Source: World Rugby

China women qualify for Tokyo 2020

Sean Horan, New Zealand women’s silver medal-winning coach at Rio 2016, is set to lead another side at an Olympic Games after his new charges China used their recent HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series experience to overpower a largely youthful Hong Kong team and win the Asia Rugby qualification tournament on home soil in Guangzhou,

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Source: The FA

Lionesses beat the Matildas 1-0 in China

Isobel Christiansen scored England’s only goal in their 1-0 victory over Australia’s Matildas in their second and final match of the CFA International Women’s Football Tournament in China today, having lost to China 2-1 in their first game. The Matildas were quarter finalists in the World Cup in Canada and were no push over but England

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China beat England 2-1 in opening fixture

China started brightly in  the opening match of the CFA International Women’s Football Tournament in China, with Shuang Wang scoring in just five minutes.  She was on target again just before half time although Eni Aluko halved the deficit in injury time.  Chelsea defender Gilly Flaherty made her debut and team mates Drew Spence and Laura Coombs made

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Mark Sampson names squad for tournament in China

Mark Sampson has added four new players to his squad for England Women’s trip to China next week.  Chelsea trio Hannah Blundell, Laura Coombs and Drew Spence and Sunderland’s Beth Mead have all been named in the 21-player group for the CFA International Women’s Football Tournament. At the same time he is resting some Notts County

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Source: The FA

The Lionesses to take part in tournament in China

The  England Women’s football team will take part in the CFA International Women’s Football Tournament later this month.  The Lionesses will travel to China on Monday 19th October and will face China and Australia in the mini tournament. This will be the first tournament for the Lionesses since finishing third in the World Cup in Canada

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