News – UK – Steph Houghton is still a fan of Jill Scott before the teammate milestone was hit


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England captain Steph Houghton has celebrated the “legend” Jill Scott as her teammate from Manchester City prepares to celebrate her 150th Win an international match for your country

Scott, who was loaned to former Everton club last month, will hit the milestone on Tuesday when the lionesses at St Playing George’s Park against Northern Ireland

The 34-year-old made her debut against Holland in 2006 and only Fara Williams, who won 172 caps, has made multiple appearances for England

Like Scott, Houghton comes from the north east of England and the two have been friends since they were young The skipper spoke of her pride and admiration for the midfielder

“I think the legend gets tossed around a bit at times, but it’s absolutely incredible just being the second person to get 150 capsules and I’m so proud of them. She is a legend in my eyes,” said Houghton

“Everyone looks up to her and see what she does. Playing so often is not through luck, but through hard work and the desire to improve and learn and put in all the efforts that nobody sees.” p>

“She’s an incredible footballer. She’s one of the first names on the team’s sheet and one of the best midfielders in the world She’s shown such a consistent level of performance for so long that it’s unbelievable

“I’m full of admiration for her and the team too I think she has a few more years if she wants but we’ll all be so proud of her tomorrow and she deserves every good comment and praise that she has she gets because I know how hard she works and what it means for her to play for England

“She is a legend in my eyes and I would have her on my team no matter which team I am on because I appreciate all the dirty work she does that people may not see or recognize”

“People get stuck on goals and awards or whatever it is, but when you’re part of a successful team you need players willing to do the dirty work, and she definitely is””

England has not played since March last year after games against Germany and Norway were canceled due to coronavirus

On Tuesday, the former Norwegian midfielder Hege Riise, who has won 188 caps for her country, will take on her first game for the Lionesses as interim manager The Dutch boss Sarina Wiegman will finally take the lead after Phil Neville’s last departure in September month

Houghton said, “Everyone was dying to get back to the colors of England and with the new manager everyone wanted to impress. It’s about us trying to figure out what they want from us as players and listening to the details that are we get

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“Hege is very calm and reserved, but when she speaks you listen. She is about an offensive style of play, lots of rallies and in the last few days it has been interesting to hear what she wants from an offensive and defensive point of view”

The Lionesses have lost seven of their last eleven games and Houghton said: “We are excited and can’t wait to get the English shirt back on

“There is a bit of frustration but we can’t wait to play and show everyone what we’ve been working on and get back to the rhythm of playing for England”

“We talked about performance and results and we want to remedy the situation on Tuesday”

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