The latest in our series of interviews with Scottish footballers who have played outside of the UK. Rachel Corsie talks to John Walker about playing in the USA and Australia.
About Rachel Corsie
Rachel’s youth career started at Stonehaven and her hometown Aberdeen Ladies. At 18 she signed for a successful Glasgow City side and won a domestic treble in her first season. In just 5 years she had lifted 6 SWPL titles and 8 cups as well as experiencing Champions League football. In 2014 the opportunity to play full time professional football saw a move to Notts County. Her performances earned both the supporters and managers player of the year awards. The following season saw the defender move across the Atlantic to sign with Seattle Reign in the NWSL. Two years later, in 2018, she joined her current club Utah Royals. During the US close season Rachel also joined Australian side Canberra United. We talk to Rachel about her career, the influences and injuries along the way and becoming Scotland captain, leading the squad to play at a World Cup.
Scots Abroad interviews are available to listen on The Trampled Bet Podcast from all podcasting apps including Apple Podcasts. You can also find them on Spotify and YouTube. Each episode John Walker speaks to a Scottish sports person about their upbringing and career in Scotland. This is followed by discussing the reasons and decisions that led to them choosing to move outside the UK to further their career.