With just a couple of weeks for the Euros, Georgia Stanway has spoken about the England Women squad selection and the mood in the camp during media day. It was a busy afternoon as the team faced the media for the first time since Sarina Wiegman announced her squad last week. England will look to make the use of home advantage as they enter the tournament as one of the favorites.
“We’ve not massively spoken about it [winning the Euros] because we’re taking each day as it comes. We’ve got friendly games as well so we’re focusing on them and not necessarily how important the opposition is but just on us – what we can do, the work that we can do on the grass to try and put ourselves in the best position we can,” England Women forward Georgia Stanway said. “It’s going to be surreal [at Old Trafford]. The number of tickets we’ve sold, it’s a sell-out and I’m struggling to even sort my family out, but it’s going to be an unbelievable experience. The first game, home Euros, it’s going to be very surreal. We want to mimic what the men created last summer and build that excitement, build the whole nation and try and create something special.”
“It’s so exciting. Three years ago, I was the 24th player and went [to the World Cup] for the experience but now, it doesn’t feel real and for it to be a home tournament is very exciting,” Ellie Roebuck said. “Any injury in football is difficult and after spending a long period of time out, I’m not where I wanted to be coming into the last stage of the season. Hopefully, I’ve now put that behind me and focus on enjoying football again, trying to improve myself and focusing on myself.”