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Women's Football

Wiegman gives glimpse of England’s future

Sarina Wiegman (left) named Leah Williamson (right) captain following an injury to defender Steph HoughtonSarina Wiegman described an 8-0 win in her first game in charge of England as an "OK" performance - an indication of the high standards...

Wales hit six past Kazakhstan

Highlights: Wales 6-0 Kazakhstan in World Cup qualifierWales began their 2023 Women's World Cup qualifying campaign with a convincing win over Kazakhstan at Llanelli's Parc y Scarlets. Kayleigh Green's excellent strike set Wales on their way before an equally fine...

Houghton out of World Cup qualifier

Steph Houghton has earned 121 England caps in her careerEngland captain Steph Houghton is out of Friday's World Cup qualifier against North Macedonia because of an ankle injury, with Arsenal's Leah Williamson leading the side for the first time. The...

Chelsea’s Harder now Denmark top scorer

Harder has now scored 66 goals in 129 appearances for her countryChelsea forward Pernille Harder became Denmark's all-time leading goalscorer for either the men's or women's national teams as she helped her country thrash Malta 7-0 in a World...

Wales boss Grainger’s focus firmly on Kazakhstan

Wales boss Gemma Grainger's focus is firmly on Kazakhstan, their opponents in Friday night's opening World Cup qualifier in Llanelli. Captain Sophie Ingle is also "excited" before the campaign, which continues with a trip to Estonia on Tuesday, 21 September. Read...

Time for new beginnings for Scotland

Venue: Hidegkuti Nandor Stadion Date: Friday, 17 September Kick-off: 19:00 BSTCoverage: Watch on BBC Alba, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website & appThis is a time for new beginnings for Scotland. A different head coach is in the dugout,...

Larne homecoming ‘special’ – NI’s Nelson

Julie Nelson is set to win her 118th cap at Inver Park, one behind legendary goalkeeper Pat JenningsVenues: Inver Park and Windsor Park Dates: Friday 17 and Tuesday 21 September Kick-off: 19:00 BSTCoverage: Live stream on BBC iPlayer and...

‘England want to make fans proud’

Sarina Wiegman has been in the role since 1 SeptemberNew manager Sarina Wiegman said England want to "make the fans proud" during her first match in charge. The Lionesses face North Macedonia in a World Cup qualifier on Friday (19:00...

Hungary Women v Scotland Women

Scotland captain Rachel Corsie will win her 124th cap in BudapestVenue: Hidegkuti Nandor Stadion Date: Friday, 17 September Kick-off: 19:00 BSTCoverage: Watch on BBC Alba, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website & appCaptain Rachel Corsie is targeting maximum points...

Quinn cleared to play for Republic

Quinn has been attempting to secure clearance to play for the Republic of Ireland since 2016Birmingham City forward Lucy Quinn is set to make her Republic of Ireland debut against Australia on Tuesday after receiving an Irish passport. Southampton-born Quinn,...

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