Mo Marley's side start off with a win in Elite Round.
England 3-0 Republic Of Ireland
UEFA European U19 Women's Championship
Elite Qualifying Round
Saturday 27 March
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England Women U19s made the perfect start to their Elite Qualifying Round on Saturday by collecting a 3-0 win against the Republic of Ireland.
It proved to be a comprehensive victory for Mo Marley’s team, who won the U19 European Championship last year, with Toni Duggan opening the scoring after 39 minutes.
Second half strikes from Demi Stokes and Gilly Flaherty added further gloss to the scoreline ahead of their second match against Sweden on Monday evening.
The other result was Sweden 3 Turkey 0.England:
1 Becky Spencer, 2 Lyndsey Cunningham, 3 Gilly Flaherty (17 Lauren Bruton, 76), 4 Abbie Prosser (14 Laura Commbs, 62), 5 Shelby Hills, 6 Gemma Bonner, 7 Izzy Christiansen, 8 Jordan Nobbs, 9 Toni Duggan (c) (18 Becky Jane, 85), 10 Jess Holbrook, 11 Demi Stokes. Substitutes not used: 12
Steph Marsh, 13 Lauren Davey, 15 Jemma Rose, 16 Naomi Cole.