Glasgow City hoping for Euro boost

Glasgow City host Hibernian in this Sunday’s top of the table clash in the game of the day in the SWPL.

Currently five points ahead of Hibernian, reigning Champions Glasgow City know a win could put them in a very good position as they push for their seventh successive title. Three points would also be the perfect boost before heading to the UEFA Women’s Champions League first round on Tuesday.

A City defeat will throw the title race wide open, but City First Team Assistant Coach Donald Jennow is confident of the quality in his side and with the new summer signings on board and players returning from injury, Jennow feels his team is in the best shape it has been all season.

“Hibs are once again our closest challengers for the title and Sunday's game is crucial for both team's Championship aspirations. A win for us and we put ourselves in a very strong position for what would be our 7th consecutive title. A win for Hibs and the gap narrows to 2 points with both teams still to play again. Our players are well aware of this and I take confidence from the fact that our squad relish the big games. The experience and winning mentality we have at this club has served us well throughout the years but it must be matched by application. We have challenged our players to give more, to work harder and fight for longer. I fully expect Hibs to play with hunger and intensity and it is our job, not just to match it, but to exceed it.

“Our squad is the deepest it has been, certainly in my time and probably in its history. We have added real quality with our summer signings and, without wanting to tempt fate, our injury list is slowly shrinking. Both Rachel (Corsie) and Lauren (McMurchie) are back playing and are adding to the welcome selection headache for Eddie and myself. If you take the field for this Glasgow City team you have to take confidence from the quality around you. The biggest factor in turning that quality into success is the work we all put in. If we continue to push ourselves on with the same work ethic that has brought us this far, I am confident we can push on to even greater success.”

Glasgow City face Hibernian at 2pm this Sunday at Petershill Park, Adamswell Street, Glasgow, G21 4DD. Entry is via a cash gate. Adults £5, Concessions £3 and Kids go FREE.