Toni Duggan withdraws from England squad ahead of Germany match at 'full-house' Wembley

Duggan, right, missed recent England games with injury (PA Images)
12:57pm, Fri 08 Nov 2019
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Atletico Madrid player Toni Duggan has withdrawn from the England squad for this weekend's friendly against Germany, after suffering a back injury. 

Duggan did not play in the Lionesses' most recent friendlies due to injury. Manchester City's Georgia Stanway and Gemma Bonner have been called into the squad.

Bonner said on the prospect of playing at Wembley: "It's an unbelievable thought [to be playing in front of 90,000 people] but quite a scary thought too. I'm sure we are not going to be able to hear ourselves think."

The 28-year-old believes more people have started to respect the women's game. 

"People are starting to respect that from the outside - in terms of the honesty, the hard work that we've put in, the sacrifices, all the decisions that we've made in our lives to get to the position and be on the platform that we're now on. We're more accessible to the crowd."

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