– England ladies have demanded equal pay with their male counterparts
– Australia, New Zealand and Norway have adopted the equal pay system in the national sides
– Jordan Nobbts and Beth England believes the Lionesses can earn the same with the Three Lions
England midfielders Jordan Nobbs and Beth England have tasked the FA to grant equal earnings between the men and women national sides.
Australia secured a landmark deal with the Football Federation Australia (FFA) where both teams will go home with the same amount of money.
Countries like New Zealand and Norway have also succeeded in putting the male and female players on the same equal pay role.
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England, who plies her trade with Chelsea, believes it would be a “long process” for her international team but has insisted it is an “ongoing battle” they must continue to fight.
“I think any women’s footballer wants to be respected and equal to their male counterparts,” the 25-year-old told BBC Sport.
On the other hand, Arsenal midfielder Nobbs, believes England should follow suit like other countries pushing forward with equal pay.
“When you see other nations doing it of course we want to carry on that progression with our nation,” she said.
“If that was to happen with England as well it would be amazing because we still train, we still do all the hard work the same as the men do.”
England reached the World Cup semi-finals in France 2019 and finished in fourth place and the Lionesses also finished third at the 2015 edition.
And the Lionesses have previously finished third at the 2015 World Cup and in the semi-finals of Euro 2017.
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