England Women's Football
The next couple of years for the players and squad in the England Women's Football Team could be career-defining.
Two huge tournaments will take place, in the form of Euro 2022 being held in England, and the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2023.
A squad of 23 has been named for Euro 2022 by manager Sabrina Wiegman.
|Euro 2022||6th -31st July 2022||England|
|FIFA World Cup 2023||20th July - 20th August 2023||Australia & New Zealand|
A new England manager has been appointed with an impressive track record, Sarina Wiegman managed Holland to European Championship glory in 2017.
England Women's Manager Sarina Wiegman
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The England Women's team has proven itself to be one of the best in the world. Unlike the World Cup, they do not need to contend with the USA at the Euro Championship.
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England as hosts will not need to qualify for the Euros but for the FIFA World Cup, they are in qualifying group D where they are top.
Austria and Northern Ireland home and away will be their toughest tests, the best betting sites will have all the odds on the England games.
Women's World Cup Qualifying - Group D
Lionesses World Cup Fixtures 2021
23rd October England v Northern Ireland (4-0)
26th October Latvia v England (0-10)
27th November England v Austria (1-0)
30th November England v Latvia (20-0)
Lionesses World Cup Fixtures 2022
8th April North Macedonia v England (0-10)
12th April Northern Ireland v England (0-5)
3rd September Austria v England
6th September England v Luxembourg
England Euro 2022 Squad (23 Players)
England Captain Leah Williamson
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|Hannah Hampson||Aston Villa|
|Ellie Roebuck||Manchester City|
|Mary Earps||Manchester United|
|Rachel Daly||Houston Dash|
|Lucy Bronze||Manchester City|
|Alex Greenwood||Manchester City|
|Demi Stokes||Manchester City|
|Jill Scott||Aston Villa|
|Georgia Stanway||Manchester City|
|Keira Walsh||Manchester City|
|Ella Toone||Manchester United|
|Lauren Hemp||Manchester City|
|Chloe Kelly||Manchester City|
|Ellen White||Manchester City|
|Alessia Russo||Manchester United|
England Women's European Championship Record
The closest England have come to lifting the European Championship was in 1984 when they lost to Sweden in the final,
The games over 2 legs both ended 1-0 to the home side, but in the second leg played at Kenilworth Road, Luton, England lost on penalties.
At the tournament in 2017 England made it to the Semi-Finals before being knocked out by the hosts and eventual winners the Netherlands.
|European Championship Tournaments||Host Country||England Performance|
|1997||Various||Did Not Qualify|
|1989||West Germany||Group Stage|
England Womens World Cup Record
As you can see by the table the Lionesses are getting closer with Semi-Final finishes in the last two tournaments.
In 2019 they lost to the eventual winners the USA and were beaten in the third-place play-off by Sweden.
In 2015 they were cruelly knocked out in the Semi-Final by Japan, England conceded an own goal in the 91st minute, however, they did win the third-place play-off in extra time.
|World Cup Tournaments||Host Country||England Performance|
|2003||USA||Did Not Qualify|
|1999||USA||Did Not Qualify |
|1991||China||Did Not Qualify|
England Women's Football Team Records
|England Managers Since 2000||Tenure|
|Sarina Wiegman||2021- Present Day|
|Heeg Riise (caretaker) ||2021|
|Mo Marley (caretaker)||2017-2018|
|Brent Hills (caretaker)||2013|
|Top Scorer||Kelly Smith - 46 Goals|
|Most Caps||Fara Williams - 172 Caps|