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England beat Norway for World Cup place

Published: Monday 16 May 2016, 16.02CET
Norway 1-2 England
Niamh Charles scored twice to give England third place and a spot in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan with Germany and Spain.
by Patrick Hart
from Traktor Stadium
England beat Norway for World Cup place
Niamh Charles takes the plaudits after her first goal at the Traktor Stadium ©Sportsfile

Match statistics

Norway
England

1

Goals scored

2

19

Total attempts

17

8

on target

8

7

off target

6

4

blocked

3

2

against woodwork

0

3

Corners

1

1

Offsides

3

0

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

7

Fouls committed

10

10

Fouls suffered

5

Lineups

Norway

Norway

England

England

1Nilsen (GK)1Roebuck (GK)
3Huseby3Hinds
5Hjelmehaug
41
4Olding
63
8Maanum (C)6Wubben-Moy (C)
9Haug
52
7Russo
10Norheim8Hooper
11Stenevik
41
10Stanway
71
15Eckhoff11Charles
8
57
16Nautnes12Patten
17Olsen
74
14Pearson
18Aalstad Bækkelund17Cain
78

Substitutes

12Thomas (GK)13Startup (GK)
2Birkeli
41
2Allen
4Brenn
74
5Smith
6Ruud9Brazil
78
7Linberg
41
15Joel
13Bjørneboe16Toone
14Closs18Filbey
63

Coaches

Lena Tyriberget (NOR)
John Griffiths (ENG)

Referee

Ana Aguiar (POR)

Press kits

Standings

  
Published: Monday 16 May 2016, 16.02CET

England beat Norway for World Cup place

Norway 1-2 England
Niamh Charles scored twice to give England third place and a spot in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan with Germany and Spain.

  • England beat Norway for third place and qualify for FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
  • Niamh Charles snaffles rebound from Alessia Russo's early effort
  • Sophie Haug profits from poor back pass to score easy equaliser after half-time
  • Charles makes it four goals in five games with turn and shot from Hannah Cain assist
  • Lively play-off contest watched by 4,108 crowd in Minsk
  • Germany and Spain already booked up for Jordan after reaching WU17 EURO final

2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
30 September–21 October, Jordan
Draw
: 30 May

Qualifiers
UEFA: Engand, Germany, Spain
AFC: Jordan (hosts), Japan (holders), North Korea
CAF: Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria
CONCACAF: Canada, Mexico, United States
COMNEBOL: Brazil, Paraguay, Venezuela
OFC: New Zealand

European qualifiers' past performances
Spain: Runners-up 2014, Third place 2010
Germany: Group stage 2014, Fourth place 2012, Quarter-finals 2010, Third place 2008
England: Fourth place 2008

Past finals
2014: Japan 2-0 Spain (Costa Rica)
2012: France 1-1, 7-6pens North Korea (Azerbaijan)
2010: South Korea 3-3aet, 5-4 pens Japan (Trinidad & Tobago)
2008: North Korea 2-1aet United States (New Zealand)

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Last updated: 17/05/16 15.03CET

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