England drawn with France, Colombia and Mexico

Saturday 06 Dec 2014
England are preparing for a fourth appearance at the FIFA Women's World Cup
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England have been drawn in Group F along with France, Colombia and Mexico for next summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Mark Sampson’s side will play their group matches in Moncton and Montreal between 9 and 17 June.

The final will take place in Vancouver on Sunday 5 July.

England made it to Canada 2015, which will feature a record 24 teams, by winning all 10 qualifiers, scoring 52 goals and conceding just one.

It will be their fourth appearance at a World Cup and they have twice reached the quarter finals, in 2007 and 2011.

FIFA have confirmed that goal-line technology will be utilised at the tournament for the first time.

In the build-up to the finals England will host USA and France, two of the top four nations in the FIFA rankings, on 13 February and 9 April respectively.

The Three Lions will compete in the annual Cyprus Cup competition in March.

World Cup draw

Group A
Canada
China
New Zealand
Netherlands

Group B
Germany
Ivory Coast
Norway
Thailand

Group C
Japan
Switzerland
Cameroon
Ecuador

Group D
USA
Australia
Sweden
Nigeria

Group E
Brazil
South Korea
Spain
Costa Rica

Group F
France
ENGLAND
Colombia
Mexico

By Glenn Lavery in Ottawa, Canada