The Arsenal and Scotland player answers your questions about the fixture schedule, veganism, her cancer treatment and Strictly

My daughter looks up to you as a sporting hero. She plays competitively but can really take it to heart when a decision or her play did not go the way she wanted it to. Do you have any advice on how to maintain your resilience? Anon

I’ve always tried to eventually adopt a short-term memory. As athletes, you could do 100 things right in the game, but you’ll remember the one ball you gave away or the tackle you missed or the opportunity you didn’t see. You’re always going to remember the negative, but I think that’s what pushes you and that’s what gets you to the level you want to be at. It’s what happens next and how you react to it that matters more than the actual mistake.

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