Tournament held in Italy. Matches were played over 2x35 minutes.
Organized by the FICF (Federazione Italiana Calcio Femminile).
NB: some retrospective references suggest that this tournament was organized by the FIEFF (Federazione Internazionale Europea di Football Femminile), but that is inaccurate; the FIEFF was not constituted until February 1970.
Semi-finals 1-11-69 Novara Italy 1-0 France [Giubertoni 27'] [Stadio Comunale; att: 3,500; ref: Marocco (Italy)] [Italy: Amari; Fabbri, Cittadino; Angeletti (Dasso 48'), Zaramella, Colombo; Gerwien, Meles, Giubertoni, Ciceri, Medri; France: Defraiteur; Gilbert (Pourveux 36'), Reb; Lebrun (sent off 50'), Mangas, Darbre; Juillard (Thomas 60'), Fabry, Lesieur, Monier, Harant.] 1-11-69 Aosta Denmark 4-3 England [Christensen 13' 44', Ševčíková 15', L. Hansen 28'; Lopez 8' 53' 61'] [Stadio Mario Puchoz; att: 2,500; ref: Turco (Italy)] [Denmark: Thomsen; J. Nielsen, B. Nielsen; Mandiková, Schäeffer, Kristensen; Ševčíková, L. Hansen, Christensen, Østergaard Hansen, S. Hansen; England: Buckett; Blake, Long; Birkett, Oliver, Cheshire; Rayner, Cassell, Lopez, Tungate (missed penalty), Gunnell.] Third Place Match 2-11-69 Torino England 2-0 France [Tungate 12', Lopez 44'] [Stadio Comunale; ref: Sicco (Italy)] [England: Buckett; Blake, Long; Cassell, Birkett, Gunnell; Rayner, Oliver, Lopez, Tungate, Salmon; France: Defraiteur; Gilbert, Lebrun; Pourveux, Fabry (Nizard), Mangas; Lesieur, Reb, Harant, Juillard, Monier.] Final 2-11-69 Torino Italy 3-1 Denmark [Ciceri 12' 33', Medri 30'; L. Hansen 8'] [Stadio Comunale; att: 12,000; ref: Cosentina (Italy)] [Italy: Amari; Fabbri, Cittadino; De Grandis, Zaramella, Colombo; Gerwien, Meles, Giubertoni (Angeletti 17'), Ciceri, Medri; Denmark: Schelke; B. Nielsen (J. Nielsen), J. Thomsen; Mandiková, Schäeffer, Kristensen; Ševčíková, S. Hansen, Christensen, Østergaard Hansen, L. Hansen.]
Denmark (incomplete) Players: Lena Schelke (GK), Jytta Termansen (GK; injured in training), Joan Thomsen, Joan Nielsen, Birgit Nielsen, Jana Mandiková, Maria Ševčíková, Helene Østergaard Hansen, Irene Christensen, Inge Kristensen, Lone Hansen, Ann Lindh, Kirsten Schäeffer, Solveig Hansen, ? Thomsen II Notes: Denmark was represented by Femina BK (Gladsaxe); the team's matches are not considered official by the DBU (Dansk Boldspil-Union). Mandiková and Ševčíková were Czechoslovak nationals living in Denmark (as political refugees). England (possibly incomplete) Coach: Harry Batt (Chiltern Valley) Chaperone: June Batt Players: Sue Buckett (GK; Southampton), Jill Long (Southampton), Barbara Birkett (Southampton), Dot Cassell (Southampton), Sue Lopez (cap, Southampton), Paula Rayner (Chiltern Valley), Valerie Cheshire (Chiltern Valley), Chris Salmon (Chiltern Valley), Mary Blake (Luton), Tina Oliver (Luton), Sue Tungate (Luton), Gail Gunnell (Kays Ladies, Worcester), Lesley Cale (Kays Ladies, Worcester) Notes: England was represented by a selection arranged by Harry Batt; the team's matches are not considered official by the Football Association, nor previously by the Women's Football Association. France Coach: Pierre Geoffroy Players: Dominique Defraiteur (GK), Chantal Lebrun, Nicole Mangas, Nelly Reb (cap), Claude Gilbert, Michčle Darbre, Nadine Juillard, Maud Fabry, Michčle Monier, Maryse Lesieur, Marie-Claire Harant, Rosine Nizard, Régine Pourveux, Marie-Bernadette Thomas, Liliane Roth-Laval, Françoise Damien Notes: the French team's matches are not considered official by the FFF (Fédération française de football). Italy Coach: Giuseppe Cavicchi Assistant coach: Ugo Mignone Players: Giovanna Amari (GK; Real Torino), Maria Rosa Ligabue (GK; Piacenza), Maura Fabbri (Genova), Silvana Cittadino (Real Torino), Luciana Meles (Piacenza), Franca Zaramella (Real Torino), Silvana Colombo (Ambrosiana), Maria Grazia Gerwien (Genova), Patrizia De Grandis (Roma), Aurora Giubertoni (Ambrosiana), Maurizia Ciceri (cap; Ambrosiana), Stefania Medri (Roma), Annalisa Dasso (Genova), Marisa Rossero (Real Torino), Mirella Angeletti (Roma), Rosanna Peirano (Ambrosiana) Notes: the Italian team was selected by the FICF (Federazione Italiana Calcio Femminile); the team's matches are considered official by the FIGC (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio).
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