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Women's World Cup: Image of the day

UP AND AT 'EM: England skipper Steph Houghton and her colleagues are put through their paces as the Lionesses gear up for Tuesday's World Cup semi-final against the United States
It was action stations for Steph Houghton and her England colleagues today as the Lionesses prepare for Tuesday’s huge World Cup semi-final against the United States.

The City and England skipper led her team-mates through some sprinting drills in a sun-drenched Lyon today as Phil Neville’s squad finalised preparations.

England’s march to the semi-finals has captured the nation’s attention and the eagerly-awaited clash with the reigning world champions is a 59,000 sell-out at Lyon's Groupama Stadium.

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Houghton – one of a phalanx of City stars who have made key contributions to the Lionesses’ cause - has earned widespread praise for her form throughout the tournament.

Now comes the biggest test of all, with England just 90 minutes from reaching the final.


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