Rachel Brown-Finnis on duty as England roar clear in race for Canada 2015

Burnley’s Rachel Brown-Finnis was an unused substitute as England roared clear at the top of group 6 on the road to the Canada 2015 World Cup.

Rachel Brown-Finnis
Rachel Brown-Finnis

The Everton goalkeeper was back-up for Karen Bardsley for the 4-0 win in Turkey on Thursday, and the 2-0 win against Wales at The Den at Millwall last Saturday.

The six points leave Brent Hills’ side with maximum points from their four games to date, nine points clear of Ukraine, Wales and Belarus.

The next qualifying games come in April and May, at home to Montenegro, before another home game against Ukraine.

There follows games in Belarus and Ukraine in June, before trips to Wales and Montenegro in August and September.


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All seven UEFA qualifying group winners will advance directly to the final tournament, while the four runners-up with the best record against the sides first, third, fourth, and fifth in their groups will face play-off matches .

Brown-Finnis, now 33, has 82 caps to her name, having made her debut in 1997.

She played in the Euro 2009 Final against Germany, and was in the FIFA All-Star team in 2007 to face China.