England without Lucy Bronze, Steph Houghton and Ellie Roebuck qualify for World Cup – Soccer Sports

England coach Sarina Wiegman will be absent from Steph Houghton, Lucy Bronze and Ellie Roebuck in the World Cup qualifying match between Northern Ireland and Latvia.

Weegman announced on Tuesday a team of 24 for a match featuring many young players, including Jessica Carter, Niam Charles, Lauren Hemp, Sandy McIver, Ella Toone and Lotte Ubben Moy. Did.

Aston Villa’s Hannah Hampton and Manchester United’s Alessia Russo have also returned to the team after being injured in a match against Manchester City’s Keira Walsh.

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“We are very excited to play our first competition at Wembley Stadium after the great start of last month’s World Cup qualifying campaign,” Weigman said in a statement.

“The wonderful atmosphere created by the supporters at St Mary’s Stadium for the match against North Macedonia has empowered the players and staff so much that they will play in front of thousands of fans at the National Stadium later this month. The possibility to do is a special moment.

“Northern Ireland has made strong progress in the last few years and will compete in the 2022 Home UEFA Women’s Championship earlier this year. In addition, the recent 4-0 victory over Latvia is the strength of the team and the World Cup. Shows willingness to participate in the Cup.

“I can’t wait to come back with the team this weekend. All the players showed great abilities and the collective aggressiveness and ambition within the group was great. The injuries to counter the key players are still great. There are one or two, but the depth of our team is very strong.

“As we continue to move forward in qualifying, we want to give our supporters more reason to celebrate this month.”

England will face Northern Ireland in their first match at Wembley Stadium on October 23, and will move to Riga to play Latvia on October 26.

England Women’s National Team

Goalkeeper: Mary Earps (Manchester United), Hannah Hampton (Aston Villa), Sandy MacIver (Everton)

Defender: Millie Bright (Chelsea), Jessica Carter (Chelsea), Niamh Charles (Chelsea), Rachel Daily (Houston Dash), Alex Greenwood (Manchester City), Demi Stokes (Manchester City), Lotte Ubben Moy (Arsenal)

Midfielder: Jill Scott (Manchester City), Lucy Staniforth (Manchester United), Georgia Stanway (Manchester City), Keira Walsh (Manchester City), Leah Williamson (Arsenal), Katie Zelem (Manchester)・ United)

forward: 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))

– Soccer Sports

England without Lucy Bronze, Steph Houghton and Ellie Roebuck qualify for World Cup England without Lucy Bronze, Steph Houghton and Ellie Roebuck qualify for World Cup

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