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Ellen White ruled out Friday’s penultimate pre-Euro 2022 warm up game

England suffer a Covid blow at their women’s Euro camp, with Ellen White sent home after testing positive… and star striker will miss their penultimate warm-up match against the Netherlands

  • Announced that Ellen White had temporarily withdrawn from the squad
  • The attacker will be checked before returning to the squad as soon as possible
  • England’s home campaign for the European Championship 2022 starts on August 6 against Austria
  • Ellen White is the Lionesses’ all-time record scorer with 50 goals

Ellen White will miss the English women’s game against the Netherlands on Friday after she tested positive for coronavirus.

The Football Association said the Manchester City striker – the Lionesses’ record scorer with 50 goals – had returned home and will be “monitored regularly to return to camp as soon as possible”, with no replacement being called for.

England will face the Dutch at Elland Road in the second of three warm-up games ahead of next month’s European home championship.

Sarina Wiegman’s team, which beat Belgium 3-0 last week in Molineux, will close the trio of friendlies with a clash against Switzerland in Zurich on June 30 before opening the European Championship by beating Austria on July 6 at Old Trafford.

Ellen White has been forced to temporarily withdraw from camp in England due to Covid

Ellen White has been forced to temporarily withdraw from camp in England due to Covid

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