Cameroon implode, England advance and Marta bows out

In the face of flying elbows, spitting, violent tackles and two threats to walk off the pitch, England defeated Cameroon to reach the knockout stages.

 

Natalie Saywer is joined by former England, Chelsea and West Ham defender Claire Rafferty and Times chief sports writer Matt Dickinson to analyse one of the most remarkable matches of any World Cup.

 

Should we feel sympathy for Cameroon? Should the referee have taken a stronger stand? And has it really damaged the image of the women’s game?

 

Plus The Times and Sunday Times journalists Molly Hudson and Rebecca Myers join us from France to analyse England’s performance, quarter-final opponents Norway and Marta’s legacy.

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