BBC Sport - Women's World Cup 2015: How England made it to the semi-finals
How England made World Cup semis
- From the section Women's Football
BBC Sport looks at England's journey to the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup in Canada, where they will face Japan on Wednesday night.
Sampson's squad are only the third England team to reach a World Cup semi-final, after the 1990 men's side and the 1966 World Cup winners.
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