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Summary

  1. Kirby scores from close range - her second in two games
  2. Polkinghorne heads in from a corner for Australia
  3. Game is live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Live Reporting

By Jonathan Jurejko

All times stated are UK

  1. Goodbye!

    While Phil Neville continues to simmer, it is time for us to disappear.

    If you've only just tuned in (shame on you), then catch up with what happened at Fulham in Rob Stevens' match report.

    Clue: England should have won. Cheerio!

  2. 'Referee should have been braver'

    England 1-1 Australia

    More from Phil Neville on some contentious decisions which didn't go in England's favour: "Beth Mead's not dived for the first decision - there’s clear contact.

    "I don’t know why the referee looks at the assistant she should be brave enough to make the decision herself.

    "I was obviously angry but we’ve worked hard over the last few days and to come out with two wins against Brazil and Australia would have been fantastic for our confidence but we'll look back on both games and say 'we need to take our chances'.

    "I’ve seen more out of the team tonight than I have in the last six/seven months, I learnt so much tonight, for a team that haven’t played together for the longest amount of time I think they were excellent.

    "But once again with the chances we had we have to be winning these games."

  3. Maybe this is a reality check - Neville

    England 1-1 Australia

    More from Phil Neville as he talks while watching several of England's wasted chances: "These are chances that they stick away in the WSL - ruthlessness is what we need.

    "Once the anger and emotion goes away we will look back and say we've played some good stuff. But we have to win the game.

    "People are saying we're on the crest of a wave, we can the World Cup, attendances are up. That's great but maybe tonight was a reality check in what we actually have to do."

    Phil Neville
  4. 'We have to be winning these games'

    England 1-1 Australia

    England manager Phil Neville talking to BT Sport: "I knew what was coming, they had good delivery from that right hand side, they’re bigger, taller and I knew if I they got more set pieces they’d get the goal.

    "We weren’t ruthless again, we had so many one on ones, we should have had two penalties, it's best we don’t mention the referees regarding some decisions.

    "If you look at Australia where they are this season we should beat them."

  5. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    P Nev has calmed down. Outwardly at least.

    "It's best we don't speak about the referee," he says.

    The words 'careless', 'ruthless' and 'ragged' are the key words from the former Manchester United and England defender.

    Full quotes to come...

  6. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    Phil Neville has (possibly) counted to 10, glugged a glass of water and taken a deep breath or three.

    Now he has (probably) calmed down and ready to face the television cameras for his post-match interview.

    Phil Neville
  7. 'It's football it happens'

    England 1-1 Australia

    England defender Lucy Bronze speaking to BT Sport: "We had a few chances in the first half and loads in the second, we should have been four or five up.

    "We’re annoyed to lose a goal to a set piece but that’s football and we have to learn from it for the next game.

    "I’ve not seen the decisions back but it's football it happens, we’ve just got to play twice as good if decisions aren’t going to go our way."

    Lucy Bronze
  8. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    England forward Fran Kirby, speaking to BT Sport: "They had a lot more aggression than what Brazil had, they played more than they did and and they realised where we were vulnerable.

    "They have height in their team and can score from set pieces. We can look at how we are more ruthless in front of goal and also at defending set pieces."

    Fran Kirby
  9. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    Alex Scott

    Ex-Arsenal Ladies & England international on Radio Five live sports extra

    There will be questions of 'How did they not win it?' but they just didn't take their chances. When you switch off for that one set piece you let the opposition get back into the game.

    When you look back at how many chances England had in the game, you can see that they need to work on what they do in the final third of the pitch.

  10. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    Some glum faces in the England camp as captain Steph Houghton leads the debrief in an on-pitch huddle.

    Steph Houghton
  11. FULL-TIME

    England 1-1 Australia

    And that is that. The referee blows the full-time whistle before getting an ear-bashing from a very unhappy Phil Neville.

    It feels like a defeat for England...

    Phil Neville
  12. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    ...decent delivery into the six-yard box... headed clear by the Australia defence.

  13. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    Still play goes on... corner to England...

  14. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    It's now! Fara Williams picks out the run of Nikita Parris who rounds the Australia keeper Mackenzie Arnold, but can't keep the ball in play...

  15. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    Now or never...

  16. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    England are back in their own half. Go long! That's what they do but Australia head clear...

  17. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    Arnold is back to her feet, play back under way. All very frantic...

  18. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    Australia keeper Mackenzie Arnold goes down in her six-yard box and needs some treatment for a knock. Despite it being stoppage time, it is a genuine concern...

    Mackenzie Arnold
  19. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    Alex Scott

    Ex-Arsenal Ladies & England international on Radio Five live sports extra

    Disappointing delivery from Greenwood there it's not what you expect from her or at this time of the game.

    I have to say I'm quite frustrated right now, England have dominated and should be winning, everyone will see the 1-1 scoreline and think Australia can cause some problems at the World Cup, not the performance of England.

  20. Post update

    England 1-1 Australia

    ...but the delivery is poor and hoofed clear at the near post by the Aussie defence.

    FOUR minutes of stoppage time for England to nab the win which they should have wrapped up about an hour ago.