By Max Winters For Mailonline
Published: 13:16 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 13:32 BST, 1 July 2019
Security staff at England's training base in France had to remove one onlooker who appeared to be spying on their training session ahead of their Women's World Cup semi-final against the United States.
Phil Neville's squad were going through their training routine as normal on Monday morning when staff noticed something unusual in the hillside overlooking their practice pitches.
Security staff were instantly sent to see what was happening and they came across an individual watching the session at their Terrain d'Honneur Lyon base from the bushes.
Security staff at England's training base in France had to remove one onlooker on Monday
An individual wearing a blue jacket and white trousers was captured on film in the bushes
There are fears the individual was watching them train before their World Cup semi-final
Security staff raced over to the individual to see what the nature of their business was
They seemed to be unable to get to the intruder as a fence separated them from reaching him
In footage posted on Twitter by ITV's Steve Scott, two members of Neville's staff can be looking up at the hill.
It then cuts to an individual wearing white trousers and a blue coat stood among the greenery that overlooks the pitches.
A security official rushes off towards the area the person is standing in but can't appear to reach them because of a fence.
It comes just a day after the US delegation sent two members of staff to scout the five-star Fourviere Hotel in Lyon, where England are currently housed, as a possible