⚽️ England take on Northern Ireland at Wembley Stadium in a Group D qualifying clash for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Tickets are on sale.
Come the summer of 2023 the only place to be for women’s international football is Australia and New Zealand. The countries sharing hosting duties for the ninth edition of the Women’s World Cup featuring 32 teams and scheduled to take place from 20 July to 20 August 2023.
A record 51 contenders are taking part in European qualifying which began on 16 September and runs through to 6 September 2022. The countries are split into six groups of six teams, and three of five, competing for nine direct spots in the finals as well as the chance to play off for three other European berths, and another in the inter-confederation play-offs, which like the finals will take place in Australia and New Zealand.
England are in Group D together with tonight’s opponents Northern Ireland, Austria, North Macedonia, Latvia and Luxembourg.
The winners of the nine qualifying groups will progress directly to the finals in Australia and New Zealand from 20 July to 20 August 2023. The group runners-up take part in the UEFA play-offs in October 2022.
Tonight’s encounter is England’s second Group D home match having opened their qualifying campaign against North Macedonia at St Mary’s Stadium. Currently ranked No.8 in the world England will start as hot favourites against Northern Ireland who are at No.48 in the FIFA Women’s rankings.
Can England’s women take all three points against their home nation rivals? All roads lead to Wembley Stadium to find out.
⚽️ Kick-off is at 5.15pm.
🎟️ Tickets in advance are available via the ‘Get Tickets‘ link.
🚊🚗 Travel tips: Using public transport is advised. Wembley Park tube in Zone 4 can be easily reached from Baker Street via the Metropolitan Line (just two stops) and Jubilee Line. Wembley Stadium station is nine minutes from London Marylebone via the Chiltern Line. Use the Wembley Stadium Sofa to Seat tool below to explore travel options.