8 Aug 2023

England scrape through to quarter final of World Cup

From Morning Report, 7:29 am on 8 August 2023

England has scraped through to the quarter final of the FIFA Women's World cup following a tight game against Nigeria.

Following a nil-all score, England beat Nigeria 4-2 in a penalty shootout. In the eighty-fifth minute, rising star Lauren James was dealt a red card for stamping on a Nigerian player.

BBC sports commentator Henry Moeran spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.