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Lionesses receive Council welcome on Adams Park visit

27 May 2016

England stars Fran Kirby and Gemma Davison visited Adams Park for a media call on Thursday ahead of the UEFA Women’s 2017 European Championship qualifier with Serbia on Saturday 4th June.

The Chelsea duo were formally welcomed to the town by Wycombe District Council leader Katrina Wood and chief executive Karen Satterford-Lerner, and took part in interviews with the BBC, Bucks Free Press and FA's programme team amongst others, heightening publicity for the match next weekend.

Read more:
  • England squad announced for Serbia clash
  • Tickets available for just £7.50 for adults
They began the day with a visit to Cressex Community School to observe a football session, answer questions and sign autographs, before stepping out on to the Adams Park pitch to get a feel for the stadium.

Davison told the FA website: “Fran and I really enjoyed visiting the school and seeing how many girls enjoy playing football – they have some talented players there.

“As a player, and also a coach, it’s great to get the chance to encourage girls to play, and keep playing, football.

“We’re looking forward to meeting up in camp and beginning out preparations for the game.

“We know Serbia will be a tough match and we’re determined to get all three points in front of all of our supporters in Wycombe.”

Cllr Katrina Wood said: "It lifts the whole town to have a game like this in our area. We work very closely with Wycombe Wanderers and to have the England team here is fantastic."

The Lionesses are unbeaten after four games in their qualifying campaign, second in Group 7 to Belgium but with a game in hand.

Tickets for the match at Wycombe are still available priced £7.50 for adults and £3.50 for children. A family ticket priced £15 (two adults and two children) is available and group booking discounts apply.

Buy now via or by calling 01494 441118.

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