Source: The FA

England U19s draw with Italy

England Women’s U19 took on Italy today in a friendly match. Italy scored on 41′ but held the lead for just one minute before England equalised through Arsenal’s Chloe Kelly to earn the England U19s a respectable draw away from home. This friendly is part of Mo Marley’s preparaton for the Euro qualifiers next spring, the

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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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Source: Don Miles

Sarah Taylor to make Australian cricket history this weekend

England women’s wicket-keeper batsman Sarah Taylor will become the first woman to play Australian first grade cricket, when she makes her debut for Northern Districts Cricket Club (“the Jets”) in the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) West End Premier Cricket Competition on Saturday. SACA Premier Cricket is a two-day competition and represents the highest level

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ICC announce increased investment in women’s cricket

ICC announce substantial increase in prize money for global women’s events from 2016-2023 England to host biggest ever ICC Women’s World Cup in 2017 ICC Women’s Championship to continue post 2017 England women’s captain, Charlotte Edwards, has applauded news from the International Cricket Council (ICC) today that the ICC Board has committed to significantly increasing

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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: Gary Baker

England Netball star Tamsin Greenway to retire

England mid-courter Tamsin Greenway has today announced her immediate retirement from all forms of netball. The former Surrey Storm player-coach led her side to the 2015 Netball Superleague title before clinching bronze with England at the Netball World Cup this summer. Tamsin will continue in her role as coach of the Surrey Storm for the 2016

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Source: Loughborough University

England Netball to continue to use Loughborough University as training base

Loughborough University has announced that England Netball will continue to use its facilities for senior team training. Following an extremely positive preparation camp prior to winning bronze at the Netball World Cup in Australia this summer, Tracey Neville and her squad will continue to use the University as their base until at least January 2016. Commencing

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Search for England Women’s Head Coach gets underway

The recruitment process for the new position of England Women’s Head Coach has started today with the posting of the job description. Alongside overall responsibility for the performance and management of the England women’s team in all forms of the game, the new England Women’s Head Coach will be responsible for: Developing a team which inspires

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