Published 30 September 2021 4 min read
England Women's Senior Team
England squad named for October internationals
Gareth Southgate has made his pick for October's European Qualifiers against Andorra and Hungary
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England boss Gareth Southgate has named a 23-man squad for the games against Andorra and Hungary in October.
The Three Lions will resume their qualifying campaign for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar with a trip to Andorra on Saturday 9 October (7.45pm) before returning to Wembley where they take on Hungary on Tuesday 12 October (7.45pm).
There’s a return to the squad for AC Milan defender Fikayo Tomori, Aston Villa forward Ollie Watkins and Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, while Phil Foden is also back after missing September’s games through injury.
Southgate and his squad will meet up at St. George’s Park next week to begin their preparations for the games in pole position in qualifying group I, knowing they require eight points from their remaining four qualifiers to secure their place at next December’s World Cup.
Goalkeepers: Sam Johnstone (West Bromwich Albion), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal)
Defenders: Ben Chilwell (Chelsea)*, Conor Coady (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Luke Shaw (Manchester United), John Stones (Manchester City), Fikayo Tomori (AC Milan), Kieran Trippier (Atletico Madrid), Kyle Walker (Manchester City)
Midfielders: Phil Foden (Manchester City), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Declan Rice (West Ham United), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)
Forwards: Tammy Abraham (AS Roma)***, Jack Grealish (Manchester City), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Jadon Sancho (Manchester United), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa)
* Replaces Reece James who is injured.
** Replaces Kalvin Phillips who is injured.
*** Added to the squad on October 4.