England enjoying rare downtime

England enjoying rare downtime

Originally Published: July 7, 2011
Joanne C. Gerstner

DUSSELDORF, Germany -- There's a bit of downtime for Team England on Thursday, a rarity in the go-go world of competing in the FIFA Women's World Cup.

England can relax slightly because it advanced to Saturday's quarterfinal game against France in Leverkusen.

The team traveled from Augsburg to Leverkusen on Wednesday, flying from Munich to Cologne and arriving in time to take in the Australia-Norway game. Australia won 2-1, claiming its spot in another side of the quarterfinals.

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