England has named its squad for this summer’s Women’s World Cup and it’s full of ballers.
Fresh from picking up the SheBelieves Cup earlier this year, the Lionesses are among the favourites for glory in France this summer and we now know the names of the 23 players who’ll be going across the channel for a shot at the biggest prize in the game.
Steph Houghton will captain a Lionesses squad that includes FWA Player of the Year Nikita Parris, who scored 19 league goals for Manchester City this season, PFA Young Player of the Year Georgia Stanway, and Arsenal’s title-winning star Leah Williamson.
England play their first game of the tournament against Scotland in Nice on June 9th. Check the full squad below.
Goalkeepers: Carly Telford (Chelsea), Karen Bardsley (Manchester City), Mary Earps (Wolfsburg)
Defenders: Steph Houghton (Manchester City), Lucy Bronze (Olympique Lyonnais), Demi Stokes (Manchester City), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Alex Greenwood (Manchester United), Millie Bright (Chelsea), Leah Williamson (Arsenal), Abbie McManus (Manchester City)
Midfielders: Jade Moore (Reading), Keira Walsh (Manchester City), Jill Scott (Manchester City), Karen Carney (Chelsea), Georgia Stanway (Manchester City), Lucy Staniforth (Birmingham City)
Forwards: Toni Duggan (Barcelona), Ellen White (Birmingham City), Fran Kirby (Chelsea), Nikita Parris (Manchester City), Beth Mead (Arsenal), Jodie Taylor (Reign FC)