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Carney, Aluko, Chapman inducted into WSL Hall of Fame


Karen Carney, Eni Aluko and Katie Chapman have become the latest inductees into the Women's Super League Hall of Fame.

The three England internationals have been recognised for their contribution to the growth of the women's game, both on and off the pitch.

They follow in the footsteps of Fara Williams and Rachel Yankey, who last year became the first two members of the elite group, which also includes Chelsea manager Emma Hayes and former striker Kelly Smith.

Nicknamed 'The Wizard', Carney enjoyed an illustrious career which included nine seasons in the WSL with hometown club Birmingham City and Chelsea, as well as a stint at Arsenal.

Carney's 144 caps place her as England's third highest international appearance maker of all time, with her Lionesses career reaching its conclusion after the 2019 World Cup.

"It's weird, even though I received this for playing, I don't see my work for the league as done," the Sky Sports pundit said. "That's why I'm really honoured, but my work doesn't stop.

"We've got a duty to keep moving it forward in the way we broadcast the league and how we speak about it. It's a massive honour. It's really special so I'm grateful and humbled."

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