England needs you

Thursday 21 February 2002


England skipper David Beckham, is calling all football fans to support the England women's senior football team as they take on Portugal in a FIFA World Cup qualifier at Portsmouth FC's Fratton Park on Sunday 24 February 2002, kick off 5.30pm.

Beckham is hoping that the attendance record for a women's international of 7,102 is smashed and fans will turn-out from all over the south coast to cheer England to victory.

David Beckham said: "I would like to wish Katie Chapman and all the girls the very best in their World Cup Qualifying match against Portugal. A win at Fratton Park would be great for the Women's England team and great for Women's football. I hope the fans will turn out in force to support this crucial qualifying match."

Ticket details:

Free admission for children (under 16) and OAP's. £3 for adults.
For ticket sales call Portsmouth FC's ticket hotline on 023 9261 8777.

Photograph information:
Michael Owen, David Beckham, David James and Rio Ferdinand is pictured with Fulham and England Women's player Katie Chapman modeling the new England football kit.