England Women’s Euro 2022 Final: Who Was in the Starting 11 Squad?
Football season is welcomed with bustling sports clubs and the promise that ‘it’s coming home’. On Sunday 31st of July, the Lionesses truly did bring it home with an exceptional 2-1 finish against Germany at the 2022 Euro Finals.
In our latest post, learn about England’s starting line-up, including the players tasked with bringing the beautiful game home and their positions.
VICTORY FOR THE LIONESSES
England Women’s team kicked off the Euro 2022 Championship with a 1-0 win over Austria at Old Trafford. On the 11th of July, they dominated Norway with an eye-watering 8-0 win followed by a 5-0 win over Northern Ireland.
Sailing through to the knockout stage, England faced Spain. After a challenging start, the women’s team pulled through to win 2-1. Up next, the Lionesses faced Sweden in the Semi-Finals, and proved their skill with an impressive 4-0 win.
On the 31st of July, England faced Germany, after the German side beat France in the Semi-Finals. The Lionesses were exceptional in the Final and made history for women's football:
"England created history by winning their first major women's tournament in a dramatic Euro 2022 final against old rivals and eight-time champions Germany at Wembley."
Ella Toone kicked things off with an early goal for England before Germany's Lina Magull equalised in the 79th minute. During a tension-filled extra time, substitute Chloe Kelly secured the winning goal to the roar of 87,192 fans in the crowd.
England Women’s Euro 2022 Final Squad
Discover more about the England's exceptional starting 11 who soared to victory at the Euro 2022 Women's Final, as well as the substitutes who brought the trophy home.
Captain & Midfielder
2019 kicked off Leah William’s success with the England Women’s Football Team when she was selected to play the Czech Republic and scored her first goal for the Lionesses. She was later named England’s captain for the 2021 FIFA World Cup qualifier and in 2022, Leah was appointed England’s permanent captain for the UEFA Women’s Euro.
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Since 2015, Mary Earps has been an integral member of the England Women’s Team. She earned her first senior cap in 2017, in a 4-0 win against Switzerland, before being named in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup line-up. Mary has since been favoured by new England manager, Sarina Wiegman, and thrived as the Lioness’ quick-fingered goalkeeper.
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One of the most recognisable names in women’s football, Lucy Bronze made her senior international debut in 2013. Over the last decade, she has scored countless goals and won several awards, including the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Silver Ball. Lucy has scored countless goals for England’s Women’s Team, reflecting her striking ability.
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In 2016, Millie Bright earned her first senior cap for the England Women’s Team. She was later selected in 2019 for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, where she played in the Quarter and Semi-Finals. With experience as England’s captain in 2021, and several World Cup appearances under her belt, Millie was an integral player in the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 final.
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Rachel Daly played for England in the under-15s through to the under-23 level. With a long list of victories to her name, including the 2019 SheBelieves Cup and several World Cup qualifying matches in 2018, it is no surprise that Rachel was chosen for England’s Euro 2022 team. She dominated on the pitch as a defender then put on a fantastic performance at the afterparty!
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Keira Walsh is no stranger to the international stage. She was called up to the under-15 squad in 2009 aged just 12 years old, before competing in the UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship in 2013. Upon joining the senior England squad, Keira played in the winning SheBelieves Cup team, and in 2022, joined the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 line-up.
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Another England favourite, Beth Mead made her debut for England’s senior team in 2018, as a substitute. In her first match, she scored twice for the Lionesses to secure their 6-0 win over Kazakhstan. Beth scored the winning goal against Portugal in 2019 and went on to achieve her first international hat-trick in 2021 – she was a formidable force in England’s 2022 squad and earned the Golden Boot.
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After being named a “stand out player” in Team GB’s Gold-medal winning side at the 2013 Summer Universiade, Fran Kirby cemented her importance to England’s Women’s team. She has countless international goals to her name, including in England’s 1-0 friendly win over Brazil in 2018. In 2022, Fran was selected for the Women’s Euro England final.
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Georgia Stanway captained England’s under-17 team in 2016, an incredible feat of leadership and determination. With over 35 goals scored for the Youth side, Georgia joined the senior team in 2018 and scored her first England goal that year. An awe-inspiring striker, Georgia was a strong member of England’s Euro 2022 squad.
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In 2017, two years after joining England’s under-15 squad, Lauren Hemp captained England’s UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship team and even scored in the 5-0 win against the Republic of Ireland. After being named Vauxhall England Young Player of the Year, Lauren was chosen for England’s Euro 2022 side.
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After a highly successful youth career, Ellen White made her senior debut in 2010. She was named England women’s all-time top World Cup goal scorers and in 2019, scored in front of record-breaking crowds against Germany. In 2021, Ellen became England’s all-time record goals scorer after securing a hat-trick against Latvia – considering her prowess, it is no surprise that Ellen starred in the Euro 2022 final.
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Euro 2022: England Women's Final Substitutes
- Alex Greenwood
- Jess Carter
- Hannah Hampton
- Demi Stokes
- Jill Scott
- Nikita Parris
- Chloe Kelly
- Bethany England
- Ella Toone
- Ellie Roebuck
- Lotte Wubben-Moy
- Alessia Russio