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‘These are not competitive games': Farce as international women's football match ends 20-0

Posted On: Jan 29, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

‘These are not competitive games': Farce as international women's football match ends 20-0

The England national team manager has questioned the value of mismatches to the development of the women's sport after her side hammered Latvia 20-0 in a World Cup Qualifier.
Four player bagged hat-tricks in the mauling at the Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster, with Lauren Hemp leading the way with four goals.
Chelsea's Bethany England scored twice among no fewer than 10 goalscorers in total throughout the massacre.
As was the case when Belgium hammered Armenia 19-0 last week, many were left unimpressed by the rout - including England bos Sarina Wiegman.
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"You want competitive games and these are not competitive games," Wiegman said ahead of the Women's Euro 2022 next summer.
"In every country you want to develop the women's game, but I don't think it's good that the scores are so high.
"I know it has the attention of the federations and I think that's...

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