Izzy Christiansen and Jordan Nobbs: Injured pair withdraw from England squad for Russia
Izzy Christiansen and Jordan Nobbs have withdrawn from England’s squad for Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Russia.
Manchester Metropolis ahead Christiansen has a thigh damage, whereas Arsenal midfielder Nobbs has a foot drawback.
Sunderland skipper Lucy Staniforth and Lauren Bruton of Studying, who’re each uncapped, have been known as up as replacements by boss Phil Neville.
The Lionesses have been already with out captain Steph Houghton, who pulled out on Monday to have knee surgical procedure.
England girls are high of their qualifying group for France 2019, two factors away from second-placed Wales with three video games to play.
Staniforth, 25, mentioned she was “buzzing” to be concerned with England once more, after beforehand being known as up beneath former boss Mark Sampson.
The midfielder, who has overcome two severe cruciate knee ligament accidents, posted on social media “So proud, an honour to signify my nation!”
Having began her profession at Sunderland, Staniforth rejoined them two years in the past after an injury-hit spell at Liverpool.
She is certainly one of six gamers within the England squad – which additionally contains Houghton, Lucy Bronze, Jill Scott, Carly Telford and Beth Mead – to have performed for the Black Cats, who completed seventh in Girls’s Tremendous League 1 however are set to be demoted to the third tier after a league restructure.
The membership is appealing in opposition to the choice.