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Lionesses squad update

Karen Carney and Mel Lawley have been called in to the England squad after Keira Walsh and Fran Kirby withdrew. Walsh and Kirby, who both picked up slight knocks during weekend action for Manchester City and Chelsea respectively, will return to their clubs as a precautionary measure. Since making her debut in 2005, Carney has

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Neville combines youth and experience in England squad

Phil Neville has named his England squad for the forthcoming internationals. Uncapped Manchester City duo Georgia Stanway and goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck are included with head coach Neville, once again, underlining his commitment to giving young players opportunities to progress to the senior team. Having previously represented Arsenal, forward Chioma Ubogagu, currently plying her trade on

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Lionesses to play Austria

England will travel to Austria as they continue their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup preparation. The Lionesses take on Dominik Thalhammer’s outfit, currently ranked 21st in the world, at BSFZ Arena in Maria Enzersdorf, a suburb south of Vienna, on Thursday 8 November [kick-off 18:00]. The two sides met in England’s final home game before

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England women football squad update

Jill Scott has had to withdraw from the England squad due to discomfort in her ankle that needs to be further evaluated. The Manchester City midfielder sat out of Saturday’s 1-0 win over Brazil as a precautionary measure and has now returned to her club for further assessment. England take on Australia at Craven Cottage

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England women football squad update

Siobhan Chamberlain has joined the England Women squad as Karen Bardsley and Jodie Taylor withdraw through injury.  The Manchester United goalkeeper trained with the group at St. George’s Park on Wednesday morning ahead of their upcoming matches against Brazil and Australia. Meanwhile, Karen Bardsley has withdrawn from the squad with an ankle injury and will

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Lionesses to host Sweden at the New York Stadium

England will host Sweden as they step up their preparations for next summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The international takes place at Rotherham United’s AESSEAL New York Stadium on Sunday 11 November [kick-off 13.30]. The South Yorkshire venue has hosted a number of women’s and development team fixtures. Over 10,000 spectators packed the New York

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Neville awards seven players full international debuts

Seven England players will make their full international debuts on Tuesday night. The Lionesses secured qualification to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup with victory over Wales on Friday evening and now face Kazakhstan in their final group match. And head coach Phil Neville has named his starting XI for tomorrow’s match in Pavlodar. Gabby

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Two autumn internationals confirmed for the Lionesses

The FA have confirmed the dates of two autumn internationals for the Lionesses. ENGLAND V BRAZIL – Meadow Lane (Notts County) – Saturday 6 October at 12:30 ENGLAND V AUSTRALIA – Craven Cottage (Fulham) – Tuesday 9 October at 19:00 England will host two women’s international matches this autumn in preparation for next summer’s 2019

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Neville aims for top spot

England may have moved to a new high of second in the FIFA world rankings but newly-appointed boss Phil Neville admits it’s all about top spot for the Lionesses. The former Manchester United and Everton defender will lead his country on home soil for the first-time when England tackle Wales in a World Cup qualifier

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Phil Neville can make the Lionesses Champions

Phil Neville can transform England Lionesses from pretenders to champions and rule the world next summer according to Southampton great Francis Benali. Neville took charge of the Lionesses for the first time tonight in the SheBelieves Cup and got off to a  flyer with a 4-1 win over France, he will have been glad to

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