Karen Carney: England women forging place in football market

Carney set for 'amazing' 100th cap
Women's international: England v Germany
Venue: Wembley Date: 15:00 GMT Sunday 23 November
Coverage: Live on BBC Two, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Sport website, app, mobiles and and Connected TVs

England women's midfielder Karen Carney believes their historic game at Wembley on Sunday proves there is an appetite for the women's game.

"TV are behind us and we've just got to do the business now. I think the rest will take care of itself," Carney said.

Tickets have sold out, but sales have been capped at 55,000 due to London Underground engineering works.

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Carney is set to win her 100th cap against Germany, having made her debut against Italy in 2005.

The game begins England's preparations for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, which takes place in Canada, and will be the first women's international fixture played at Wembley.

England qualified with 10 wins out of 10, a record Carney believes has helped to increase the profile of the women's game.

"I think it's proven now that there's a market out there, that people do want to come and watch the game and want to watch us, which is amazing," she said.

You can see live coverage of England women v Germany women live on BBC 2 on Sunday 23 November.

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