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Rachel Yankey talks to LiveScore ahead of England’s quarter final

Ahead of England’s big match tonight, Lionesses legend Rachel Yankey, in an interview with LiveScore , has weighed in on who England should start upfront, with Alessia Russo and Ellen White both in goal scoring form and vying for the starting berth. Yankey also spoke on how Spain’s attack will threaten a so far untested

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Resilient Spain take all three points

Spain’s women took all three points thanks to a very resilient performance and a brilliant display from goalkeeper Melanie Garcia. Xantal Gine opened the scoring in the twentieth minute with an excellent penalty corner, and although England pushed from then on, they found Garcia in excellent form between the posts. And when England removed the

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England Hockey announce squad to play Spain

England see the return of two Olympians for this weekend’s FIH Hockey Pro League home games against Spain. England’s women welcome back double Olympic medal-winning goalkeeper Maddie Hinch, as well as Tokyo bronze medallist Anna Toman. Hinch will be playing her first international match since the last Olympics; with both her and Toman having been

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A Double Farewell

Spain are European Champions again and a double farewell Last November we had the rare spectacle of a head coach and a captain retiring at the same moment, Ireland’s Adam Griggs and Ciara Griffin. In far more bizarre circumstances José Antonio Barrio and Patricia Garcia Rodriguez made their final contributions to the Spanish cause last

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Colombia stumble in a Warm-up

The size of the challenge facing Colombia next week in Dubai was highlighted by a warm-up game played against a Spain A team on 10 February. The Spaniards, containing ten players new to this level, defeated Las Tucanes 47-15 in Majadahonda, just outside Madrid. To give this game some perspective: this was Las Tucanes’ first

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HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series heads to Spain

Following a thrilling double header at the HSBC Dubai Sevens, which saw South Africa men and Australia women take home the silverware, attention now turns to Spain where Malaga will host the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the first time. Taking place on 21-23 January, Spain prepares to make its debut as a host

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The Size of the Prize – Italy v Spain

World Cup Qualifier – Round three Spain were right up against it. In the match that mattered most, they were meeting the hot favourites on their home ground, and their national anthem doesn’t allow them to let off steam with a good sing. Quins’ fans were delighted to learn that Giada Franco was playing for

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A True Upset – Spain Triumph

Spain achieved what few expected of them. In a thrillingly tight match they nudged ahead in the closing minutes to give the Irish a mountain to climb. Spain started well too. Patricia Garcia’s kick-off was knocked on. At the resultant scrum they rocked the opposition back with apparent ease. Ireland may have introduced lots of

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Las Leonas face big challenges

Spain begins preparations for the World Cup José Antonio Barrio, Spain’s Head Coach, has announced an extended squad of 40 players from whom he will select a team to compete in the qualifying matches for the World Cup. For Las Leonas it is a formidable undertaking. They must first make sure of winning the European

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