Mark Sampson, England Women's National Team head coach

England Women’s Head Coach Mark Sampson has announced his squad for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 qualifying double-header in June.

Sampson has called up Fran Kirby from the WSL 2 club Reading. Fran has become the first player from the Women’s Super League division 2 to be called up to the senior squad since its launch.

Fan favourite Washington Spirit forward Jodie Taylor receives her second call up to the squad and goalkeeper Karen Bardsley returns to the squad after recovering from injury.

Belarus v England

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015
Group 6 qualifier
3pm BST, Saturday 14 June
Traktor Stadium, Minsk

Ukraine v England

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015
Group 6 qualifier
4pm BST, Thursday 19 June
Arena Lviv, Lviv

Here is a reminder of all the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015: UEFA Qualifiers.

England Squad to play Belarus and Ukraine


Karen Bardsley (Manchester City),
Rachel Brown-Finnis (Everton),
Siobhan Chamberlain (Arsenal),
Carly Telford (Notts County).


Gemma Bonner (Liverpool),
Sophie Bradley (Notts County),
Lucy Bronze (Liverpool),
Alex Greenwood (Everton),
Steph Houghton (Manchester City),
Alex Scott (Arsenal),
Casey Stoney (Arsenal),
Demi Stokes (University of South Florida),
Dunia Susi (Notts County).


Remi Allen (Birmingham City),
Anita Asante (Malmo),
Laura Bassett (Chelsea),
Karen Carney (Birmingham City),
Jade Moore (Birmingham City),
Jill Scott (Manchester City),
Fara Williams (Liverpool).


Eniola Aluko (Chelsea),
Jess Clarke (Notts County),
Gemma Davison (Liverpool),
Natasha Dowie (Liverpool),
Toni Duggan (Manchester City),
Fran Kirby (Reading),
Lianne Sanderson (Boston Breakers),
Kelly Smith (Arsenal),
Jodie Taylor (Washington Spirit)

Sampson will announce his final 23-player squad in the week commencing Monday 2 June.

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