England have moved one step nearer to securing a spot within the knockout levels of the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Denmark.
Lauren James’ sixth minute was sufficient to see the Lionesses take their second win in Group D.
However, the victory shall be overshadowed by the harm sustained by Keira Walsh, who was stretched after a knee harm.
England undergo as group winners once they beat third-placed China at Hindmarsh Stadium on Tuesday.
Mail Sport’s KATHRYN BATTE brings you the issues you will have missed from Friday’s match.
Lauren James’ sixth-minute stunner was sufficient to see England beat Denmark on Friday
Funny press conferences
Post-match press conferences was a farce right here on Friday after a FIFA official stopped journalists from placing their telephones on the highest desk to file the proceedings.
The member of workers claimed this was ‘protocol’ regardless of it not being adhered to at earlier matches.
Journalists have been suggested to face beneath the audio system to file, an impractical proposition given how crowded the room was.
Media have been then solely allowed to ask participant of the match Lauren James three extra questions earlier than her press convention ended.
A FIFA official on Friday prevented journalists from placing their telephones on the highest desk
Disappointing press field
The Sydney Football Stadium is spectacular, nevertheless it was disappointing that a lot of the written press sat inside somewhat than outdoors for England’s sport.
It’s unimaginable to seize the ambiance watching the sport from behind a window, not to mention the poor discipline view.
It appeared to have principally English media inside, with the vast majority of the Danish press equipment outdoors.
The British written press sat inside somewhat than outdoors the Sydney Football Stadium
Homage is paid to Francis
The England gamers wore black armbands towards Denmark in honor of Trevor Francis, who handed away earlier this week.
Francis made 52 appearances for the Three Lions.
The England gamers wore black armbands towards Denmark in honor of Trevor Francis