Having lost their opening group game to France, England then beat Mexico and Colombia before defeating Norway and hosts Canada in the knockout stages.
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“You go through all the emotions possible during the six or seven weeks you are together”, she said.
“We have to go back to our jobs and our clubs and our families”. England’s women are undoubtedly heroes – and we should celebrate them as just that.
It has hopefully set an example to the male England team that have shown none of these qualities in major finals in recent years. “It’s hard to change in and out of positions but we’ve dealt with it really well as a team”.
Women’s history with the sport spans a lot further than most would expect: after sporadic games throughout the late 1800s, women’s football had a huge growth spurt during the First World War. “We needed a push in that direction and he has brought that winning mentality”.
The women’s team reached the semi-final stage of the competition in Canada, and gave the best performance of a professional England team since the men’s 1966 World Cup victory.
“I think some of the girls would like a bit of a rest, they have been doing it a long time”.
It would encourage more money in the game, more commercial sponsors and a more competitive league. It is an argument, though, that Bronze has no truck with. This is the type of thing we have been striving for our whole lives, ever since we were little girls and people were saying we weren’t allowed to play football.
With a visit from Birmingham, who sit just two points below City in the Women’s Super League table, Scott knows she can not start looking back on the tournament just yet, with celebrations also kept to a minimum.