Scotland Women’s Leanne Crichton retires from international football

Scotland's Leanne crichton retires
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Leanne Crichton has retired from international football, the midfielder having chalked up 72 caps for Scotland.

She made her debut in 2006 before going on to represent Scotland at EURO 2017 and the Women’s World Cup in 2019.

Ahead of the upcoming qualifiers against Cyprus and Portugal she recently decided to call time on her international career.

Aged 33, Crichton will now focus on her club football as she aims to retain the SWPL title with Glasgow City.

She told scottishfa.co.uk: “I will be concentrating on my university studies, the media work I’m doing and enjoying my club football when it gets back up in running.”

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Meanwhile, Scotland’s upcoming Euro 2022 Qualifying matches against Portugal and Cyprus will both now be played in Larnaca on 23 February and 27 February respectively, due to travel restrictions between the UK and Cyprus.

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