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Live Reporting

Tom Garry

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  1. That's a wrap

    FT: England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    It's time for me to head down to the press room to await the post-match press conference, so our live coverage from Rotherham is coming to an end.

    Thanks for joining us this afternoon. England will go again in 2019, a World Cup year!

    You can follow the rest of the day's football action here.

  2. FT: England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    It's an impressive result for Sweden, but a disappointing one for England as they bid to prepare for next summer's World Cup.

    The Lionesses end 2018 with a defeat, their second from Phil Neville's 12 games in charge.

    Sweden celebrate.
  3. FULL-TIME

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    That's it. Sweden celebrate, as England Women are beaten on home soil for the first time since 2015.

  4. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    As Sweden make a couple of further substitutions during these three minutes of stoppage time, the England flags are waving all around the New York Stadium, as the England fans' band play continuously in the far corner.

    Spirits remain high despite the scoreline, it seems.

  5. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    We're going to see three minutes of added time, and England are closing in on a very rare home defeat.

  6. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    A decent crowd have turned up at Rotherham's New York Stadium this afternoon - can England Women at least give them a consolation goal to cheer in the dying minutes?

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  7. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    This is of course a strong Sweden team that reached the 2016 Olympic final, so there's no disgrace in this scoreline for England.

    But it's not looking like the result that either they or this lively crowd wanted, to celebrate Steph Houghton's 100th cap.

  8. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    The WSL's record scorer Nikita Parris gets in to the penalty area, but some good Swedish defending forces her to fire wide under pressure.

  9. SUBSTITUTION (England)

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    Man City's Jill Scott is taken off, and on comes Birmingham City midfielder Lucy Staniforth.

  10. CLOSE!

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    England keeper Carly Telford is forced in to a save, low to her right, as Fridolina Rolfo fires towards the far post. It's a decent strike and a decent save.

  11. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    Sweden make a couple of changes, as they continue to lead England 2-0.

    The Lionesses' earlier pressure appears to have fizzled out.

  12. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    England are growing increasingly frustrated now, as we enter the final 15 minutes of normal time.

  13. SUBSTITUTIONS (England)

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    Man City duo Mel Lawley and Georgia Stanway replace Izzy Christiansen and Rachel Daly for the hosts.

  14. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    England were completely on top for around 15 minutes of this second half, but didn't score in that period.

    Now time is running out for Phil Neville's side.

    Phil Neville.
  15. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    ... But Steph Houghton gets up well to head it out.

  16. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    Against the run of play, Sweden earn themselves a corner...

  17. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    England win a corner but, from it, Jill Scott's flick is held by the keeper.

    The pressure is mounting, but the hosts urgently need a goal.

  18. PENALTY APPEAL

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    Nikita Parris.

    Nikita Parris appears to be bundled down inside the area, but the referee waves play on.

    I'm not sure how much contact there was.

    The home crowd aim boos towards the officials.

  19. Post update

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    If it does stay like this, it would be England's first defeat on home soil since a 1-0 loss to the USA at Stadium:MK in February 2015.

    The Lionesses have reached the semi-finals of two major tournaments since then...

  20. SUBSTITUTION

    England Women 0-2 Sweden Women

    Nathalie Bjorn and Fridolina Rolfo are coming on for Sweden.

    Off go Jessica Samuelsson and the scorer of their second goal, Anna Anvegard.