Five of record-breaker Ellen White’s most memorable England goals

Five of record-breaker Ellen White’s most memorable England goals
White surpassed Kelly Smith’s tally of 46 international strikes in the Women’s World Cup qualifying match against Latvia

Ellen White has overtaken Kelly Smith to become England’s all-time leading goalscorer by reaching 47 international strikes early on in the Women’s World Cup qualifying match against Latvia.

A quickfire brace scored inside four first-half minutes saw White finally edge her Lionesses tally beyond Smith’s at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium.

这里, the PA news agency takes a look at five of her most famous England strikes.

英国 3-0 奥地利, Women’s World Cup qualifying, 行进 25 2010

White made her England debut as a substitute, in the absence of Smith whose record she has gone on to break. She scored in the 84th minute to cap off the win with a chip from a narrow angle.

英国 2-0 日本, World Cup Group Stage, 七月 5 2011

Ellen White made her World Cup debut in 2011 (尼克波茨/ PA)

White scored a crucial opening goal as the Lionesses beat Japan to secure their place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a clever lob over the goalkeeper.

英国 6-0 苏格兰, Women’s European Championships, 七月 19 2017, Group stage

White was part of a resounding win over Scotland (迈克埃格顿/ PA)

White scored the Lionesses’ third goal of the game in a dominant victory over rivals Scotland, pouncing on a loose ball after Jill Scott’s effort from distance rebounded off the crossbar and into the path of the predatory striker.

美国 0-1 英国, She Believes Cup, 行进 4 2017

White pounced after Lucy Bronze’s strike hit the crossbar, as England stunned the world champions at the She Believes Cup despite being the lowest-ranked team at the event.

英国 3-0 Norway, World Cup Quarter-finals, 六月 27 2019

White celebrates scoring England’s second against Norway (John Walton/PA)

White found the net from close range to double England’s lead as they booked their place in a second consecutive Women’s World Cup semi-final.