Claire Emslie: We want to make Scotland proud by reaching Women’s World Cup | Football News


Scotland forward Claire Emslie has said the team are ready to do the nation proud once again by qualifying for the Women’s World Cup.

The Scots face Austria at Hampden Park on Thursday night in the first round of their play-off section as they look to secure a place at next summer’s tournament in Australia and New Zealand.

Victory would set up a tie at home to the Republic of Ireland next week, but Emslie is not thinking that far ahead.

“We’re not really thinking about the logistics of how to qualify as it doesn’t matter unless we win on Thursday,” the Angel City striker told Sky Sports News.

“We know Austria are a good team but we just need to focus on ourselves. If we do our job we should hopefully get it done.”

After the high of reaching the World Cup in 2019, Scotland failed to reach this summer’s European Championships in England.

Emslie insists…

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