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Author Archive for Suzanne Wrack

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Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse

• Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss dollars• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss …

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Scotland’s Jane Ross: ‘I had a feeling we were going to draw England’

The striker believes that, despite three tough games, their improving squad can advance out of their groupJane Ross knows only too well how tough qualifying for the World Cup can be for a European nation and, as the striker recalls with obvious relief,…

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Nikita Parris: ‘It’s exciting for English football. We’ve put so much work in’ | Suzanne Wrack

The leading scorer in WSL history draws on her 2015 selection heartache to help fuel England’s World Cup ambitionsFour years ago Nikita Parris was in Egypt, being woken up in the early hours by her mum to watch England play at the World Cup in Canada. …

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Lucy Bronze: ‘I scored a couple of goals and my life changed overnight’

England’s right-back felt she had a target on her back after the last World Cup but says the squad will not be daunted in FrancePhil Neville has scaled back on meetings, is letting the Lionesses breathe in Nice and, according to Lucy Bronze, his trust …

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From Stanway to Pugh: 10 young players to watch at the Women’s World Cup | Suzanne Wrack

Georgia Stanway is expected to be one of England’s standout players in France while USA’s Mallory Pugh is another player packed with youthful promise(SGS Essen) Germany Continue reading…

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Toni Duggan: ‘I believe we should be better paid, but not the same as the men’ | Suzanne Wrack

Striker wants better facilities and better crowds for women’s football but does not think England’s Lionesses should earn the same as their male counterpartsOn the eve of the World Cup, Toni Duggan is keen to talk about equality. “I don’t want to just …

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‘I’ve had to be patient’: Staniforth’s tough road to Women’s World Cup

Birmingham midfielder has had to deal with two cruciate injuries, a tumultuous club career and the tragic early death of her brother while at Sheffield WednesdayPicking up the ball from Jodie Taylor, Lucy Staniforth skipped to the edge of the D, looked…

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The England triumph of 2009 that will fire their Women’s World Cup hopes

Four members of Phil Neville’s squad won the Under-19 Euros 10 years ago. They believe that could prove crucial in FranceLucy Bronze recalls a goal from a decade ago as if it were yesterday. “I remember both the goals that we scored in the final,” she …

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Bigger, better, bolder: Women’s World Cup ready to reach new heights | Suzanne Wrack

The rapid evolution of women’s football means it is hard to pick a winner for the most anticipated Women’s World Cup in historyIt is finally here. The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away and there is every chance it will be …

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Women’s World Cup 2019 team guide No 15: Scotland

Shelley Kerr has proven winners in her squad and, if they avoid injuries, Scotland could be a surprise package in FranceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organis…

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England sauna sessions prepare team for heat of World Cup in Nice

• England Women prepare for hot conditions against Scotland• Phil Neville says giving players bad news ‘worst part’ of jobPhil Neville has already moved on from England Women’s surprise 1-0 defeat by New Zealand in their final warm-up game, his attenti…

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England sauna sessions prepare team for heat of World Cup in Nice

• England Women prepare for hot conditions against Scotland• Phil Neville says giving players bad news ‘worst part’ of jobPhil Neville has already moved on from England Women’s surprise 1-0 defeat by New Zealand in their final warm-up game, his attenti…

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Phil Neville says he trusts ‘every single one’ of his 23 World Cup Lionesses

• England face New Zealand in last friendly before World Cup• ‘The players have a clarity of everything,’ says the managerPhil Neville has said he believes in every member of his 23-player squad and that no one is along for the ride, as the team get se…

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Georgia Stanway desperate to make an impact for England in World Cup | Suzanne Wrack

Barrow-born Manchester City forward is keen to show what she can do on the biggest international stage of them allAt 16 Georgia Stanway upped sticks to pursue football. “‘Not many people leave Barrow’ – that’s what’s said,” says the forward. But that i…

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Beth Mead’s angry side has launched her into elite, says Phil Neville

• England coach put rocket up his forward with ‘home truths’• Neville says tactical flexibility at the heart of World Cup plansPhil Neville has said the Arsenal forward Beth Mead has gone from wanting to go to Blackpool on holiday to wanting “to go to …

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Beth Mead’s angry side has launched her into elite, says Phil Neville

• England coach put rocket up his forward with ‘home truths’• Neville says tactical flexibility at the heart of World Cup plansPhil Neville has said the Arsenal forward Beth Mead has gone from wanting to go to Blackpool on holiday to wanting “to go to …

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Fran Kirby: ‘Two semi-finals we lost still hurt – we’ll use it as motivation’

Striker insists Lionesses are focused on reaching the final of the Women’s World Cup – and are enjoying the trappings of fameFran Kirby has not watched the Lionesses’ Euro 2017 semi-final defeat by the Netherlands. She can’t. “It was silent,” she recal…

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Abbie McManus leaves Manchester City for WSL newcomers Manchester United

• Defender won WSL, two FA Cups, two Continental Cups at City• Third player to make switch from blue to red in ManchesterThe England defender Abbie McManus has swapped Manchester City for Manchester United, becoming the second player to join the promot…

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England Lionesses get ‘reality check’ for World Cup from Royal Marines

• ‘There were men who had their legs blown off’ – Beth Mead• Team-building activities took place at St George’s ParkToni Duggan and Beth Mead have spoken of the “reality check” they got from spending a night with the Royal Marines as the England team g…

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Fifteen Canada Women players sign up for Juan Mata’s Common Goal project

• Players have more than 1,200 senior caps between them • This is what our Canadian legacy is all about, says McLeodFifteen players and one member of the coaching staff from the Canada women’s national team have joined Juan Mata’s Common Goal campaign,…