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England will play three fixtures around the country in September and November  

England Women will play the first of three key World Cup qualifiers at Tranmere Rovers FC in September. The Lionesses will face Russia at Prenton Park on 19 September (7.05pm KO).

They will then face Bosnia & Herzegovina at Bank’s Stadium in Walsall on Friday 24 November (7.05pm KO) and Kazakhstan at Colchester United’s Weston Homes Community Stadium on Tuesday 28 November (7.05pm).

Tickets are on sale now with children and concessions priced at just £1.

An early bird adult ticket offer is available, priced £7.50, (full priced ticket is £10). Group booking and Charter Standard discounts apply.

Tickets for all games can be bought via

England v Russia tickets can also be purchased by calling 03330 144452 (option 1) or in person at Prenton Park. England v Bosnia & Herzegovina tickets can also be purchased by calling 01922 651 414/416 and for England v Kazakhstan please call 01206 755 161.

England striker Jodie Taylor, who began her career at Tranmere Rovers, said: “I can’t wait to go back for this game, it’s been a dream of mine for a long time.  It was at Tranmere that I first started playing properly and it really set me on the path to have the career that I have had.

“Russia are a good team and it will be an excellent test for us to play them at the start of the campaign.  We’ll want to get off to a strong start and get the three points.

England last played Bosnia in their Euro 2017 qualifying campaign, beating them 1-0 in both games. The Lionesses beat Croatia 3-0 on their last visit to Walsall, in 2012.

England centurion Karen Carney, who scored the winner in Bosnia in 2016, said: “I’m really looking forward to returning to Walsall. It’s a fantastic stadium and we’ve had great support there before.

“Bosnia were a tough team to break down in the last campaign so we’re expecting a good test and will be hoping to get the win and get some goals as well.

“I am sure we’ll have a strong crowd cheering us on.”

Walsall club secretary Daniel Mole said: “We’re delighted to be hosting England Women in a World Cup qualifier here at the Banks’s Stadium.

“We are thankful to the Football Association for selecting us to host yet another prestigious fixture and feel sure it will be as successful as the events we have hosted on their behalf in recent seasons."


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