Hope Powell, Kelly Smith, Faye White, and Amanda Barr, all part of England's 2005 Euro squad, reflect and recall the first time the women's Euros were hosted by England, and the progress made for the women's game since then.
England faces Norway in Group A of the 2022 Women's Euro. The turning point for the current England squad hosting a home European Championship, writes Richard Laverty, was at the 2015 World Cup when the Lionesses defeated Norway in the Round of 16.
Hosts England opened up the 2022 European Championship with a 1–0 win against Austria in front of a UEFA women's Euro record crowd of 68,871 at Old Trafford. But, there's still work to do for the Lionesses.