The highly-anticipated Arnold Clark Cup gets underway tomorrow, with hosts England, Canada, Spain and Germany set to take part in the round-robin tournament.
Matches will be held at the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough, Carrow Road in Norwich, and Molineux in Wolverhampton.
The tournament has been touted as the perfect warm-up event for Euro 2022, which will also take place around England this summer.
With four world-class teams ready to lock horns over the next two weeks, GiveMeSport Women runs through everything you need to know about the Arnold Clark Cup.
Arnold Clark Cup schedule
The Arnold Clark Cup kicks off tomorrow with Germany against Spain at 2:30pm. This will be followed by England’s clash against Canada at 7:30pm. Both matches will be held at the Riverside Stadium.
Carrow Road will then play host to the next set of fixtures on Sunday (February 20th), with England taking on Spain at 3:15pm and Canada playing Germany at 8:15pm.
The Arnold Clark Cup will conclude at Molineux on February 23rd, as Spain and Canada meet at 2:30pm and England come up against Germany at 7:30pm.
A full list of fixtures can be found here:
February 17th, Germany vs Spain at 2.30pm GMT
February 17th, England vs Canada at 7.30pm GMT
February 20th, England vs Spain at 3:15pm GMT
February 20th, Canada vs Germany at 8:15pm GMT
February 23rd, Spain vs Canada at 2.30pm GMT
February 23rd, England vs Germany at 7.30pm GMT
Arnold Clark team news
Olympic gold medallist Canada announced their squad on February 7th. Captain Christine Sinclair, the all-time leading international goalscorer, will miss the tournament after the death of her mother.
Manchester City’s Janine Beckie, Chelsea’s Jessie Fleming, and PSG’s Ashley Lawrence and Jordyn Huitema all make the squad.
— Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team (@CANWNT) February 7, 2022
Spain announced their squad on February 8th. Ten members of the squad play for Barcelona, the current Champions League holders. This includes Alexia Putellas, who received the Ballon d’Or last year.
🙌🏻¡¡Todo listo para la #ArnoldClarkCup!!
⚽️ Este prestigioso torneo internacional será una oportunidad para seguir testando el estado de forma de España antes de la #WEURO2022.
🇩🇪 17 de febrero
🏴 20 de febrero
🇨🇦 23 de febrero
— Selección Española Femenina de Fútbol (@SeFutbolFem) February 8, 2022
Lyon’s Dzsenifer Marozsan and Chelsea’s Melanie Leupolz among the star names missing from Germany’s squad. Chelsea’s Ann-Katrin Berger, Wolfsburg’s Lena Oberdorf, and PSG’s Sara Däbritz are all included.
— DFB-Frauenfußball (@DFB_Frauen) February 8, 2022
Hosts England will be captained by Leah Williamson, who returns to the squad after a spell on the sidelines. GiveMeSport Women columnist Lucy Bronze and Ellie Roebuck have also come back from injury.
The Lionesses will be missing Steph Houghton and Beth England, however.
🚨 Here we go! 🚨
— Lionesses (@Lionesses) February 8, 2022
How to watch the Arnold Clark Cup
The Arnold Clark Cup will be brodcast across ITV in England. Five of the six matches will be shown on ITV4, with the exception of England’s clash against Spain, which will be on ITV.
Every game will also be available live on ITV Hub, ITV’s online video platform.
Matches will also be shown worldwide, including with CBS in the US, TSN in Canada, RTVE in Spain and ARD/ZDF in Germany.