England and Canada go head to head again just weeks after the Cyprus Cup Final when they meet in Rotherham on Sunday 7th April 2013 at 3pm (local time).


It was England who were victorious in the last meeting between the two sides, a Rachel Yankey lone goal was enough for England to claim the Cyprus Women’s Cup Championship 2013.

England are without Kelly Smith, Claire Rafferty and Carly Telford for this fixture due to injuries.


Canada head to Rotherham from Nice where they competed in a International Friendly match against France. The Canadians were able to score a injury time equaliser against the French to end the game 1-1. Watch the match highlights.


England Coach Hope Powell named her team selection for the international friendly as Karen Bardsley (Lincoln Ladies), Rachel Brown (Everton), Siobhan Chamberlain (Bristol Academy), Laura Bassett (Birmingham City), Gemma Bonner (Liverpool), Sophie Bradley (Lincoln Ladies), Kerys Harrop (Birmingham City), Steph Houghton (Arsenal), Alex Scott (Arsenal), Casey Stoney (Lincoln Ladies), Dunia Susi (Chelsea), Rachel Unitt (Birmingham City), Anita Asante (Gothenburg), Jess Clarke (Lincoln Ladies), Jade Moore (Birmingham City), Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal), Jill Scott (Everton), Fara Williams (Liverpool), Rachel Yankey (Arsenal), Eniola Aluko (Chelsea), Toni Duggan (Everton), Ellen White (Arsenal) and Rachel Williams (Birmingham City).


Canada travel to France with a 19-player roster: Erin McLeod (USA / Chicago Red Stars), Karina LeBlanc (USA / Portland Thorns FC), Emily Zurrer (USA / Seattle Reign FC), Carmelina Moscato (USA / Chicago Red Stars), Lauren Sesselmann (USA / FC Kansas City), Kadeisha Buchanan (CAN / Erin Mills Mighty Eagles U-16), Robyn Gayle (USA / Washington Spirit), Rhian Wilkinson (USA / Boston Breakers), Ashley Lawrence (CAN / Erin Mills Mighty Eagles), Chelsea Stewart (USA / UCLA), Kaylyn Kyle (USA / Seattle Reign FC), Diana Matheson (USA / Washington Spirit), Desiree Scott (USA / FC Kansas City), Sophie Schmidt (USA / Sky Blue FC), Jonelle Filigno (USA / Rutgers University), Tiffany Cameron (USA / Seattle Reign FC), Christine Sinclair (USA / Portland Thorns FC), Adriana Leon (USA / Boston Breakers), Jodi-Ann Robinson (USA / Western New York Flash).


England Starting Line-up Canada Starting Line-up

Stoney (c),

Sinclair (c),


To be confirmed


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  1. Author
    Women's Soccer United 8 years ago

    Thank you for sharing @Steve  – I had not seen this article before!

    It is a strange thing to say, unless its been taken out of context – But either way, you are setting yourself up for some strong responses by saying that. 

  2. Author
    Women's Soccer United 9 years ago

    Canadian coach John Herdman is quoted to have said he apologized to the fans for a boring match…

    League kicks off on 14th April @Gromit

  3. gromit 9 years ago

    I suppose the Canadians players were a bit tired after their travel. They played in Nice only three days ago and in very difficult conditions. They also spent a lot of energy in trying to catch the ball for 70 minutes, then pushing hard to equalize…

    When does the English championship start again by the way ?

  4. Author
    Women's Soccer United 9 years ago

    Lol @Gromit.
    Canada did not seem a threat at all in today’s match (in my opinion). The one real opportunity they had fell to Sinclair but she fired her shot straight at Alex Scott.
    England are looking very promising, the youngsters on the squad are really making an impact.

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