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ENGLAND WOMEN PREPARE IN STYLE

13 September 2012

Hope Powell's squad at St. George's Park ahead of Banks's Stadium clash on Wednesday...

ST. GEORGE'S Park, the new National Football Centre, will welcome an England Senior side through its doors for the first time when Women’s National Coach, Hope Powell and her squad arrive on Friday. 

They will stay in the Hilton Hotel and will get to experience the first-class facilities on offer as they prepare for Wednesday's crucial UEFA Women's Euro 2013 Qualifier against Croatia here at Banks's Stadium (kick-off 5.00pm).

Powell has been to the venue a number of times and is looking forward to taking her team there.

“It is great for the Women’s Senior team to be training at St. George’s Park for the first time," she said. "The facility is fantastic. With everything on site and close to hand the environment will allow us to prepare properly for such a crucial game.”

England will be readying themselves for their final Euro 2013 qualifier, a game which will be screened exclusively live on BBC Two.

A win will seal automatic qualification to next summer’s European Championship Finals in Sweden. England beat Croatia 6-0 in March.

You can be here to see the game live. Tickets are now on sale from the Banks's Stadium Ticket Office or via telephone on 01922-651 414/416. They are priced at £10 for a Family Ticket, £5 (adults) and £2.50 (under-16s and over-65s). There will be FREE admission for Under-12s with an accompanying paying adult.

Come and show your support for our girls...

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