Lauren James given two-game Women’s World Cup ban

Fifa has handed a two-match suspension to England’s forward. Lauren James, due to her red card during the Women’s World Cup match against Nigeria. The 21-year-old player was shown a red card for stepping on Michelle Alozie’s back during the last 16 game. England eventually won through penalties. Discover Lauren James given two-game Women’s World Cup ban after red card.

The automatic one-game ban that comes with a red card has been extended by Fifa. This makes James ineligible for the semi-final match in case England advances to that stage. England’s next challenge is the quarter-final against Colombia, scheduled for Saturday at 11:30 BST.

Despite her suspension, James has been a pivotal player for England in the tournament. Netting three goals and assisting in three more during the group stages. After the incident, the Chelsea forward took to social media to apologize to Alozie and express her commitment to learning from her misjudgment.

Following the match, England’s coach, Sarina Wiegman, mentioned that James’ lack of experience on such a grand stage led to a momentary lapse in control. Wiegman emphasized that the action wasn’t intentional and that James deeply regretted it, highlighting her compassionate nature.

Should England exit the World Cup during the quarter-finals, James’ suspension will extend to her next international fixture with the national team.

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