Rangers striker Lixxie Arnot has been SWPL Player of the Month for December after scoring four goals in two games for the Gers as the climbed to the top of the table.
The former Manchester United star was in fantastic form for the Gers and was deservedly named winner of the award after poll of the public and head coaches in the league.
— Park’s Motor Group SWPL (@SWPL) January 21, 2021
Arnot scored a hat-trick and provided two assists as Rangers thrashed Motherwell 9-0 before hitting the net again as the Gers toppled Glasgow City off the top of the table in a 5-0 demolition of the reigning champions.
The Scotland international was delighted with her award as she praised her team-mates and their ambition to be the best team in the country.
“I was really pleased to have been nominated but it’s an amazing feeling to have won this award,” Arnot said [Rangers TV]
To be recognised by the public and Head Coaches in the league is a huge honour.
“You just go about every day trying to be the best in training and on the pitch so it is nice when it is recognised but it is just important that I am helping the team in any way possible and to get an award is a bonus.
“I am loving being part of the squad, everyone sets really high standards and to be part of a group where we have all got the same ambition is great.”
The Women’s side are currently stuck unable to play as a result of the Scottish FA shutting down most football in the country temporarily.
🗣️ Lizzie Arnot: “I am loving being part of the squad, everyone sets really high standards and to be part of a group where we have all got the same ambition is great.”
— Rangers Women (@RangersWFC) January 21, 2021
When they do resume, Arnot will be hoping she can help fire the Gers to the title and end Glasgow City’s dominace of the Scottish game.
Manager Malky Thomson was delighted after his side thrashed Glasgow City last month before the winter break