English Netball has put in a bid for the 2019 Netball World Cup to be held in Liverpool.
At the heart of the bid is the ACC Liverpool complex. Matches would be played at the Echo Arena, with the Exhibition Centre used as a training venue.
Launching the bid, England Netball Chairman Cheryl Danson OBE said: “Liverpool is an iconic city immersed in sport and, with its global reputation and warm welcome, would be the perfect host to showcase the Netball World Cup 2019 to the world. " A final decision will be made in March 2015.
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