On this day in 2015: England Women reach World Cup semi-final for first time

Soccer – FIFA Womens World Cup 2015 – England Return Home – Heathrow Airport
(Image credit: Steve Parsons)

England Women reached a World Cup semi-final for the first time on this day in 2015 after holding on to beat tournament hosts Canada 2-1 in Vancouver.

Early first-half goals from Jodie Taylor and Lucy Bronze set the Lionesses up for a historic win, but they were forced to dig deep after Christine Sinclair pulled one back for Canada just before half-time.

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