England will take on world number one the Netherlands in the last eight of the Vitality Women’s World Cup on Thursday, after beating South Korea in their crossover match at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.
Shane Snater played against his cousin the other day. First cousin to be precise. His first five balls were treated with the respect befitting family: three dots and two singles; the sixth landed in the upper deck of the Tom Pearce Stand.
England boss Gareth Southgate believes the Video Assistant Referee was wrong to award Italy the penalty that secured a 1-1 draw at Wembley because the incident could not be considered “clear and obvious”.