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Legacy numbers for Lionesses introduced to mark 50th anniversary of first international

The England senior women's team has introduced legacy numbers which will be given to every player to have represented the nation.

The 227 players who have played for the Lionesses will be assigned a number from the order in which they played for their country.

It marks the 50th anniversary of the team's first international, against Scotland on November 18, 1972.

Sue Buckett, the goalkeeper in that game, is awarded number 1. The most recent England debutant, Katie Robinson, is number 227.
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