Chelsea Ace Lauren James And Houston Dash’s Ebony Salmon Known As Up For Lionesses

LAUREN JAMES has been named in England’s squad earlier than the Euros winners’ World Cup qualifying duels with Austria and Luxemburg.


Ebony Salmon – who has been in scientific form for US club Houston Dash – is also covered in the 23-strong organization.

3Lauren James has been named in Sarina Wiegman’s England squad in advance of video games against Austria and LuxemburgCredit: Getty

3Ebony Salmon has been blanketed within the Lionesses senior squad following her efforts for England’s Under-23sCredit: Getty

James, 20, – who’s the sister of Blues and Three Lions complete-back Reece – received her first senior global call-up ahead of an England camp in November 2020.

The Kingsmeadow starlet netted an elegant purpose all through Chelsea’s pre-season clash with Lyon this month, which the French side finally gained on consequences.

The ahead made 5 pinnacle-flight appearances for the WSL champs last time period and is but to make her senior Lionesses debut.

England boss Wiegman, fifty two, stated: “We have been following her for the reason that I came in and my former colleagues too.

“She didn’t play that much but she did play some. We know she’s a totally proficient participant.

“She also had a excellent prep with Chelsea, gambling mins, and we desired to give her a threat to expose what she will be able to do with the country wide group.

Salmon, 21, who skippered England’s Under-23s to a 3-zero victory against the Netherlands in April, has one senior global cap.

The ahead made her debut as a 2d-half sub in a 6-0 pleasant defeat of Northern Ireland ultimate yr.


The former Bristol City and Racing Louisville striker has been on hearth for Houston Dash, netting eight desires in 8 pinnacle-flight appearances this year.

Wiegman added: She had her spot inside the Under-23s. She moved to Houston Dash, she did so well there.

“She’s just a real goalscorer, that’s what she has shown over the summer.

“We actually need to look wherein she’s at now. She’s completed so nicely so we really need to provide her a risk and show wherein she’s at with our group.”

Katie Zelem makes her go back to the England squad in conjunction with Arsenal celebrity Jordan Nobbs who’s now suit following a knee damage.

Manchester City keeper Sandy MacIver also returns with Hannah Hampton absent due to some personal issues.

But Chloe Kelly and Fran Kirby each miss England’s September clashes with Austria and Luxemburg due to injury.

Wiegman stated: “Chloe’s (damage) is just a small thing but it’s too early to carry her in and permit her play.

“She desires a little bit greater time but it’s now not too horrific. Fran has a foot harm.

“I assume she’ll be okay but she hasn’t had that a lot training in any respect so she desires a bit bit greater time.”

3Jordan Nobbs can be part of England’s camp after combating her way again to fitnessCredit: Getty

England Squad for World Cup qualifiers in September

Mary Earps (Manchester United), Ellie Roebuck (Manchester City), Sandy MacIver (Manchester City)

Leah Williamson (Arsenal), Lotte Wubben-Moy (Arsenal) Rachel Daly (Aston Villa), Lucy Bronze (Barcelona), Millie Bright (Chelsea), Jess Carter (Chelsea), Alex Greenwood (Manchester City) Demi Stokes (Manchester City).

Ella Toone (Manchester United) Georgia Stanway (Bayern Munich), Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal) Katie Zelem (Manchester United) Keira Walsh (Manchester City).

Alessia Russo (Manchester United), Beth England (Chelsea), Beth Mead (Arsenal), Ebony Salmon (Houston Dash), Lauren James (Chelsea), Nikita Parris (Manchester United).

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