England Women’s World Cup 2023 Squad : Sarina Wiegman Names Final Squad of 23-England Players

England Women's World Cup 2023 Squad


As the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 which is going to be held in Australia and New Zealand is fast approaching. So, all the focus is on the tournament right now. The eagerly anticipated England Women’s World Cup 2023 squad was recently announced by head coach Sarina Wiegma. The final 23-player squad was announced on 31 May 2023 which is six weeks prior to the tournament.

Coach Wiegman named Chelsea defender Millie Bright as captain because regular captain Leah Williamson, who led England to victory in Euro 2022 is not available for selection due to injury. Other significant omission from the World Cup team are talented duo Fran Kirby and Beth Mead. Millie Bright has not played any International match since march after a knee injury but she was expected to be fit and to be included for the tournament as head coach confirmed her as a new captain in the absence of regular captain Williamson.

England Women’s national team final roster for Women’s World Cup 2023 consists 16 players from the squad which won UEFA EURO 2022 while it also consists six players who will be playing their first major tournament they are Niamh Charles, Laura Coombs, Lauren James, Esme Morgan, Katie Zelem and Katie Robinson.

Alex Greenwood and Lucy Bronze will be playing their third World Cup. While, Millie Bright, Lucy Bronze, Rachel Daly, Mary Earps, Alex Greenwood, Georgia Stanway and Keira Walsh are also been part of the squad that reached the 2019 World Cup semi-finals.

The standby players are Maya Le Tissier, Jess Park and Emily Ramsey.

England Winning Journey Towards the World Cup 2023

The Lionesses have been on a winning spree since they won Euro Cup 2022, in between they have added Arnold Clark Cup and the inaugural women’s Finalissima titles into their repertoire.

England team are in Group D with Haiti, Denmark and China. They are schedule to play their first World Cup fixture against Haiti on July 22.


England Women’s World Cup 2023 Squad – Final Roster

PositionPlayerDate of Birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
GoalkeeperEllie RoebuckSeptember 23, 1999 (aged 23)110Manchester City
GoalkeeperHannah HamptonNovember 16, 2000 (aged 22)20Aston Villa
GoalkeeperMary EarpsMarch 7, 1993 (aged 30)330Manchester United
DefenderMillie Bright (Captain)August 21, 1993 ( aged 29)665Chelsea
DefenderEsme MorganOctober 18, 2000 ( aged 22)40Manchester City
DefenderLucy BronzeOctober 28, 1991 (aged 31)10412Barcelona (Spain)
DefenderNiamh CharlesJune 21, 1999 (aged 24)60Chelsea
DefenderAlex GreenwoodSeptember 7, 1993 (aged 29)745Manchester City
DefenderJess CarterOctober 27, 1997 (aged 25)171Chelsea
DefenderLotte Wubben-MoyJanuary 11, 1999 (aged 24)100Arsenal
MidfielderGeorgia StanwayJanuary 3, 1999 (aged 24)4915Bayern Munich
MidfielderLaura CoombsJanuary 29, 1991 (aged 32)40Manchester City
MidfielderJordan NobbsDecember 8, 1992 (aged 30)718Aston Villa
MidfielderKatie ZelemJanuary 20, 1996 (aged 27)70Manchester United
MidfielderKeira WalshApril 8, 1997 (aged 26)580Barcelona (Spain)
MidfielderElla TooneSeptember 2, 1999 (aged 23)3116Manchester United
ForwardBethany EnglandJune 3, 1994 (aged 29)2111Tottenham Hotspur
ForwardKatie RobinsonAugust 8, 2002 (aged 20)40Brighton
ForwardRachel DalyDecember 6, 1991 (aged 31)6813Aston Villa
ForwardLauren JamesSeptember 29, 2001 (aged 21)101Chelsea
ForwardLauren HempAugust 7, 2000 (aged 22)3710Manchester United
ForwardAlessia RussoFebruary 8, 1999 (aged 24)2111Manchester United
ForwardChloe KellyJanuary 15, 1998 ( aged 25)256Manchester City


Sarina Weigman with an incredible record of 30-game unbeaten run as England Head coach after she led England to win Euro Cup in 2022. Though the unbeaten run finally comes to an end after they lose with Australia but still that’s an impressive record to hold.

“I have huge belief in this squad and we’re very fortunate to be selecting a fantastic group of players to travel to Australia. We know we will face tough challenges from strong teams, and we will have to be competitive from the first match on 22 July. We will do everything to be at our very best again this summer,” Head Coach Wiegman said.

Final Words

England Women’s national football are one of the top contender to lift the 2023 Women’s World Cup. Despite many important player missing the tournament, The team is well equipped to win the World Cup trophy.


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