Chelsea and England Women striker Fran Kirby has been ruled out of Chelsea. She will be out of action for an indefinite amount of time. She is battling with ongoing health struggles.
Kirby has been absent from competition since February. She confirmed in a tweet that she plans to “put her health first”. She thanked people for the messages of support that she has received.
Chelsea manager Emma Hayes Revealed About Fran Kirby’s Condition
Chelsea manager Emma Hayes is preparing her team to take on Arsenal this weekend. Kirby has been suffering from ‘fatigue’, and the cause of her health problem is yet unknown.
“No chance of her playing at the weekend. She’s been taking some time in the background, been suffering from a lot of fatigue.
“I don’t have a definitive reason why that is, we don’t know but we’re trying to get to the bottom of it and taking the time we can to try and find the right solutions for Fran. This is something that’s been ongoing and unfortunately, until we get to the bottom of it Fran won’t be available for selection.”
Fran Kirby Tweet On Her Official Twitter Account
I’m sad that I have to write to you all another message like this 😢. With this being an ongoing issue throughout my career, it was time to put my health first. 🙏🏻 Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to message, I’m doing everything to try and come back once again 🤞🏻❤️
England’s Euro 2022 fixtures
Kirby was named WSL Player of the Season last year. She has missed the previous campaign. The striker scored in England’s Arnold Clark Cup victory against Germany in February. Sarina Wiegman’s side won the title. The European Championships this summer will be following the schedule below:
- July 6: England vs Austria – kick-off 8 pm, Old Trafford
- July 11 England v Norway – kick-off 8 pm, Brighton and Hove Community Stadium
- July 15 Northern Ireland vs England – kick-off 8 pm, St Mary’s
Wednesday, July 20
Quarter-final 1: Winners Group A v Runners-up Group B – kick-off 8 pm, Brighton and Hove Community Stadium
Thursday, July 21
Quarter-final 2: Winners Group B v Runners-up Group A – kick-off 8 pm, London Community Stadium
Tuesday, July 26
Semi-final 1: Winners quarter-final 1 v Winners quarter-final 3 – kick-off 8 pm, Bramall Lane
Wednesday July 27
Semi-final 2: Winners quarter-final 2 v Winners quarter-final 4 – kick-off 8 pm, Stadium MK
Sunday, July 31
Winners semi-final 1 v Winners semi-final 2 – kick-off 5 pm, Wembley