Phil Neville names England squad for World Cup qualifiers against Wales & Bosnia and Herzegovina.
England women’s national team head coach Phil Neville has announced his squad for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers against Wales & Bosnia and Herzegovina in April.
Steph Houghton and Jordan Nobbs make a return to the England squad in time for the FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying next week. Both key players missed the SheBelieves Cup earlier this month through injury.
Also making a return to the squad is Mary Earps and Beth Mead.
The Lionesses are currently at their highest ranking in the world after it was revealed they had moved up to second in the latest FIFA Women’s World Rankings.
The two qualifiers next month will see England host Wales at Southampton FC’s St. Mary’s Stadium on Friday 6 April. They will then meet Bosnia & Herzegovina on Tuesday 10 April.
England squad for World Cup qualifiers against Wales and Bosnia & Herzegovina
Karen Bardsley (Manchester City),
Mary Earps (Reading),
Carly Telford (Chelsea).
Alex Greenwood*** (Liverpool),
Leah Williamson* (Arsenal),
Lucy Bronze (Lyon),
Rachel Daly (Houston Dash),
Gabrielle George (Everton),
Steph Houghton (Manchester City),
Abbie McManus (Manchester City),
Demi Stokes (Manchester City).
Isobel Christiansen (Manchester City),
Fran Kirby (Chelsea),
Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal),
Jade Moore** (Reading),
Keira Walsh (Manchester City),
Fara Williams (Reading).
Toni Duggan (Barcelona),
Melissa Lawley (Manchester City),
Beth Mead (Arsenal),
Nikita Parris (Manchester City),
Jodie Taylor (Seattle Reign),
Ellen White (Birmingham City).
* replaced Millie Bright (Chelsea)
** replaced Jill Scott (Manchester City)
*** replaced Hannah Blundell (Chelsea)