’Well host Scots

Motherwell FC chief executive Leeann Dempster (right) welcomes Scotland women's national team coach Anna Signeul to Fir Park
Motherwell FC chief executive Leeann Dempster (right) welcomes Scotland women's national team coach Anna Signeul to Fir Park
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Fir Park will host all Scotland women’s national team’s home qualifiers for the 2015 World Cup.

The first match is against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Thursday, September 26, as Scotland set their sights on reaching Canada

Anna Signeul’s squad start their campaign four days earlier in the Faroe Islands and also face Northern Ireland, Poland and Sweden looking to reach their first World Cup.

Anna said: “We can’t wait to get the campaign started and I know Motherwell feel exactly the same way.

“Everyone at the club has been very enthusiastic and supportive and this feels like a great fit for us.

“Motherwell is a fantastic community club, and I’m sure this partnership will help us to attract new fans as we begin our journey towards Canada.”

Motherwell chief executive Leeann Dempster added: “We are very excited about this partnership and look forward to welcoming Scotland’s women to Fir Park.

“We have vast experience of hosting all types of matches, including UEFA Europa League qualifiers, and this is an opportunity to show what we can bring to an international campaign.

“Women’s football is growing across Scotland, and we’re delighted to offer our support to Anna and her squad as they strive to reach the finals of a major tournament for the first time.”