Sarah Robertson on her wait for GB selection, mentor Janet Jack, her early football career and the barriers faced by Scottish players
When it comes to perseverance, Sarah Robertson stands out. Hailing from the Borders, the 27-year-old says she has played the long game – seven years in fact – to fulfill her dream of playing for Great Britain women at the Olympics.
No matter that she will be the sole Scot flying the Scottish flag in the 16-strong squad. “It’s like the British Lions coming together and having the blend of players brings something special to Team GB,” says Robertson.
“I’ve had a lot of years of hard work to get to this point,” the Hampstead & Westminster midfielder adds.
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