivia plays her football at Hearts FC as well as representing the Central SFA Region squad. This midfield player is a supporter of Barcelona and loves to watch the skills of Messi.

She would love to continue her footballing education in America while studying.

Olivia enjoys relaxing to music when she is away from the football pitch.

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Holly Daniel
Alford Academy

This attacking midfield player plays her football for both Aberdeen and the North SFA Regional Squad.

She is an Aberdeen and Manchester United fan who loves watching ex-SSFA Internationalist Claire Emslie.

Holly enjoys spending time with friends and family. She would love to work in sport when she leaves school and play football to the highest level she can.

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Mia McArthur
Bannockburn High School

Mia plays her football for the team that she supports, namely Rangers. She also represents the Central SFA Regional squad.

This versatile footballer loves to watch the power and skills of Roanldo.

She enjoys relaxing with friends off of the pitch and would love to be a professional footballer when she completes her schooling.

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Sophie Timlin
Wallace High School

This central midfield player plays for Celtic and the Central SFA Regional. She is an admirer of the ex-SSFA and Manchester City player Caroline Weir.

She would love to play football professionally when she completes her education.

Sophie plays many other sports as well as playing the piano when she has time away from football.

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Forwards

Laura Berry
Douglas Academy

Laura plays for the team that she supports, namely Rangers FC. This striker enjoys nothing more than scoring goals. She is a Ronaldo fan who also admires the power and skills demonstrated by Andy Murray.

She relaxes when she is not on the football pitch by watching TV and listening to music with Drake being a particular favourite.

Laura would like to play professional football when she completes her education.

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Freya Brien
Broughton High School

This Hearts player is another Caroline Weir fan and again Freya will be looking forward to meeting and talking to Rose Reilly later in the year.

She enjoys watching TV when she is not on the football pitch and also relaxes in the kitchen where she also enjoys cooking.

Freya would love to be a professional footballer after she finishes her education.

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Isabella Conreno
St. Margaret’s High School

Isabella plays her football with both Celtic and the SFA Central Regional squad. Although she is a Manchester City fan Isabella loves to watch the skills of Cristiano Ronaldo.

She enjoys watching Friends on TV and listening to all types of music.

Isabella would like to play football at the highest level possible when she finishes her schooling.

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Sophia Martin *
Cathkin High School
Sophia is the only player who has been able to return to the SSFA squad due to the pandemic and the ‘lost year’ of football last year.

This Glasgow City striker is a fan of Kylian Mbappe and a supporter of Rangers FC. She names Andy Murray as her favourite sporting hero and she would like to have a career in football when she finishes school.

Sophia enjoys spending quality time with her siblings in the limited time she has away from the football pitch.

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