Matches

09/11/2008
2:2 a.e.t. (2:2, 1:1) 4:5 PSO
  • Chinatsu KIRA (8')
  • Mana IWABUCHI (82')
  • Lucy STANIFORTH (45'+1)
  • Isobel CHRISTIANSEN (90'+1)

Summary

English joy as Japan pay penalty
England's U-17 women are through to the last four at Japan's expense after triumphing 5-4 in a quarter-final penalty shoot-out in Hamilton. More »

Line-up

16
1
2
2
4
3
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
10
11
11
12
12
16

Substitute(s)

1
13
21
21
13
14
14
15
15
17
17
18
18
19
19
20
20
5
3
4

Coaches

Hiroshi YOSHIDA (JPN)
(ENG) Lois FIDLER

Officials

Referee: Quetzalli ALVARADO (MEX)Assistant Referee 1: Lixy ENRIQUEZ (MEX)Assistant Referee 2: Mayte CHAVEZ (MEX)Fourth official: Therese NEGUEL (CMR)

Statistics

28Shots12
10Corner kicks1
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
59%Possession (%)41%
  • England's Gemma Bonner celebrates after scoring the winning penalty during the quarter final against Japan
  • English players celebrate their victory after the quarter final against Japan
  • England's Goalkeeper Lauren Davey blocks a penalty kick during the quarter final against Japan
  • English players celebrate their victory after the quarter final against Japan
  • Japan's coach Hiroshi Yoshida gestures during the quarter final against England
  • English players celebrate Gemma Bonner's decisive penalty kick against Japan
"Japan have some fantastic players, they're a great young side, and I'm sure some of those Japanese names will be stars of the future. But credit to our players for sticking to their task and showing fantastic character," Lois Fidler, England coach.