Source: Balint Hamvas for The FA

FA broker unique partnership with Boots UK

The FA has announced a three-year partnership with Boots UK to support the women’s game – alongside all other home nations. The link up with the UK’s largest pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer, will run for the period including the upcoming 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France through to the 2021 UEFA Women’s EURO in

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Fran Kirby withdraws from England squad

Fran Kirby has withdrawn from the England squad due to knee pain which requires careful management. The Chelsea forward met up with the squad on Sunday, but following assessment, it was decided she return to her club, taking a long-term approach to her injury management with a view to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

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Lionesses game v Canada sold out

The match at Manchester City’s Academy Stadium, which kicks off at 7.15pm, is the first in the Lionesses’ ‘Road to France Series’ as they step up their preparations for this summer’s World Cup. All available tickets have now been sold but please note seats will be released if/when they become available. The match will be

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Izzy Christiansen undergoes ankle surgery

The FA have announced that Izzy Christiansen has undergone successful surgery on an ankle injury sustained in England’s SheBelieves Cup win over Japan on Tuesday. Following further assessment, the Lyon midfielder had an operation on Friday afternoon. The 27-year-old will now begin a rehabilitation programme as she aims to be fit for this summer’s World

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Lionesses to play four World Cup warm up games

England’s preparations for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will include four home internationals across the country, with kids’ tickets for each game priced at just £1. Phil Neville’s squad will prepare for the finals in France with two games in early April and a double-header just before the tournament, which begins in June. The

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2019 SheBelieves Cup dates announced

England Women will take on Brazil, Japan and World Cup holders, and hosts, USA in the annual SheBelieves Cup early next year. Phil Neville’s squad will be competing in the round-robin tournament for the fourth successive year. The Lionesses open up against Brazil in Philadelphia on Wednesday 27 February 2019, followed by a meeting with

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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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