Four Arsenal stars have been named in the England squad for the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup qualification video games with Northern Ireland and Latvia. Lotte Wubben-Moy, Leah Williamson, Nikita Parris and Beth Mead have been included in Sarina Wiegman‘s squad whereas Jordan Nobbs misses out on this event.
Arsenal’s Nikita Parris
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England are high of their 2023 World Cup qualifying group, having overwhelmed North Macedonia 8-0 in Southampton earlier than a 10-0 victory in Luxembourg.
On Nobbs omission the New England boss mentioned: “She hasn’t performed many minutes along with her membership, however we all the time control her and we all know her historical past with the nationwide staff. “She’s actually near getting on the squad however she must get extra minutes.” Williamson, who captained the Lionesses final outing has been named as a midfielder, with the supervisor including: “She has the qualities to adapt herself to the 2 positions she performs in. I’ve solely labored along with her on the nationwide staff as soon as, so I would like extra time to see what suits finest for the staff and in addition in relation to different gamers.”
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England will play Northern Ireland at Wembley Stadium on October 23 in their first aggressive fixture on the stadium. “After an exquisite begin to our World Cup qualifying marketing campaign final month, we’re extremely excited to play our first aggressive fixture at Wembley Stadium.
“The unbelievable ambiance our supporters generated at St Mary’s Stadium for our match in opposition to North Macedonia gave our gamers and employees an incredible elevate, so the prospect of enjoying in entrance of hundreds of followers at our nationwide stadium later this month shall be a particular second,Northern Ireland have made robust progress in latest years, qualifying earlier this yr for the 2022 residence UEFA Women’s Euro’s. “On high of that, their latest 4-0 victory over Latvia reveals the energy of their staff and their willpower to qualify for the World Cup. “I can not wait to get again along with our squad this weekend. Every participant confirmed nice capability and the collective positivity and ambition throughout the group was implausible to see.
“We do nonetheless have one or two accidents to key gamers to cope with, however the depth in our squad may be very robust. We hope to present our supporters extra causes to have a good time this month as we proceed our progress in the direction of qualification.” Williamson has gained 22 caps for England to date whereas Mead has 28 caps scoring 9 objectives , Parris has represented her nation on 54 events discovering the web 15 instances whereas Wubben-Moy has gained 4 caps after making her debut in opposition to Northern Ireland in February. Meanwhile Jennifer Beattie has been included in the Scotland squad for their World Cup qualifier with Hungary and pleasant in opposition to Sweden. Beattie who has performed 4 matches for the Gunners in the WSL this season and scored as soon as in opposition to Reading might be set for her 61st and 62nd caps if she options in each video games. On mortgage Arsenal full-back Lisa Evans has additionally been included in the squad. Vivianne Miedema has additionally made the Netherlands squad for their video games with Cyprus and Belarus, because the Dutch file aim scorer who has 84 objectives for her nation may win her 104th cap over the course of each video games. Both video games are away from residence for the Dutch with Cyprus on October 22 and Belarus on Tuesday October 26. Anna Patten and on mortgage Arsenal goalkeeper Fran Stenson have been chosen in an England below 23 staff for a recreation in opposition to Belgium in Tubize. That recreation takes place on Monday, October 25. Full England squad: Goalkeepers: Mary Earps (Manchester United), Hannah Hampton (Aston Villa), Sandy MacIver (Everton). Defenders: Millie Bright (Chelsea), Jessica Carter (Chelsea), Niamh Charles (Chelsea), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Alex Greenwood (Manchester City), Demi Stokes (Manchester City), Lotte Wubben-Moy (Arsenal). Midfielders: Jill Scott (Manchester City), Lucy Staniforth (Manchester United), Georgia Stanway (Manchester City), Keira Walsh (Manchester City), Leah Williamson (Arsenal), Katie Zelem (Manchester United). Forwards: Bethany England (Chelsea), Lauren Hemp (Manchester City), Fran Kirby (Chelsea), Beth Mead (Arsenal), Nikita Parris (Arsenal), Alessia Russo (Manchester United), Ella Toone (Manchester United), Ellen White (Manchester City).