NATALIE Haythornthwaite has been named in the England Netball squad for the World Cup in Liverpool in July.

The Barrowford-born goal attack has 36 caps to her name and was part of the historic squad that won gold at the Commonwealth Games last year.

Haythornthwaite played for Manchester Thunder and Wasps Netball in the English Superleague, winning consecutive titles with Wasps in 2017 and 2018.

The 26-year-old now plays for Australian Super Netball league side New South Wales Swifts.

England's first game at the Wold Cup will be against Uganda on Friday, July 12th.

Tracey Neville's England squad goes as follows: Geva Mentor, Eboni Usoro-Brown, Fran Williams, Layla Guscoth, Jade Clarke, Serena Guthrie, Natalie Panagarry, Chelsea Pitman, Natalie Haythornthwaite, Helen Housby, Jo Harten, Rachel Dunn.