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Seven Blues Called into England Women's Team

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The USA will play host to the inaugural She Believes Cup next month. England will participate less than a year after a third-place finish in the FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada.

England's squad will contain seven members of the Manchester City Women's Football Club including Blues and Lionesses Captain Steph Houghton. Karen Bardsley, Lucy Bronze, Demi Stokes, Izzy Christiansen, Jill Scott and Toni Duggan have also been included in Mark Sampson's side.

The full squad of England selections is below:

Goalkeepers: Karen Bardsley (Manchester City), Siobhan Chamberlain (Liverpool), Carly Telford (Notts County).

Defenders: Laura Bassett (Notts County), Lucy Bronze (Manchester City), Gilly Flaherty (Chelsea), Alex Greenwood (Liverpool), Steph Houghton (Manchester City), Claire Rafferty (Chelsea), Alex Scott (Arsenal), Demi Stokes (Manchester City), Casey Stoney (Arsenal).

Midfielders: Katie Chapman (Chelsea), Isobel Christiansen (Manchester City), Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal), Jill Scott (Manchester City), Fara Williams (Arsenal).

Forwards: Eniola Aluko (Chelsea), Karen Carney (Chelsea), Gemma Davison (Chelsea), Toni Duggan (Manchester City), Fran Kirby (Chelsea), Jodie Taylor (Portland Thorns).