England women's national football team

women's national association football team representing England

The England women's national football team, nicknamed The Lionesses are the national senior team for the England set up in international football. They are the current Europen Champions and the winners of the UEFA - CONMEBOL 2023 Finalissima. The team has qualified for six World Cups: 1995, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019 and 2023.

England
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)The Lionesses
AssociationThe Football Association (The FA)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachSarina Wiegman
CaptainLeah Williamson
Millie Bright (interim)
Most capsFara Williams (172)
Top scorerEllen White (52)
FIFA codeENG
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 4 Decrease 1 (7 December 2018)[1]
Highest2 (March 2018)
Lowest14 (June 2004 – September 2005)
First international
 Scotland 2–3 England 
(Greenock, Scotland; 18 November 1972)
Biggest win
 England 20–0 Latvia 
(Doncaster, England; 30 November 2021)
Biggest defeat
 Norway 8–0 England 
(Moss, Norway; 4 June 2000)
World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1995)
Best resultThird place (2015)
European Championship
Appearances9 (first in 1984)
Best resultChampions (2022)
Women's Finalissima
Appearances1 (first in 2023)
Best resultChampions (2023)
Women's Nations League
Appearances1 (first in 2023-24 season)
Websitewww.englandfootball.com/womens-senior-team/home

The team has done well. In the 32 games played so far, they've won 26, drawn 5 and lost 1. The team has scored 138 goals and give up only 12. England are currently ranked Number 4 in the world.[2]

Honours change

Major change

  • FIFA World Cup
  • CONMEBOL-UEFA Cup of Champions

Minor change

  • Pony Home Championship
    •   Champions: 1976
  • Mundialito
    •   Champions: 1985, 1988
  • Cyprus Cup
  • SheBelieves Cup
  • Arnold Clark Cup

Current squad change

The following 23 players were named to the squad for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in July 2023. [3]

Caps and goals are correct as of match played 1 July 2023 against   Portugal.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Mary Earps (vice-captain) (1993-03-07) 7 March 1993 (age 30) 34 0   Manchester United
13 1GK Hannah Hampton (2000-11-16) 16 November 2000 (age 23) 2 0   Chelsea
21 1GK Ellie Roebuck (1999-09-23) 23 September 1999 (age 24) 11 0   Manchester City

2 2DF Lucy Bronze (1991-10-28) 28 October 1991 (age 32) 105 12   Barcelona
3 2DF Niamh Charles (1999-06-21) 21 June 1999 (age 24) 7 0   Chelsea
5 2DF Alex Greenwood (1993-09-07) 7 September 1993 (age 30) 75 5   Manchester City
6 2DF Millie Bright (interim captain) (1993-08-21) 21 August 1993 (age 30) 66 5   Chelsea
14 2DF Lotte Wubben-Moy (1999-01-11) 11 January 1999 (age 24) 10 0   Arsenal
15 2DF Esme Morgan (2000-10-18) 18 October 2000 (age 23) 5 0   Manchester City
16 2DF Jess Carter (1997-10-27) 27 October 1997 (age 26) 18 1   Chelsea

4 3MF Keira Walsh (1997-04-08) 8 April 1997 (age 26) 59 0   Barcelona
8 3MF Georgia Stanway (1999-01-03) 3 January 1999 (age 24) 50 15   Bayern Munich
10 3MF Ella Toone (1999-09-02) 2 September 1999 (age 24) 32 16   Manchester United
12 3MF Jordan Nobbs (1992-12-08) 8 December 1992 (age 30) 71 8   Aston Villa
17 3MF Laura Coombs (1991-01-29) 29 January 1991 (age 32) 5 0   Manchester City
20 3MF Katie Zelem (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 27) 8 0   Manchester United

7 4FW Lauren James (2001-09-29) 29 September 2001 (age 22) 11 1   Chelsea
9 4FW Rachel Daly (1991-12-06) 6 December 1991 (age 31) 69 13   Aston Villa
11 4FW Lauren Hemp (2000-08-07) 7 August 2000 (age 23) 38 10   Manchester City
18 4FW Chloe Kelly (1998-01-15) 15 January 1998 (age 25) 26 6   Manchester City
19 4FW Bethany England (1994-06-03) 3 June 1994 (age 29) 21 11   Tottenham Hotspur
22 4FW Katie Robinson (2002-08-08) 8 August 2002 (age 21) 5 0   Brighton & Hove Albion
23 4FW Alessia Russo (1999-02-08) 8 February 1999 (age 24) 22 11   Arsenal

Related pages change

References change

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  2. "FIFA World Rankings". FIFA.com. 4 July 2023.
  3. "England squad named for 2023 Women's World Cup". www.englandfootball.com. 31 May 2023.

Other websites change