Beth Mead and England ready to tackle Northern Ireland

Hinderwell's Beth Mead will be looking to return to England action later this month as the Lionesses are set to face Northern Ireland in their first official fixture in almost a year.

Friday, 5th February 2021, 9:15 am
Updated Friday, 5th February 2021, 9:16 am
Hinderwell's Beth Mead will be aiming to feature for England against Northern Ireland later this month.

The Arsenal ace will be aiming to be involved when England play against Northern Ireland at St George's Park on Tuesday February 23, with the match being shown live on the BBC.

The match will be shown on the BBC IPlayer and Red Button, with a 12.30pm kick-off.

The Lionesses will be led by their newly-appointed coach Hege Riise, and they will also host Canada on Tuesday April 13, although the venue and kick-off time for this game is yet to be.confirmed.

The last time that England played Northern Ireland was in 2008 in a European Championship qualifier, the Lionesses winning 2-0 with goals from Fara Williams and Faye White.