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Jordan Nobbs surgery update

Jordan Nobbs

Jordan Nobbs underwent a successful operation on Monday to repair an ACL rupture in her left knee. 

She now begins her recovery process with the support of specialist care, but sadly her injury rules her out of the Women’s World Cup next summer. 

England head coach Phil Neville said:  “We are all wishing Jordan a speedy recovery and will be supporting her every step of the way throughout her rehabilitation process. 

“She is an invaluable member of the Lionesses squad and played a huge part in helping us secure our place at next summer’s Women’s World Cup finals in France.   

“Naturally we are disappointed that a player of Jordan’s ability and importance will not be able to take part in the World Cup, but the priority is that she returns to full fitness and can look forward to many exciting years ahead playing for both her club and country.”

Everyone at the club will be supporting Jordan through her recovery.

Pre-Match Report

Millwall v Arsenal - The Brief

Van de Donk

We have the opportunity to finish top of Group D on Wednesday night when we face Millwall Lionesses in the Continental Tyres Cup. 

THE STORY SO FAR 

We’re currently top of the table on nine points having won each of our opening three fixtures.

We kicked off our campaign with a 3-1 win over West Ham with goals from Katie McCabe and Beth Mead, before beating Lewes 9-0 and Charlton 5-0.

Miedema scored a hat-trick against Lewes and a brace against Charlton, meaning she’s currently our top goalscorer in the competition.

Only Chelsea (20) have scored more goals than us (17) in the group stage, but we have a game in hand.

Mathematically, West Ham could take top spot via goal difference in their final group-stage outing, but that would only be possible if we slip to defeat.

Miedema

THE OPPOSITION 

Millwall head into this fixture at the bottom of Group D, having failed to win any of their three outings in the competition so far.

The Lionesses were beaten 4-2 in their opening group stage encounter, before failing to trouble Lewes and West Ham in 3-0 and 4-0 defeats respectively.

Gabriella Ravenscroft and Evie Clarke scored their only two goals in the competition so far.

ONE TO WATCH 

After making her full debut for the club in our last Continental Tyres Cup clash, Amelia Hazard will be desperate to score her first senior goal.

The youngster showed great understanding with Miedema in the final third against Charlton - and she almost found the back of the net after narrowly firing wide on the stroke of half-time.

With qualification already guaranteed, Montemurro is keen to hand opportunities to our academy stars on Wednesday night.

Amelia Hazard

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Beth Mead voted FSF Women’s Player of the Year

Beth Mead

Beth Mead was named Women’s Player of the Year at the Football Supporters Federation Awards on Monday night.

With more than 366,000 votes cast, the FSF Awards are the largest supporter-led awards in the UK - and Mead topped the poll despite facing stiff competition.

She has scored three goals and assisted six times in the Women’s Super League this season, in addition to scoring twice on her full international debut for England in September.

“Since signing for Arsenal, Beth has established herself as a firm favourite amongst the Gunners’ faithful - terrorising opposition full backs with her pace and tenacity and turning goal-provider as well as goalscorer,” said Jen O’Neil, editor of She Kicks magazine. 

Chelsea’s Fran Kirby finished as runner-up, while Remi Allen (Reading), Lucy Staniforth (Sunderland), Keira Walsh (Manchester City) and Ellen White (Birmingham) completed the shortlist.