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Scott - How I like to prepare for finals

Alex Scott

Alex Scott is no stranger to cup finals.

The former England international has represented us in more than 10 deciders, helping us lift 21 trophies across all competitions in the process.
 
Among those accolades, Scott has won the FA WSL Continental Cup on three occasions and, ahead of Wednesday’s showdown with Manchester City, has revealed how she will be preparing for her chance to lift this trophy for the fourth time.
 
“I would say that generally I’m calm before going out to games,” she told Arsenal.com “I don’t get nervous, I like to be in a changing room with music going on and everything.
 
“I wouldn’t say that I’m hyped up, but I do like the atmosphere to be laid back with everyone having a good time. I understand that everyone has their own thing going on, but before a game I’m excited, ready to out there and play, and I’m excited to walk out for the moment to start.
 
“At the moment, the weirdest ritual I’ve seen is Sari, our goalkeeper,” added Scott. “Because she’s always juggling before a game. But the thing I have noticed is that she always has different juggling balls - they’re not always the same.”

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