Lois Fidler selects her England Women's U17 squad for September's Euro qualifiers
Lois Fidler has named her England Women’s U17 squad for next month’s opening round of Euro qualifiers.
Ten of the 18 players selected featured for this age group last season, while five players - Ella Williams, Jemma Purfield, Sarah Mayling, Emma Kelly and Ellie Wilkinson - make the step up from the U15s.
England will travel to Belfast in early September to face Northern Ireland (on 10 September), Israel (12 September) and Italy (15 September) and the top two nations in the group will make it through to the final stage of qualifying next spring.
Squad in full
Sophie Baggaley (Derby County), Caitlin Leach (Aston Villa)
Molly Bartrip (Arsenal), Vanna Lee (Middlesex), Elisha N’dow (Aston Villa), Vyan Sampson (Arsenal), Frances Steele (Arsenal), Ellie Stewart (Everton), Ella Williams (Chelsea)
Carla Humphrey (Arsenal), Sarah Mayling (Aston Villa), Leah Williamson (Arsenal), Katie Zelem (Manchester United)
Rosella Ayane (Chelsea), Natasha Flint (Manchester United), Emma Kelly (Teesside University), Jemma Purfield (North Yorkshire), Claudia Walker (Stoke City).