Jess Fishlock returns for Wales Women, Sophie Ingle set for 100th cap

Wales veteran Jess Fishlock returns from injury
Photo: Will Cheshire

Jayne Ludlow has named a squad of 27 players as Wales prepare to face Norway in the Women’s EURO 2022 Qualifying Round.

Wales most-capped player Jess Fishlock returns following an 18-month absence due to injury, while Elise Hughes and Gemma Evans are also back after recovering from knocks, reports faw.cymru.

Captain Sophie Ingle is expected to win her 100th cap in Oslo, while Poppy Soper, Cerys Jones and Bethan McGowan all receive their first senior call-ups.

Megan Wynne misses out due to an ACL injury and Loren Dykes is unavailable for personal reasons.

The squad will be cut down to 20 who will travel to Oslo to face Norway on Tuesday 22 September, with the game live on the BBC. Wales currently sit in second place in the group, four points behind the Norwegians with four games remaining.

Wales Squad:

Laura O’Sullivan (Cardiff City LFC, (Claire Skinner (Cardiff City FC), Poppy Soper (Plymouth Argyle), Jess Fishlock (Reading- on loan from OL Reign), Sophie Ingle (Chelsea), Hayley Ladd (Man Utd), Gemma Evans (Bristol City), Rhiannon Roberts (Liverpool), Anna Filbey (Spurs), Angharad James (Reading), Nadia Lawrence (Cardiff City LFC), Rachel Rowe (Reading), Natasha Harding (Reading), Elise Hughes (Everton), Helen Ward (Watford), Kayleigh Green (Brighton), Josie Green (Spurs), Ffion Morgan (Crystal Palace), Charlie Estcourt (London Bees), Lily Woodham (Reading), Maria Francis-Jones (Cardiff City LFC), Kylie Nolan (Cardiff City LFC), Carrie Jones (Man Utd), Cerys Jones (Brighton), Georgia Walters (Blackburn), Chloe Williams (Man Utd), Bethan McGowan (unattached).

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