Cork girls set to boost Glasgow City in cup final

Cork girls Clare Shine and Denise O’Sullivan are set to lead the attack for Glasgow City tomorrow as their all-conquering side contest the Scottish Cup final against Hibernian.

Cork girls set to boost Glasgow City in cup final

Shine followed her fellow Leesider from Ireland to the Scottish champions this year and hasn’t stopped scoring. The 20-year-old bagged five against Rangers in last week’s concluding league fixture which City won 10-0.

Hibs pushed Glasgow hardest this season but Scott Booth’s side will be roaring favourites to secure a five-in-a-row of cups having won the title by six points.

O’Sullivan, voted Scottish Player of the Month in September, joined City in 2003 and helped them reach the quarter-final of last season’s Uefa Champions League where they were beaten by French giants Paris St-Germain.

Both players were part of Ireland’s squad which beat Portugal away in last month’s second Euro 2017 qualifier. Tomorrow’s final takes place at Ainslie Park, Edinburgh, kicking off at 2pm.

More in this section


Latest news from the world of sport, along with the best in opinion from our outstanding team of sports writers

Sign up

Select your favourite newsletters and get the best of Irish Examiner delivered to your inbox

Execution Time: 0.243 s