Eleanor Dale scored a brace to help England Women’s Under-17s defeat Hungary and move to within one point of the Euro finals.
The Middlesbrough forward bagged her double either side of the half-hour mark while Fran Stables completed the victory just after the break.
- UEFA Women's U17 Championship
- Elite Qualifying Round
- Sunday 24 March
- Gyirmóti Stadion, Hungary
England (4-4-2): 13 Emily Orman (Brighton & Hove Albion RTC); 2 Ella Morris (Southampton RTC), 4 Ellie Hack (Brighton & Hove Albion), 6 Maya Le Tissier (capt; Brighton & Hove Albion), 14 Lucy Johnson (Leicester City); 11 Charlotte Fleming (Chelsea), 10 Ruby Grant (Arsenal), 8 Melisa Filis (Arsenal), 7 Keri Matthews (York City RTC); 15 Katie Robinson (Bristol City), 9 Eleanor Dale (Middlesbrough).
Substitutes: 19 Fran Stables (Manchester United RTC) for Matthews 46, 17 Emma Harries (Reading) for Dale 76, 3 Alisha Ware (Southampton RTC) for Robinson 90+4.
Substitutes not used: 1 Emma Bradley (Manchester City), 5 Mia Cruickshank (Reading), 12 Rebecca May (Manchester United), 16 Gracie Pearse (Arsenal), 18 Sophie Quirk (Reading), 20 Ellen Jones (Bristol City RTC).
Goals: Dale 29, 32, Stables 48
Bookings: Stables 85
Head coach: Gemma Grainger