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

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.

Sarina Wiegman will miss her team’s clash with Northern Ireland tonight after testing positive for Covid

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”.

More to follow.