Houghton has been a staple in the Lionesses defensive structure for a number of years and still has plenty to offer. The centre back has shown off her stout commitment to keeping a clean sheet this season with her timely challenges and goal line clearances. Houghton is also an indirect free kick specialist and can pot the ball from the most incomprehensible angles. With ample international experience, Houghton’s leadership and calming presence should not be underestimated in a tournament of such prestige.
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