Sampson encouraged despite England defeat

England Women's boss Mark Sampson says his side have "given themselves a platform" despite their opening-day defeat to France on Tuesday. 

Sampson's Three Lionesses went down to Eugenie Le Sommer's first-half strike in Moncton, and registered only one shot on target.

But the former Bristol Academy chief was full of his praise for his charges after a "strong display".

Click below to find out what Sampson had to say, hear the Offside Rule's round-up of Day Five and a fan's take on the France defeat.