Cups

England vs Norway, Women World Cup, 27/6/2019

What is it?
It’s the first World Cup quarter-final between Phil Neville’s England side and a dangerous and competitive Norway.

When is it?
The game takes place this evening, June 27.

Where it is?
At the Stade Oceane, Le Havre.

What time is kick-off?
It’s a prime time kick-off at 8pm UK time.

TV Channels, Norway vs England

BBC One will have live coverage, with their programme starting at 7.30pm. Alternatively, bookmark this page and come back to follow all the action on our live blog.

Team News England vs Norway

England are suffering with a virus in the camp, with head coach Phil Neville revealing Millie Bright is a ‘major doubt’ to make the game. Steph Houghton is also struggling with an ankle injury sustained against Cameroon.

Neville said: “We’re concerned about her, she’s not someone that stays down.

“It was a late tackle and we’re going to have to do everything possible to get her fit for the quarter-final.

“She’s a big player for us, our captain.”

Norway have no fresh injury concerns having reached the quarter-final with a penalty shootout victory over much-fancied Australia.

What are they saying?
Neville on his reputation for tinkering:

“You guys have had an obsession with my rotation for the last 18 months.

“But we can bring in two people who know the system and it’s a seamless transition.

“We don’t want to get to the quarter-finals and throw in young kids who are untested, so there has been a plan behind [the rotation]. I’m totally relaxed.”

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Close