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England’s experienced midfielder Jill Scott tells all of her Euro 2022 team-mates

The Women’s Euros kick off on July 6 when host nation England take on Austria at Old Trafford and tensions are already mounting ahead of the tournament.

The Lionesses defeated Belgium 3-0 on Thursday in their first warm-up game and will face the Netherlands and Switzerland in their last two games.

Sarina Wiegman announced her squad for England on Wednesday and while former captain Steph Houghton missed the game, veteran midfielder Jill Scott was selected for her eighth tournament.

The 35-year-old, who has also played in two Olympics for Team GB, told Sportsmail that this will be the biggest ever.

Sportsmail has caught up with Jill Scott to get the inside scoop on the England women's team

Sportsmail has caught up with Jill Scott to get the inside scoop on the England women’s team

“We have built momentum with every tournament. At the 2012 Olympics with Team GB, we saw things change. We gathered some more momentum in 2015 in Canada during the World Cup, but

“I think with this home euro, on the backs of the men and seeing how much the nation is behind them, it’s a very exciting time. I think it’s going to be the biggest ever. It’s great to hear that the games are sold out.”

Scott, one of the most recognized names in the women’s game, has teamed up with Doritos to encourage the nation to get behind the Lionesses in the same way they did for Gareth Southgate’s team last summer. Doritos, the snacks sponsor of the European Championship, also has Chelsea’s Mason Mount on board.

England manager Sarina Wiegman has selected Scott for her eighth international tournament

England manager Sarina Wiegman has selected Scott for her eighth international tournament

“Working with such a big brand like Doritos, going to the stores recently and seeing Lucy Bronze and Leah Williamson on the front of the potato chips is really exciting,” Scott said.

“They really want as many people as possible to get behind the team for the European Championship. I’m really impressed with the work they’ve done to grow the game.”

With Scott the most experienced player on Wiegman’s squad, Sportsmail made sure she was in charge of her Lionesses teammates, from the most intelligent to the person she would hire to work in her cafe!

funniest:

Nikita Parris, she always makes us laugh. She’s always joking and she’s pretty cheeky too.

Scott says Nikita Parris is the funniest member of the England squad because she's always smiling

Scott says Nikita Parris is the funniest member of the England squad because she’s always smiling

Best/worst dressed:

We have quite a few competing for the best dressed. We have Lucy Bronze and Alex Greenwood who are all the rage.

I think if you asked the team they would probably give me or Ellen White the worst dressed.

Scott praised Lucy Bronze and Alex Greenwood for their fashion sense, but then joked that she and Ellen White had the worst taste in clothes

Scott praised Lucy Bronze and Alex Greenwood for their fashion sense, but then joked that she and Ellen White had the worst taste in clothes

loudest:

Millie Bright and Rachel Daly, you can hear them before you see them. They’re always laughing and joking too, they’re always doing TikToks and stuff like that.

Scott revealed that Millie Bright and Rachel Daly were the loudest on the squad because you could hear them before you actually saw them

Scott revealed that Millie Bright and Rachel Daly were the loudest on the squad because you could hear them before you actually saw them

Most intelligent:

I should probably give that to Leah [Williamson]† Leah is very intelligent, Leah and Lucy [Bronze]†

We recently had a quiz and you had to name as many Olympic sports as you could. We were there for about 10 minutes and I don’t think they missed any of the list.

Scott thinks Leah Williamson (above) is the most intelligent player on the team, but has also credited Bronze for her knowledge

Scott thinks Leah Williamson (above) is the most intelligent player on the team, but has also credited Bronze for her knowledge

Future manager:

I see Mary Earps is a manager. I think she likes to be in charge of something, so we put her in charge of a team.

Scott can tell Mary Earps is manager after she hangs up her goalkeeper gloves

Scott can tell Mary Earps is manager after she hangs up her goalkeeper gloves

Showboat:

Ella Toone likes to do skills for the training sessions. She’s always trying out new little tricks.

Scott says Ella Toone is the most skilled because she always practices tricks before training

Scott says Ella Toone is the most skilled because she always practices tricks before training

Worst Loser:

Keira Walsh, she absolutely hates losing. If we play small games and her team didn’t win, you’ll hear about it for the rest of the week.

Scott Says Keira Walsh Hates Losing Even If It's A Little Game In Practice

Scott Says Keira Walsh Hates Losing Even If It’s A Little Game In Practice

Best coach:

There are a few, we have a very good group with a good attitude. I could give that to Lotte [Wubben-Moy]I think Lotte always gets her head down and does the right thing.

Scott has praised Lotte Wubben-Moy for her work ethic during English training sessions

Scott has praised Lotte Wubben-Moy for her work ethic during English training sessions

Probably too late:

Me, 100 percent! I can’t even get away with that. I’m trying to shift things around as late as possible and with two minutes to go I’m still packing my boots!

And finally… who would you hire to work in your café, Boxx 2 Boxx Coffee?

I should probably say Lotte as she is also a huge coffee fan. I don’t know how good her coffee making skills are, but she is really interested in coffee.

Scott even admitted to being the person most likely to show up late

Scott even admitted to being the person most likely to show up late

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