EastEnders: Shirley and Sharon show off their football skills – first look pictures

And both Mick and Masood are impressed by the performance

The England team may have disappointed during this year’s World Cup, but it seems that the women of Walford can be relied upon for their footballing skills.


Brazil and Germany are squaring up for their semi-final tonight but they’ve got nothing on the rivalry between Sharon Rickman (Letitia Dean) and Shirley Carter (Linda Henry). The two women in Phil Mitchell’s (Steve McFadden) life will go head to head this evening for a new promo that is set to air during World Cup Match of the Day Live (BBC1, 8.30pm) – and it looks like the local fellas are impressed.


Both Mick Carter (Danny Dyer) and Masood Ahmed (Nitin Ganatra) watch on in awe as Shirl and Shazza find a new way to channel their energies. But let’s hope it doesn’t go to sudden death…