Published 14 October 2021 2 min read
England Women's Senior Team
Lionesses return to Doncaster
England Women will play Latvia at Doncaster's Keepmoat Stadium in November
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England will welcome Latvia to Doncaster Rovers’ Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday 30 November (kick-off 7pm) as they reach the halfway mark in their FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 qualifying campaign.
The Lionesses will begin the November international window against Austria at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland on Saturday 27 November before travelling to Doncaster for their final fixture of the calendar year.
Head coach Sarina Wiegman said: “We're excited to visit the Keepmoat Stadium at the end of the year. Visiting another great venue in the north of England is hopefully welcome news for our many supporters in the region.
“Doncaster Rovers Belles are one of the most famous names in women’s football in this country and have a great history that I'm learning all about. The same is true of Sunderland and it’s astonishing just how many of our current England players started their careers in Yorkshire and the north east.
“Hopefully our visits to Sunderland and Doncaster will not only attract a lot of supporters but will also inspire the next generation of England hopefuls from both regions.
"We can’t wait to visit in November, but of course before then we have two important fixtures to look forward to, starting next Saturday at Wembley Stadium against Northern Ireland. All in all, it’s going to be a very exciting way to round off 2021!”
The Lionesses have an historic moment to savour next week when they head to Wembley for their first ever competitive fixture at the national stadium, against Northern Ireland on Saturday 23 October. Tickets are still available for this game.
England then round off the month with a trip to the Daugava Stadium in Riga to face Latvia on Tuesday 26 October.
Looking ahead to next year, England will begin their 2022 UEFA Women’s EURO preparations on home soil participating in the newly-founded Four Nations tournament managed by Pitch International.
The team will then return its focus to Women’s World Cup qualifying in April with the return fixtures against North Macedonia and Northern Ireland before finally concluding Group D after the EUROs when they face Austria and Luxembourg in September.
Tickets for the match against Latvia at the Keepmoat Stadium will go on sale exclusively to My England Football members from 12pm on Thursday 14 October.