BBC Sport - Steph Houghton: England captain confident of being fit for World Cup

Houghton 'progressing really well'

England captain Steph Houghton is "progressing really well" from her knee injury and is "100%" confident of regaining full fitness before this summer's World Cup in Canada.

The Manchester City defender sustained the injury at the Cyprus Cup in March and has faced a tight race to recover in time for the tournament which starts on 6 June.

"I'm joining back in training in the next few weeks but it's important that we just take it day by day," the 26-year-old said.

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