England v Sweden International women's football friendly 2014

England and Sweden will go head to head in an international friendly fixture at Hartlepool United’s Victoria Park stadium on Sunday 3 August (2pm kick-off).

This will be a great competitive match for the European sides before they continue their qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015.

Pia Sundhage called on the following players to represent Sweden against England: Hedvig Lindahl, Carola Söberg, Emma Berglund, Magdalena Ericsson, Nilla Fischer, Amanda Ilestedt, Lina Nilsson, Linda Sembrant, Sara Thunebro, Emilia Appelqvist, Kosovare Asllani, Lisa Dahlkvist, Hanna Folkesson, Antonia Göransson, Jenny Hjohlman, Sofia Jakobsson, Emma Lund, Fridolina Rolfö, Lotta Schelin, Caroline Seger, Therese Sjögran, Elin Wahlström.

England head coach Mark Sampson selected 23-players to face Sweden: Karen Bardsley, Rachel Brown-Finnis, Siobhan Chamberlain, Gemma Bonner, Lucy Bronze, Alex Greenwood, Steph Houghton, Alex Scott, Demi Stokes, Laura Bassett, Jade Moore, Jordan Nobbs, Jill Scott, Fara Williams, Eniola Aluko, Karen Carney, Jess Clarke, Natasha Dowie, Toni Duggan, Fran Kirby, Lianne Sanderson, Dunia Susi, Jodie Taylor.

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Full-time: England 4-0 Sweden

Goals: Carney 35′, 81′, Kirby 54′, Sanderson 68′

An outstanding performance by England saw them defeat Sweden 4-0 in front of 4,547 fans. Fran Kirby scored on her international debut and was awarded ‘player of the match’.
 
 
 

28 Comments
  1. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    Full-time: England 4-0 Sweden (Carney 35′, 81′, Kirby 54′, Sanderson 68′)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    England’s Fran Kirby is awarded the ‘Player of the match’

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    WSU 5 years ago

    81′ GOAL! England 4-0 Sweden (Karen Carney scores her second of the game!)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    76′ England subs: Greenwood IN, Stokes OUT / J.Scott IN, Williams OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    71′ England sub: Bassett IN, Bronze OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Official attendance of 4,547 at today’s international friendly.

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    WSU 5 years ago

    68′ GOAL! England 3-0 Sweden (Sanderson scores!)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    67′ Aluko nearly puts England 3-0 up but her effort hits the bar!

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    WSU 5 years ago

    63′ England subs: Toni Duggan IN, Fran Kirby OUT / Eniola Aluko IN, Jodie Taylor OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    62′ Sweden sub: Emma Lund IN, Caroline Seger OUT

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    WSU 5 years ago

    54′ GOAL! England 2-0 Sweden (Kirby scores on her international debut!)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    Second half underway: England 1-0 Sweden

  13. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    Half-time: England 1-0 Sweden (Carney 35′)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    39′ Sweden sub: Amanda Ilestedt replaces Nilla Fischer

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    WSU 5 years ago

    35′ GOAL! England 1-0 Sweden (Carney hits woodwork with penalty but Carney scores the rebound!)

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    WSU 5 years ago

    34′ Penalty to England! Carney was pushed in the area

  17. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    On the half hour mark, the game has been pretty even so far between England and Sweden

  18. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    29′ Sanderson feeds the ball to Nobbs but she is controversially called offside

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    WSU 5 years ago

    25′ Another great save from Karen Bardsley to deny Sweden the opening goal.

  20. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    15′ Karen Bardsley tips Lotta Schelin’s effort over the bar.

  21. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    International friendly match underway: England 0-0 Sweden

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    WSU 5 years ago

    England Line-up: Bardsley, A.Scott, Houghton (C), Bronze, Stokes, Williams, Nobbs, Carney, Kirby, Taylor, Sanderson

  23. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    Congratulations to Hedvig Lindahl who earns her 100th cap today!

  24. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    Sweden Line-up: 1 Hedvig Lindahl – 16 Lina Nilsson, 5 Nilla Fischer, 2 Emma Berglund, 6 Sara Thunebro – 17 Caroline Seger – 10 Sofia Jakobsson, 9 Kosovare Asllani, 14 Hanna Folkesson – 15 Therese Sjögran, 8 Lotta Schelin (c).

  25. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    Fara Williams is set to become England’s most capped player today as she earns her 130th cap!

  26. Author
    WSU 5 years ago

    No TV broadcast of this match that we can find in England 🙁

  27. Natalie Brandon 5 years ago

    Exciting

    • Author
      WSU 5 years ago

      Are you going to the match @Natalie or watching on tv? What do you think the score will be?

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