Scotland Women’s squad named for crucial qualifiers

Kim Little returns to Scotland squad
Kim Little is one of four players returning to the Scotland squad. (PA Images)

Shelley Kerr has named a 27-player squad for Scotland’s two crucial Women’s EURO 2022 qualifying matches against Portugal and Finland.

Jen Beattie, Chloe Arthur and Kim Little return to the squad after not playing for Scotland this year, while Fiona Brown is back after recovering from a serious injury.

Both matches are live on BBC ALBA, with the game in Portugal on 27 November at 7pm, the home fixture with Finland on 1 December at 7.30pm.

Scotland Squad

Goalkeepers – Lee Alexander (Glasgow City), Jenna Fife (Rangers), Shannon Lynn (Vittsjö GIK)

Defenders – Jen Beattie (Arsenal), Rachael Boyle (Hibernian), Rachel Corsie (Birmingham City*), Nicola Docherty (Rangers), Hannah Godfrey (Tottenham Hotspur), Sophie Howard (Leicester City), Emma Mitchell (Reading), Kirsty Smith (Manchester United)

Midfielders – Chloe Arthur (Aston Villa), Leanne Crichton (Glasgow City), Lisa Evans (Arsenal), Lucy Graham (Everton), Sam Kerr (Glasgow City), Kim Little (Arsenal), Christie Murray (Birmingham City), Caroline Weir (Manchester City)

Forwards – Lizzie Arnot (Rangers), Fiona Brown (Rosengard), Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea), Claire Emslie (Everton**), Kirsty Hanson (Manchester United), Zoe Ness (Rangers), Jane Ross (Manchester United), Martha Thomas (West Ham United)

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