Scots footballer who won the World Cup

Image caption Rose Reilly was a household name in Italy when she helped their women’s unit acquire the World Cup

Scotland’s most successful girl footballer was almost signed by Celtic – until the scout detected she was a girl.

Rose Reilly had a occupation that would make any top male Premiership player green with envy.

She ditched a Commonwealth Games athletics arrange to seek a busines in European football.

It culminated in the striker being voted best available actor in a World Cup-winning Italy team in 1983.

Rose – now 63 – glowed a course for women in the beautiful activity long before most women knew they had a sit in it.