Capital duo in Scotland squad for double Dutch test

Scotland head coach Anna Signeul
Scotland head coach Anna Signeul
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Two Edinburgh-based players have been named in the Scotland Women’s squad for the 2015 World Cup qualification play-off against the Netherlands next week.

Uncapped duo Lizzie Arnot of Hibernian Ladies and Rachel Harrison of Spartans Ladies have been picked by manager Anna Signeul for the two- legged clash with the Dutch, the first of which takes place at Tynecastle on Saturday, October 25, kick-off 5.30pm.

The return clash takes place on Thursday, October 30 in Rotterdam, kick off 5.30pm.

“Lizzie is a hard-working player who lives for football and is incredibly dedicated,” Signeul said of Arnot. “She has a chance to come off the bench and play in these games.”

The manager also handed a recall to speedy striker Lisa Evans, who has scored ten goals in 38 games for her country and had been suffering from shin splints. “Lisa is always a threat going forward,” Signeul said. “She brings pace to the team.”

Scotland squad: Arnot (Hibernian), Beattie (Montpellier HSC), Brown (Bristol Academy), Corsie (Notts County), Crichton (Glasgow City), Dieke (Vittsjo GIK), Docherty (Glasgow City), Evans (FFC Turbine Potsdam), Fay (Celtic), Harrison (Spartans), Lauder (Vittsjo GIK), Little (Seattle Reign), Love (Glasgow City), Lynn (Vittsjo GIK), McSorley (Glasgow City), Mitchell (Arsenal), Murray (Arsenal), Ross (Vittsjo GIK), Sneddon (Rangers), Weir (Arsenal)