Stage set for England to honour ‘humble, brilliant’ Steph Houghton

Phil Neville says he is determined to celebrate his captain’s career when she wins her 100th cap against Sweden on Sunday

Humility. It is a word that keeps cropping up in conversations about Steph Houghton and a quality that is certain to ensure England’s captain can expect the warmest of ovations when she receives her 100th cap at Rotherham on Sunday.

“I want to make it a special day,” said Phil Neville as the Lionesses’ coach prepared for the friendly against Sweden. “Steph’s so humble that she doesn’t want a fuss, she doesn’t want it to be all about her but I’m determined to celebrate her international career.”

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via Football | The Guardian

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