Premier League news, Lionesses v USA at Wembley: weekend football countdown – live

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England Lionesses return to action at Wembley this evening for the first time since their famous Euro 2022 final triumph against Germany at the end of July. Each and every ticket for the friendly match against the world champions was snapped up inside 24 hours of going on sale, and excitement will doubtless build through the day as we move closer the 8pm kick-off.

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The Premier League programme kicks off with Newcastle v Brentford at 3pm tomorrow and the weekend’s action includes a tasty match-up between Arsenal and Liverpool on Sunday.

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QPR v Reading is this evening’s fixture in the Championship – there’s a full dose of EFL action and football all across Europe, too. Team news and previews coming up, but let’s start with 10 thing to look out for in the Premier League this weekend:

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A bit of breaking Chelsea news: Wesley Fofana looks set to be out for around a month, maybe six weeks, with the knee injury he suffered in the win against Milan on Wednesday. There were fears he may have badly damaged his ligaments so Graham Potter will take it, no doubt:

Updated at 09.52 BST

Preamble

England Lionesses return to action at Wembley this evening for the first time since their famous Euro 2022 final triumph against Germany at the end of July. Each and every ticket for the friendly match against the world champions was snapped up inside 24 hours of going on sale, and excitement will doubtless build through the day as we move closer the 8pm kick-off.

The Premier League programme kicks off with Newcastle v Brentford at 3pm tomorrow and the weekend’s action includes a tasty match-up between Arsenal and Liverpool on Sunday.

QPR v Reading is this evening’s fixture in the Championship – there’s a full dose of EFL action and football all across Europe, too. Team news and previews coming up, but let’s start with 10 thing to look out for in the Premier League this weekend:

The Guardian