Jess Park replaces Fran Kirby in England Women’s squad

Jess Park of England
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Jess Park has been called up to the England Women’s squad to face Japan and Norway in November, while Fran Kirby recovers from a viral infection.

Park, who is on loan at Everton from Manchester City, receives her second senior call-up.

The 25-player squad will travel to Spain next week to take on their fellow 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup finalists Japan and Norway at the Pinatar Arena football centre in Murcia.

The fixtures see Japan up first on Friday 11 November (KO 8pm CET, 7pm GMT), followed by a meeting with Norway on Tuesday 15 November (KO 8pm CET, 7pm GMT).

Meanwhile, England’s opponents at the 2023 Arnold Clark Cup in February have been confirmed as Belgium, Italy and South Korea.

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