Cattanach Determined To Work Hard For Opportunity

Erin Cattanach was disappointed with the defeat to Rangers but reckons the side can take positives from their performance.

The 18 year old defender came off the bench at half time for her fourth appearance since stepping up from the development squad and she hopes she can impress Mark Nisbet enough to earn a place in the team when they face Stirling University this Sunday.

Speaking after the game, Cattanach felt the side performed well despite the final score and believes they caused Rangers problems with a change in formation at half time.

“I thought that we battled hard with Rangers but we just couldn’t score. The result was a shame but I think as a team we played much better as the game went on.”

She continued: “I felt like my game went pretty well. We went down to a formation of three at the back which I thought worked really well and it gave Rangers problems. I felt I worked well with Gemma and Megan at the back which makes it much easier as we all worked together.”

The centre back made her debut for the side in 2014 but has only stepped up to the SWPL squad this summer along with midfielder Beth Shillitto. Cattanach admits she is enjoying her time in the Premier League so far with her team mates very welcoming.

“I am really enjoying playing and training with the team, I get on really well with everyone so I feel like I have fitted in well. With Beth coming up at the same time it was good knowing I wasn’t the only one doing so and it’s good as we were almost each other’s safety barrier.”

Farmington host Stirling University in the final game of the season this Sunday and Cattanach hopes she can impress head coach Mark Nisbet enough to play a part in the game.

She said: “I hope I can get a game to end the season on a high and to know that I was a part of it. I’d love to be part of Mark’s plans in the future as I’m really happy with where I am at the moment so I only hope to improve and get better.”