Trail­blazer Reilly picks up univer­sity hon­our

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SCOT­LAND’S only World Cup-win­ning foot­baller has been hon­oured by Glas­gow Cale­do­nian Univer­sity.

Rose Reilly picked up her Honorary De­gree at a grad­u­a­tion cer­e­mony yes­ter­day, in recog­ni­tion of her out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion to women’s foot­ball.

She cap­tained Italy to vic­tory in 1984 after be­ing banned from rep­re­sent­ing Scot­land after speaking out against the dis­par­ity be­tween the men and women’s games.

Pic­ture: Colin Mearns

Rose Reilly pick­ing up her award yes­ter­day and, above left, at a younger age

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