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Who is England Women’s captain? Lionesses skipper for UEFA Women’s EURO 2022

England are internet hosting this summer time’s UEFA Girls’s EURO 2022 finals and expectations are excessive for Sarina Wiegman’s crew.

The Lionesses have made the semifinals of the previous three worldwide tournaments and the hope is that dwelling benefit might assist them to go one higher this time round.

Discover out who has the honour of main the crew.

Who’s England Girls’s captain?

England Girls’s captain is Leah Williamson. The 25-year-old Arsenal defender was appointed as everlasting skipper by Wiegman in April 2022 forward of the Girls’s Euros finals.

Williamson made her England debut in Russia on June 7, 2018. She has since received 27 senior caps for her nation.

Who did Leah Williamson exchange as England captain?

Williamson changed Steph Houghton as England captain. Houghton, additionally the Manchester Metropolis skipper, has struggled with harm in latest months and has not been match sufficient to start out for the nationwide crew since February 2021.

The 34-year-old is just not a part of the England squad for the Girls’s Euros.

Ellen White and Steph Houghton in Canada, in 2015

Williamson was captain for the primary two camps underneath Wiegman, starting in September 2021, earlier than sustaining a hamstring harm, with Millie Vivid stepping in then.

Who’s England Girls’s vice-captain?

Chelsea centre-half Millie Vivid is England Girls’s vice-captain, and Manchester Metropolis striker Ellen White is third in line for the armband.

Who else has captained England Girls?

Because the official England Girls crew was shaped in 1972, there have been 11 everlasting captains.

Participant Years as captain
Sheila Parker (nee Porter) 1972-1976
Carol Thomas (nee McCune) 1976-1985
Debbie Bampton 1985-1991, 1995-1997
Gillian Coultard 1991-1995, 1997-2000
Mo Marley 2000-2001
Tara Proctor 2001
Karen Walker 2002
Faye White 2002-2012
Casey Stoney 2012-2014
Steph Houghton 2014-2022
Leah Williamson 2022-present

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