England v Scotland: Women's EURO facts
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Scotland's 25th meeting with England is also their first in any women's senior final tournament, though the teams have faced off six times in qualifying.
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• Scotland's 25th meeting with England is also their first in any senior women's final tournament, the Scottish team qualifying after missing out in the play-offs for 2009 and 2013.
• Only six of these matches have been competitive fixtures, and England won them all – in qualifying for the 1984, 1987 and 1993 UEFA Women's EUROs.
• Including friendlies, these British neighbours have met 24 times, England winning 21, Scotland two, with one draw. The goal count is 79-14 to England.
• Just like their men's sides, England and Scotland met in each nation's first official women's international. England won 3-2 in Greenock on 18 November 1972.
• The following June in Nuneaton, England triumphed 8-0, which remains Scotland's record margin of defeat.
• Scotland's two victories over England came in May 1977, a 2-1 success in Dundee (a week before a famous Scottish men's win at Wembley) and 2-0 in March 2011 in the Cyprus Women's Cup.
• Their last encounter was their only draw, 4-4 in the 2013 Cyprus Women's Cup.
• Scotland's Jane Ross plays with several of the England squad at Manchester City.
• Caroline Weir is a Liverpool colleague of England's Siobhan Chamberlain and Alex Greenwood.
• Lisa Evans recently signed for Arsenal, joining Alex Scott, Jodie Taylor and Fara Williams.
• Another Scotland player, Erin Cuthbert, is at Chelsea with Millie Bright, Fran Kirby, Karen Carney and Carly Telford.
• Other Scotland players based in England are Chloe Arthur (Bristol City) and Christie Murray (Doncaster Rovers Belles).