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Women’s Nations League: England’s historic but heartbreaking 2023 summed up on extraordinary night

Lucy Bronze scored England’s 15th goal of their Nations League campaign with the final strike against Scotland Lucy Bronze fell to her knees in celebration after scoring England’s sixth goal at Hampden Park, which seemed to have sent the Lionesses to the finals of the inaugural Women’s Nations League. Minutes later the veteran right-back had […]

Scotland 0-6 England: Beth Mead says England are ‘devastated’ after being denied a place in the Nations League finals

Beth Mead said England are “devastated” after agonisingly missing out on a place in the Women’s Nations League finals on goal difference. England’s game had finished when the Netherlands scored their fourth goal. “We thought we’d got over the line but it wasn’t to be,” Mead told BBC Sport. England knew only victory would be […]

England 3-2 Netherlands: Ella Toone scores late winner in crucial Women’s Nations League tie

Georgia Stanway’s header kickstarted England’s comeback at Wembley Ella Toone scored a late winner for England as they came from two goals down to beat the Netherlands in a crucial Women’s Nations League tie, keeping alive Team GB’s hopes of qualifying for the Olympic Games. The World Cup runners-up were 2-0 down after 35 minutes […]

Women’s Nations League: Wales use Chris Coleman wisdom to find Iceland win

‘Still a lot more to come from me’ – Evans Venue: Cardiff City Stadium Date: Friday, 1 December Kick-off: 19:15 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One Wales, BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cymru, BBC Sounds, the BBC Sport website & app & live text commentary on BBC Sport website & app. Wales manager Gemma Grainger is […]

Women’s Nations League: Belgium v Scotland: Scots ‘ready to put things right’, says Howard

Howard’s last-gasp header salvaged a point for Scotland against Belgium at Hampden back in September Venue: Den Dreef, Leuven Date: Friday, 1 December Kick-off: 19:30 GMT Coverage: Watch on BBC Alba, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website & app Scotland “haven’t done themselves justice” in the Women’s Nations League, but defender Sophie Howard insists […]

England captain Owen Farrell to miss 2024 Six Nations to prioritise mental wellbeing

England captain Owen Farrell has made himself unavailable for the 2024 Six Nations “in order to prioritise his and his family’s mental wellbeing”. England start their Six Nations campaign on 3 February in Italy and end it with a game in France on 16 March. Saracens said Farrell, 32, will continue to play for and […]

Women’s Nations League: Veteran Hayley Lauder earns recall as Scotland lose Christy Grimshaw

Hayley Lauder has captained Glasgow City domestically and in the Champions League Glasgow City midfielder Hayley Lauder has earned her first Scotland call-up in three years as a late replacement for the Women’s Nations League double header against Belgium and England. It follows the withdrawal of AC Milan’s Christy Grimshaw, who was substituted near the […]

Six Nations 2024: Scarlets’ Wales flanker Plumtree set to miss tournament start

Taine Plumtree arrived at Scarlets from Auckland-based Super Rugby team Blues Wales back row Taine Plumtree is set to miss at least the start of the Six Nations after Scarlets coach Dwayne Peel revealed he is likely to need surgery. Plumtree, 23, suffered a shoulder issue in their United Rugby Championship (URC) loss to Lions […]

Millie Bright: England captain withdraws from Women’s Nations League squad with injury

Millie Turner was first called up by the senior England squad in September 2020 but has not won her maiden cap England captain Millie Bright has withdrawn from the squad for the final two games in the Uefa Women’s Nations League because of a knee injury. The Lionesses realistically need to win both games to […]

Women’s Nations League: Scotland boss targets winning finish against Belgium and England

Sam Kerr has played the last five games for Bayern Munich, including Sunday’s 2-0 win over Werder Bremen Pedro Martinez Losa believes his Scotland side can beat Belgium and “put England in difficulties” in their final two Women’s Nations League games. Scotland sit bottom of Group A with one point and must win both matches […]

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