FOOTBALL: UEFA Women’s Euro 2013 Draw – Live on British Eurosport

November 8, 2012

England will find out who they will face in the group stages at next summer’s UEFA European Women’s Championship when the draw for the 2013 tournament is made in Gothenburg on Friday.

Twelve teams have booked their place at the 2013 finals, including hosts Sweden, holders Germany and France, who have all been placed as the top seeds for draw.

You can watch full coverage of the draw as it unfolds inside the Svenska Mässan Exhibition and Congress Centre in Gothenburg on British Eurosport from 5.30pm, with updates on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website, plus live streaming on the UEFA website.

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FOOTBALL: Women’s International – France v England – Live on BBC Three

October 15, 2012

England Women’s international friendly against France in Paris on October 20 will be broadcast live on BBC Three.

This will be the Three Lions’ first outing since they secured their place at next summer’s European Championships by beating Croatia 3-0 last month, and Hope Powell’s side will be looking to lay down an early marker ahead of the tournament against opponents sure to figure strongly at the finals.

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FOOTBALL: BBC to screen England Women’s Euro 2013 qualifier

September 12, 2012

England Women’s vital Euro 2013 qualifier against Croatia will be broadcast live on the BBC.

Maintaining the momentum of a sensational year of sport, and following on from the high-profile Olympic campaign for the Team GB women’s team, the match at Walsall’s Banks’s Stadium will be shown live on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website on Wednesday, September 19.

A win will take Hope Powell’s team to the top of their group and secure automatic qualification for the European Championship next year in Sweden.

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LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Weds 1st August

July 31, 2012

After mixed fortunes in the road cycling races on the opening weekend, the focus of attention from an expectant home nation returns on Great Britain’s cyclists to deliver in the men’s and women’s individual time-trials.

Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins, who won two out of the three time-trials on his way to an historic first victory for GB in the race barely two weeks ago, will be the leading British gold-medal contender in the men’s race, while 2010 world time-trial champion and 2008 Olympic silver medalist Emma Pooley will carry the hopes in the women’s race.

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LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Weds 25th July

July 24, 2012

London’s Olympic extravaganza begins two days before the opening ceremony with the Women’s Football competition.

The first action of the Games will be the Group E encounter between Great Britain team and New Zealand at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

Hope Powell’s Team GB side will be confident of producing a strong advert for the women’s game in what will be their first ever match at an Olympic Games.

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