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​Untold History Of England's Lionesses - From Player Bans To Penalty Shootout Heartache

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​Untold History Of England's Lionesses - From Player Bans To Penalty Shootout Heartache

By Carrie Dunne

England might be riding the crest of a wave in women's football but it wasn't always like this.

In 2015 England's Lionesses were about to achieve their crowning glory: beating Germany. With a penalty no less.

A 108th-minute spot-kick converted by veteran midfielder Fara Williams secured a bronze medal in the Women's World Cup.

It was all a far cry from where it all began for England's women.

From player bans, rows with the FA and penalty shootout heartache: we chart the untold history of the Lionesses.


Topics: Women's World Cup

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