Sold-out Wembley set for record England women’s soccer crowd

LONDON (AP) — Returning to play at Wembley Stadium for a third time is a chance for England midfielder Jill Scott to reflect.

But not so much on her experience five years ago against Germany.

“I remember coming on,” Scott said, “and missing a sitter.”

The 32-year-old Scott will instead use the return visit by Germany on Saturday to bask in the advances in women’s soccer in England.

The crowd for the 3-0 loss to Germany in 2014 was an English team record 45,619. This time, it’s a sellout at English soccer’s national stadium with 86,619 tickets issued for the friendly game.

Should everyone who bought a ticket turn up, the crowd will easily exceed the 70,584 who watched Scott in a
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