Meet the players of the Lioness of England
If you haven’t caught any of last week’s football victories – the England women’s team stormed home with a casual 8 – 0 win over Norway, and then a 5 – 0 win over Northern Ireland – then you Missed. Curious to read a little more about England’s Lioness players stealing the show at Women’s Euro 2022? Then you are at right place.
Women’s sport has long needed more support, money and recognition. For example – the England women’s team has participated in Euro eight times, made the final twice, and yet this is the first year it is being covered by the mainstream media.
The opening match of the EUFA Women’s Euro saw record-breaking attendance, with 68,781 people filling the stadium to watch England beat Austria.
If you’re not familiar with the different positions you can play – a quick whistlestop tour.
A striker’s primary goal is to score, while a defender’s objective is to block attacks during play and prevent the opposition from scoring. Attackers focus on scoring, creating chances, assisting, and putting pressure on opponents while a midfielder links the team’s offense and defense. Then there is the goalkeeper, who tries not to let any goal in.
The team has grabbed the attention of the nation. Must See Ready to get to know the players’ top picks a little better?
When is the next Women’s Euro 2022 England game?
England will next face Spain in the quarter-finals on Wednesday 20 at 8 pm.
Now that you know what each player is up to, let’s meet some of the team. While we haven’t shortlisted everyone (the final lineup consists of 23 players, dropped from 28 by manager Sarina Wigman), we have *shortlisted* our players for viewing. Keep sliding