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An important game for us...
 Women's Football News 11 Feb 2011
 
An important game for us... - 11 Feb 2011 - Women's Football NewsAfter a very eventful 2010, it will be good to get the new year off and running this Sunday when we play our first match, a friendly at home to Scotland.
 
This gives us a rare opportunity to play a match against another British side and, strange as it may seem, Scotland are new opponents to me as I have never played against them at any level. But they should be really good opponents for us to play against - when you take on European teams you know what you are going to be facing but with British teams, you don't know what you are up against.
 
Even though it is February, the match has something of a 'pre-season' feel about it because most of our team, and all of Scotland's, will not have started their season yet. Both teams will be in the same boat but that doesn't mean it won't be an important game - far from it.
 
We shall be going to the Algarve Cup in March and this match will be a big one for us as we prepare for that competition. We have a lot of enthusiasm and excitement for this game and beyond, as our ultimate aim is to be ready for the Euro 2013 qualifiers when they begin in September. We are quietly confident about where we are going and the way we are progressing right now.
 
We shall be without our captain Jayne Ludlow on Sunday as she is unavailable and she will be a big miss for us, especially after getting her back for our last match against Bulgaria. But we have played without her in a lot of the World Cup qualifiers and it gives somebody else a chance to make an impression. The squad includes three players from Swansea City and that is a testament to the way they have come on in the past couple of years, they will be players with European experience under their belts. It is always good to get new people in, particularly more younger players, and see how they progress and fit in - it is really good that they are there.
 
I understand that Scotland will be missing some of their big name players and it is a shame that they aren't playing. They represent a step up in class from our last opponents, Bulgaria, and we want to play these teams at full strength to see how far we have come along.
 
On a personal level, I have just come back from injury and although I am not really match fit, I can't wait to play. I need to play and get some matches after having had an operation a couple of months ago and I hope to be involved on Sunday.
 
I really enjoyed the week of the Bulgaria game, as did the whole squad, and the 8-1 win was the icing on the cake. With the way the training camps are run and our preparations, I feel like I am learning every time I go, and I hope we can keep learning as a team.
 
The organisation is a little different from before, particularly what is expected of yourself in your position, and sometimes a bit of fine tuning is needed to get the best out of everyone. I need a little time to get to know my own new position on the wing but I think Jarmo will understand the position I am in. I need to learn a few wing aspects and the basics of being a winger but I feel I am learning and doing okay.
 
Hopefully on Sunday we can pick up where we left off against Bulgaria and put ourselves in a good frame of mind when we go to the Algarve!

 
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