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Will Hannah Hampton get into England’s World Cup squad?

The English goalkeeper has proven yet again what she is capable of.

The 23-year-old was in England’s Euro winning squad in the summer but didn’t feature, with the likes of Mary Earps and Ellie Roebuck in front of her.


Sarina Wiegman hasn’t picked her since the Euros to be in the squad, due to behavioural issues, with Sandy Maciver being picked over her.


But has the Aston Villa star done enough to be in the World Cup squad?


Hampton has played all 15 of Villa’s games in the Women’s Super League and has helped them push up to 5th in the league, one below Arsenal.

Last season Aston Villa finished 9th, which shows just how far they have come as a club and Hampton has been a main part of that.


Hampton is also a goalkeeper that can play out from the back and will happily invite pressure. Both Aston Villa and the Lionesses play this way, which allows her to be a good candidate for the summer World Cup.


It will be hard for any goalkeeper to be picked over England’s number 1 Mary Earps. Earps has completed 9 clean sheets in Man United’s 15 games this season and only conceding 0.9 goals a game on average.


The 30-year-old also started all matches under Wiegman in the Euros and has won many awards since, including, the Best Goalkeeper award.

Manchester United are also second in the Women’s Super League so far this season.

With this in mind it is looking likely that Earps will be number one for the World Cup.


There is a lot of competition for the English goalkeepers going to the World Cup, and with Wiegman only being able to pick 3 she cannot pick them all, but Hannah Hampton has definitely showed why she should be picked again.



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