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Kirsty and Ellie make SWPL history
Kirsty Howat and Ellie Kane have collected the October 2023-
Both players won the September awards and have now made SWPL history. Kirsty Howat becomes the first SWPL player to win the award back-
In a month where Rangers won all four of their matches, Howat continued her fine form as she had at least one goal contribution in every game. She scored six goals, including four at Ibrox against Hibernian, and provided two assists.
October saw Rangers reach the Quarter-
Speaking from the Scottish Football Museum where both players received their awards, Rangers forward Howat said: “I am honoured to win the October award and it’s special to become the first ever SWPL player to win these awards back-
In the ScottishPower Women’s Premier League 2, Kane continues to set the league alight and has scored at least one goal in every SWPL 2 match this season. October saw her scored six goals as well as one assist.
It was a month that saw Queen’s Park return to top of the table with three wins from three league matches with the only blemish being their narrow 4-
Queen’s Park forward, Kane, said: “I am extremely grateful and surprised to have won this award for a third time. The league is very competitive with so many great players, so it’s a real honour to win this award one time let alone three times in a row. I would like to sincerely thank those who voted for me, and to everyone at Queen’s Park for helping me achieve this.”
The nominees for the October 2023 SWPL award were Louise Brown (Montrose), Chloe Craig (Celtic), and Linzi Taylor (Partick Thistle) and for the SWPL 2 award were Abby Callaghan (Queen’s Park) and Morgan Steedman (St Johnstone).