England Women in huge Euro 2022 blow as Sarina Wiegman tests positive for Covid and misses Northern Ireland clash | The Sun

Sarina Wiegman will miss England's final Group A game after testing positive for Covid-19.

The FA says the Lionesses' head coach will undergo a period of recovery at the squad's base for the Euros.

Assistant coach Arjan Veurink is now set to lead the team for tonight’s fixture against Northern Ireland.

However, Wiegman will remain in remote contact with her players and technical staff

The FA the Lionesses' chief "will be monitored regularly with a view to returning to all elements of her role as soon as possible".

The news comes after the team's official Twitter account confirmed Lotte Wubben-Moy has returned to training after her recovery from Covid.

The England centre-back missed her side's 8-0 drubbing of Norway after being instructed to isolate at home after testing positive for Covid last week.

However, the Arsenal defender is now available for selection for the hosts' duel with Northern Ireland after being away from the group for five days.

The game will kick off at 8:00 pm at St Mary's this evening.

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Wiegman has become the second member within England's camp to have tested positive for coronavirus during the Euros.

Uefa regulations mean only those who are symptomatic have to do a test.

A number of players involved in the tournament have tested positive for Covid during the contest's group stages.

Stars include Germany's Lea Schuller, Finland goalkeeper Tinja-Riikka Korpela and Netherlands aces Jackie Groenen and Vivianne Miedema.

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