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England named 23-women squad for FIFA world cup 2015

England women’s football team head coach Mark Sampson declared his 23-women for FIFA world cup 2015 starting next month. Defender Steph Houghton will be leading English women throughout the competition. Manager Sampson is confident about the side and he hopes that team will perform better in the world cup and will be looking to bag world cup trophy.

England named 23-women squad for FIFA world cup 2015.

Mark Sampson said, “This is a hugely exciting time for all the staff and players. We’re ranked sixth in the world, we are a good team and we’ve got some exceptional players. We’ve got a very compact, resolute unit and we’ve got a real togetherness in the group so we’ll certainly be a difficult opponent for anyone in Canada.”

He has addressed players to treat every match like they are playing the final. Mark said, “The ambition is to go to Canada and win the competition but we’ve got to treat every game like a final.”

Read more: England women’s football fixtures 2015

England is in Group F of world cup along with France, Colombia and Mexico. The English women will be up against neighbors France on 9 June, 2015 at Moncton Stadium.

England Women’s Squad

Goalkeepers Defenders Forwards
Siobhan Chamberlain Steph Houghton Fran Kirby
Karen Bardsley Laura Bassett Eni Aluko
Carly Telford Jordan Nobbs Toni Duggan
  Jade Moore Lianne Sanderson
  Jo Potter Ellen White
  Katie Chapman Jodie Taylor
  Alex Scott  
  Casey Stoney  
  Jill Scott  
  Lucy Bronze  
  Alex Greenwood  
  Fara Williams  
  Claire Rafferty  
  Karen Carney  

BBC will be covering all matches of world cup in United Kingdom. UK Viewers can watch live telecast of matches on BBC Sports Website and full commentary of England’s each match will be provided by BBC Radio 5 live.

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