London City Lionesses will be represented far and wide when international football returns in September, with six players selected by their respective national teams.
The Pride’s solid start to the season sees the squad finish the first block of fixtures seventh in the Barclays Women’s Championship, attracting international recognition from four high-quality programmes around the world.
Scotland: Emma Mukandi
England (A) | Friday, 22 September (19:45) | Broadcast: ITV 1
Belgium (H) | Tuesday, 26 September (19:45) | Broadcast: BBC Scotland
The Stadium of Light will provide the backdrop for a fierce battle between Emma Mukandi’s Scotland and England on Friday, with three vital points in the UEFA Nations League on the line. Hampden Park will then set the scene for the Tartan Army’s tussle with Belgium.
Venezuela: Sonia O’Neill
Uruguay (H) | Friday, 22 September (00:00)
Uruguay (H) | Tuesday, 26 September (00:00)
Sonia O’Neill and Co. will play a pair of friendlies against Uruguay in Caracas, with the Venezuelans aiming to build on their sixth-place finish at the 2022 Copa America.
New Zealand: Grace Neville & Paige Satchell
Chile (A) | Saturday, 23 September (23:00)
Chile (A) | Tuesday, 26 September (15:00)
New Zealand, fresh from hosting the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, travel to South America for back-to-back fixtures against Chile. Grace Neville and Paige Satchell will reprise their fledging relationship at the club-level with the Football Ferns.
Republic of Ireland: Grace Moloney & Ruesha Littlejohn
Northern Ireland (H) | Saturday, 23 September (12:00) | Broadcast: BBC iPlayer
Hungary (A) | Tuesday, 26 September (18:30) |
The Girls in Green start the post-Vera Pauw era with a pair of must-win matches in the UEFA Nations League, as they seek promotion to the top tier. Grace Moloney and Ruesha Littlejohn retain their places in the squad, after featuring for the Republic of Ireland at the World Cup.