by Sylvain Jamet
There are plenty of Arsenal Ladies players on international duty as it is the summer break in the FA WSL.
Here is a recap of all the players that have been called up for their national team so far.
Siobhan Chamberlain, Jordan Nobbs, Casey Stoney, Lianne Sanderson and Alex Scott are with England in Canada. They will play France, Mexico and Colombia in Group F.
Vicky Losada, Natalia Pablon Sanchon are also in Canada with Spain. They will play Costa Rica, Brazil and Korea republic in Group E and might come up against England in round 2 of the tournament.
Emma Mitchell and Caroline Weir were called up for the 1-0 friendly defeat against France. Emma Mitchell played the full game and Caroline Weir came on as sub in the 70th minute.
Jemma Rose captained the England side and played the full three games. England lost 3-0 to Norway, 3-1 to Sweden and 2-1 to the USA ending at the bottom of the tournament’s table.
Chioma Ubogagu was called for the US WNT u23 side in the Nordic Cup tournament. She started the game and played 66 minutes in the 2-1 win against Sweden. She came on at half-time in the 2-2 draw against host Norway and scored twice. She started the final game against England and was subbed at half-time. USA won that game 2-1and the tournament with seven points.
Two Arsenal players, Carla Humphrey and Taome Oliver, have been called for the double header friendly against France in preparation for the u19 euros. Both will be hoping to be on the plane to Israel where England will play Germany, Spain and Norway. The tournament will start on the 15th of July. The four semi-finalists will qualify for the u20 Women World Cup to be played in Papua New Guinea.
Five Arsenal players have been called up for the forthcoming u17 Euros played in Iceland, it includes four double winners Lucy Parker, Georgia Allen, Charlie Devlin and Rianna Dean plus Chloe Kelly who has made the first team bench a couple of times and already scored in friendlies for them.
England u17 will play Iceland, Spain and Germany with the tournament starting on the 22nd June.