It is has been quite a successful break for the Arsenal Women players scattered all over the globe, bringing home victories, goals and qualification for the Elite Rounds.
Jordan Nobbs, Danielle Carter and Jodie Taylor were all selected for England away friendly to France. Jordan Nobbs played the full 90 minutes, Jodie Taylor got 83 minutes, while Danielle Carter was an unused substitute in the 1-0 defeat to les Bleues.
Emma Mitchell and Lisa Evans were selected for the qualifiers that yielded two victories against Belarus 2-1 away and Albania 5-0 at home. Lisa Evans played 84 minutes against Belarus. Emma Mitchell played the full 90 minutes against Albania, Lisa Evans got 15 minutes as a sub and scored a goal.
Sari Van Veenendaal, Dominique Janssen, Anna Miedema and Danielle Van De Donk were selected for the Netherlands friendly against Austria and the World Cup qualifier against Norway. Janssen, Van Veenendaal and Van De Donk started the game against Austria. Miedema came on with 35 minutes to play and scored the second goal in the 2-0 win.
All four played 90 minutes against Norway with Van Veenendaal saving a penalty from Chelsea’s midfielder Mjelde and Miedema scoring the winner in injury time from a cross shot for the 1-0 win.
— WomensSoccerUnited (@WSUasa) October 24, 2017
Louise Quinn and on-loan winger Katie McCabe were both selected for the Ireland away qualifier to Slovakia, both played 90 minutes in the 2-0 win. McCabe was booked in the game.
Jessica Samuelsson was involved with in the 5-0 win against Hungary but ended up with an injury. Sweden also beat Denmark as the Danish FA forfeited the game and will be investigated by UEFA.
Muscle rupture in the foot is the verdict for Jessica Samuelsson, who was stretchered off field yesterday. https://t.co/h8vv6MAV2F
— Daniel (@DandalBs) October 25, 2017
6. England u19
Anna Filbey, Taylor Hinds, and Jess N’Gunga, alongside former Gunner Laura Hooper, all contributed to England’s three wins and 14-0 overall goal difference in the qualifying round. England are through to the Elite Round.