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Orpington footballer to play in World Cup semi-finals tonight

PUBLISHED: 09:32 01 July 2015 | UPDATED: 09:32 01 July 2015

England footballer Claire Rafferty. Picture: Headlocker for Wikipedia

England footballer Claire Rafferty. Picture: Headlocker for Wikipedia

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Claire Rafferty is playing in the women’s World Cup

A footballer from Bromley will play for England tonight in the semi-finals of the women’s World Cup.

Claire Rafferty, 26, from Orpington, will be part of the team facing Japan at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Canada, at midnight tonight – 5pm local time.

Claire also plays as a left back for Chelsea Ladies in the FA Women’s Super League – the highest level of women’s football in England.

She made her full England debut five years ago against Austria, and was also part of the Great Britain squad in the 2012 London Olympics.

Do you know Claire? Have you played football with her? We’d love to hear from you on 01233 653483.


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