England are set to play in front of a record crowd for a women’s match in England when they face at on 9 November.

More than 75,000 tickets have been sold for the friendly, England’s final home game of the year.

The current record is 70,584, for Team GB’s 1-0 win over Brazil at in the 2012 Olympics.

“We are grateful for the incredible support,” said England manager Phil Neville.

“We had loads travelling to watch us in France (for the World Cup), millions tuning in on TV and now this incredible show of support for the game.”

England face at Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium on Saturday, with 30,000 tickets sold.

The Lionesses reached the semi-finals of the World Cup in July, having won the SheBelieves Cup in March.

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