What is the full squad for the international break?

Goalkeepers: Karen Bardsley (OL Reign on loan from Manchester City), Ellie Roebuck (Manchester City), Sandy MacIver (Everton), Carly Telford (Chelsea), Hannah Hampton (Birmingham City)

Defenders: Millie Bright (Chelsea), Lucy Bronze (Manchester City), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Steph Houghton (Manchester City), Demi Stokes (Manchester City), Leah Williamson (Arsenal), Lotte Wubben-Moy – Defender – Arsenal

Midfielders: Jill Scott (Manchester City), Keira Walsh (Manchester City), Niamh Charles (Chelsea)

Forwards: Lauren Hemp (Manchester City), Fran Kirby (Chelsea), Nikita Parris (Olympique Lyonnais), Georgia Stanway (Manchester City), Ellen White (Manchester City), Ella Toone (Manchester United)

What will the training camp consist of?

The team will meet up at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre on Sunday for a six-day training camp.

During that time, there will not be any inter squad games as in previous camps. Instead, the coaching staff will focus on managing players’ individual development, training loads and physical condition ahead of the hot weather in Tokyo.

What has been said?

England head coach Hege Riise said: “Whilst this is purely an England camp, it felt sensible to really focus in now on preparations for the Olympics with the English players who have been selected for Team GB.

“Scotland’s Kim Little and Caroline Weir and Wales’ Sophie Ingle will potentially be in action when the two nations meet in this international window. We will watch that match with great interest as well as ensuring we keep in regular touch with them before we meet for the first GB Football camp on 17 June.

“Whilst England men begin their UEFA EURO campaign at St. George’s Park, we are excited to be basing ourselves at Bisham Abbey and look forward to making full use of their acclimation chambers as part of our work to prepare players for the hot and humid conditions we will face in Japan.

“I also look forward to seeing Carly Telford and Hannah Hampton on this camp. They narrowly missed out on selection for Team GB but they both have a very exciting future with England as we look ahead to the home UEFA Women’s EURO next summer and the FIFA Women’s World Cup beyond that.”

(Photo: Aurelien Meunier – The FA/The FA via Getty Images)



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