Perth stars named in Scot­land squad

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Perth foot­ballers have been named in Scot­land Women’s lat­est squad as prepa­ra­tions for the sum­mer’s World Cup step up a level.

Lisa Evans and Lana Clel­land were both se­lected by man­ager Shel­ley Kerr for two friendly fix­tures which take place this month.

The Scots will face Nor­way on Thursday, Jan­uary 17 be­fore com­ing up against Ice­land on Tuesday, Jan­uary 21.

Both matches will be played at the La Manga Club in Spain.

Evans re­cently penned a new bumper deal with Ar­se­nal while Clel­land con­tin­ues to impress for Fiorentina.

Boss Kerr said:“This is the start of an ex­cit­ing year for the squad and these are two great games to set us up for 2019.

“Nor­way are a bril­liant side and we saw how good a side they were last year so we’re ex­cited to face them once again.

“Ice­land are also high qual­ity op­po­si­tion and they will pro­vide a dif­fer­ent chal­lenge to Nor­way.

“The squad has a few changes in it due to in­juries and I’ll be look­ing for­ward to see­ing how the new play­ers in the squad shape up.

“Com­pe­ti­tion is fierce in the squad and the more we can add to that com­pe­ti­tion the bet­ter.”

Shel­ley Kerr has picked Evans and Clel­land for the up­com­ing friendlies

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