England Women will face the Euro 2017 hosts in November

Friday 23 Sep 2016
England will travel to Netherlands in November

England Women will travel to Netherlands in November to take on the Euro 2017 hosts.

The match is the second to be announced in a series of games that will form Mark Sampson’s side’s preparations for next summer’s tournament.

The Lionesses will face Netherlands on Tuesday 29 November (6pm GMT KO) at Koning Willem ll Stadion in Tilburg – one of the stadiums that will be used at Euro 2017.

Netherlands v England

A Women’s International
6pm BST KO, Tuesday 29 November
Koning Willem ll Stadion, Tilburg

England last faced Holland at the 2015 Cyprus Cup, with the match ending 1-1. Sampson’s charges went on to win the tournament, beating Canada 1-0 in the final.

England will host France at the Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster next month, a match that will mark the start of their Euro preparations.

Tickets for the France game, which will take place on Friday 21 October (8pm KO), are on sale now, priced £7.50 for adults and £3.50 for children. A family ticket priced £15 (two adults and two children) is also available and group booking and charter standard discounts apply.

Tickets can be bought on the Doncaster Rovers website.

Sampson said: “We are very pleased that Netherlands have agreed to host this game.

“With the Euros being played in Netherlands this will be an important experience for the group both on and off the field. It will be a good opportunity to replicate what it will be like at the tournament from the hotel, travel, stadium and the opposition, and we’ll really be able to learn from this experience.

“Netherlands are an excellent team. They have some exceptional individual talent and have been outstanding in their recent matches so we are looking forward to a good, competitive game.”

By FA Staff