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International Recap: Megan Campbell's long throws cause a stir against England

With the final international break of the season now complete, it's time to review how your London City Lionesses fared while playing for their respective nations.


Megan Campbell long-throw throw-in
Megan Campbell, London City Lionesses & Republic of Ireland

It was an international break to remember for Megan Campbell, who earned two Republic of Ireland appearances and broke the internet with her trademarked long throw in EURO Qualifying.


Campbell played the full second half of Ireland's opening day defeat to France, before tallying thirty minutes of game-time against England.


The 30-year-old shot to social media fame immediately after her introduction against the Lionesses, launching a 38-meter throw-in into the penalty area to the delight of the internet.


Ruesha Littlejohn started against England, but was substituted at half-time.


Grace Moloney was an unused substitute in both fixtures.


Lois Joel came into Wales' 4-0 win over Croatia as a 77th minute substitute, while Connie Scofield debuted for Northern Ireland in their goalless draw versus Malta.


Paige Satchell featured as a second-half substitute as New Zealand beat Thailand 4-0 in an exhibition game.


Lotta Lindstrom was an unused substitute in both of Finland's EURO Qualifiers.


Friday, 5 April - Results:


  • Northern Ireland 0-0 Malta

  • France 1-0 Republic of Ireland

  • Wales 4-0 Croatia

  • Norway 4-0 Finland

  • New Zealand 4-0 Thailand


Tuesday, 9 April - Results:


  • Bosnia & Herzegovina 1-3 Northern Ireland

  • Republic of Ireland 0-2 England

  • Kosovo 0-6 Wales

  • Finland 2-1 Italy

  • New Zealand 0-0 Thailand


The Pride return to Princes Park on Sunday 28 April for the season finale against Lewes. Don't miss it.



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