England World Cup squad place for Scott

PUBLISHED: 13:42 11 May 2015 | UPDATED: 13:42 11 May 2015

Alex Scott in action for England. Photo by Michael Regan - The FA/The FA via Getty Images

Alex Scott in action for England. Photo by Michael Regan - The FA/The FA via Getty Images

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Welwyn Garden City footballer Alex Scott has been named in England head coach Mark Sampson’s 23-strong squad for this summer’s Women’s Football World Cup in Canada.

Arsenal Ladies player Scott brings a wealth of experience to the squad having played at major tournaments before during her 123 appearances for her country, as well as featuring for Great Britain during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

England are in the same group as France, Mexico and Colombia and begin the tournament against the French on June 9.

The full squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers

Karen Bardsley (Manchester City), Siobhan Chamberlain (Arsenal), Carly Telford (Notts County)

Defenders

Laura Bassett (Notts County), Lucy Bronze (Manchester City), Alex Greenwood (Notts County), Steph Houghton (Manchester City), Claire Rafferty (Chelsea), Alex Scott (Arsenal), Casey Stoney (Arsenal)

Midfielders

Katie Chapman (Chelsea), Jade Moore (Birmingham City), Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal), Jo Potter (Birmingham City), Jill Scott (Manchester City), Fara Williams (Liverpool)

Forwards

Eniola Aluko (Chelsea), Karen Carney (Birmingham City), Toni Duggan (Manchester City), Fran Kirby (Reading), Lianne Sanderson (Arsenal), Jodie Taylor (Portland Thorns), Ellen White (Notts County)


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