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UK News England set to smash attendance record for match against Germany

13:20  17 october  2019
13:20  17 october  2019 Source:   uk.sports.yahoo.com

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A record attendance for a women's football match in the UK could be set after England announce their Wembley friendly against Germany has sold out. Earlier this month, 29,238 fans watched England 's defeat by Brazil at Middlesbrough, which was a new record for a Lionesses match outside

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a group of people standing in front of a crowd: 90,000 fans are expected to watch England's match with Germany. (Credit: Getty Images) 90,000 fans are expected to watch England's match with Germany. (Credit: Getty Images)

England’s women are set to play in front of a record-breaking crowd as the Lionesses official Twitter account announced their November 9th friendly against Germany at Wembley has sold out.

After plenty of teasing tweets from England players, it was confirmed the match should surpass the current record attendance for a women’s football match in the UK - set when 80,203 watched the 2012 Olympic final between the United States and Japan.

England’s current record for a home match is 45,619, also against Germany at Wembley, in 2014. If every ticket-holder attends next month’s fixture, that figure will be almost doubled thanks to the national stadium’s 90,000 capacity.

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The attendance is also set to exceed the record for an England women’s home fixture of 45,619, set in the game against Germany at Wembley in 2014. “What will make it even more special is to see everyone who has bought a ticket turn up on the day to help smash the all-time record on English soil.

England and Chelsea defender Millie Bright tweeted: “Thank you to everyone who bought tickets but let’s make history together, BE THERE.”

Ellen White standing in front of a crowd: England's run to the World Cup semi-final drew record TV audiences. (Credit: Getty Images) © Provided by Oath Inc. England's run to the World Cup semi-final drew record TV audiences. (Credit: Getty Images)

This latest landmark is another sign of how women’s football continues to grow. FIFA, the game’s global governing body, estimates the World Cup in France earlier this year drew a global TV audience of one billion people.

England’s semi-final match also set a British TV record with 11.7m people tuning in to watch Phil Neville’s team lose to eventual winners the USA.

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