#Lionesses : Jodie Taylor withdraws from squad with injury

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The England Women’s squad for this month’s matches against Brazil and Australia reported to St. George’s Park yesterday but Seattle Reign forward Jodie Taylor has withdrawn due to a bone bruise.

TheFA.com reports that this condition requires some time to settle down and recover and as such Taylor will also miss England’s international against Sweden in Rotherham in November as she continues her recovery.

Meanwhile, Taylor and Wales midfielder Jess Fishlock have been retained by Seattle Reign FC for the 2019 National Women’s Soccer League season.

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Updated squad:

Goalkeepers: Karen Bardsley (Manchester City), Mary Earps (Wolfsburg), Carly Telford (Chelsea)

Defenders: Hannah Blundell (Chelsea), Millie Bright (Chelsea), Lucy Bronze (Lyon), Gabby George (Everton), Alex Greenwood (Manchester United), Steph Houghton (Manchester City), Abbie McManus (Manchester City), Leah Williamson (Arsenal)

Midfielders: Isobel Christiansen (Lyon), Fran Kirby (Chelsea), Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal), Jill Scott (Manchester City), Lucy Staniforth (Birmingham City), Keira Walsh (Manchester City), Fara Williams (Reading)

Forwards: Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Toni Duggan (Barcelona), Melissa Lawley (Manchester City), Beth Mead (Arsenal), Nikita Parris (Manchester City), Jodie Taylor* (Seattle Reign).

* withdrew injured

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