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England’s Hockey Players Back in Training

After a sterling start to the season which has seen Surbiton rise to the top of the Investec Women’s Premier Division, Georgie Twigg and her international team mates have  returned to their full time training schedule at Bisham Abbey. England Hockey caught up with her to find out how the international squad are shaping up and

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Charlotte Edwards nominated for this year’s LG People’s Choice Award

Inspirational England captain Charlotte Edwards has been nominated for this year’s LG People’s Choice Award. If successful Edwards would be in the company of  legendary Sachin Tendulkar; she would also be the first woman to win the award. This year’s fifth LG People’s Choice Award sees five players from five different countries nominated to win the only award

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St George’s Park – the National Training Centre

St. George’s Park has created a culture of excellence and togetherness but has many challenges ahead, according to its managing director. On 9 October 2012 the National Football Centre opened its doors to England’s stars, coaches and football enthusiasts alike – and began creating an elite football learning and training environment.  The opening ceremony was

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Win a children’s party at Wembley before Germany match

To celebrate England Women’s first match at the new Wembley, the FA are giving children and parents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend a fantastic party at football’s most famous stadium. Mark Sampson’s side will entertain current European champions Germany on Sunday 23 November – the Three Lions’ first piece of preparation for next summer’s World Cup. To

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Rugby World Cup Winners retire

England Rugby have announced the retirement of two of England’s Women’s Rugby World Cup winners from international rugby. Prop Sophie Hemming and second row Rebecca Essex, who both starred in England’s 21-9 World Cup final victory over Canada in August, will hang up their international boots with immediate effect. Hemming, 34, has proved herself to

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Women’s Football – Why So Many Knee Injuries?

The Women’s Football Show on BBC3 Monday evening featured an article by Alastair Mcgowan of BBC Sport about the increase in anterior cruciate ligament injuries suffered by women this season.   Guests on the show, which was hosted by Tina Daheley, were Eni Aluko (England and Chelsea) and Ellen White (England and Notts County) who has

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Steph Houghton and Wayne Rooney discuss Wembley games

England captains Wayne Rooney and Steph Houghton met at St. George’s Park as they both prepare for big games at Wembley Stadium. Rooney is building up to Thursday’s European Qualifier against San Marino under the arch, while Houghton cannot wait for a historic meeting with Germany there next month. The England Women’s team will play

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