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Karen Bardsley to miss rest of Euros with leg fracture

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Karen Bardsley of England women during the UEFA WEURO 2017 quarter finale match between England and France at The Adelaarshorst on July 30, 2017 in Deventer, The Netherlands

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ByEurosport
01/08/2017 at 11:00 | Updated 01/08/2017 at 12:12

Karen Bardsley will miss the rest of England’s UEFA Women’s Euros campaign through injury, the FA have said.

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The 32-year-old was withdrawn from England’s quarter-final against France with 15 minutes remaining, with what has now been confirmed as a fracture of her fibula.

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“Bardsley was substituted in the second half of the Lionesses’ 1-0 quarter final win over France on Sunday [30 July], having suffered a fibula fracture,” read a statement on the FA’s website.

“She will remain with the team in the Netherlands as they prepare to face the host nation in the semi-final in Enschede on Thursday 3 August.”

Liverpool Ladies’ Siobhan Chamberlain replaced Bardsley in the quarter-final and is expected to continue to deputise in goal.

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