Mo Marley has started preparations for the FIFA Women’s U20 World Cup by pulling together an England squad for a two-day training camp at St. George’s Park.
Her U19 side qualified for next year’s tournament by finishing runners-up in the Euros in the summer.
And Head Coach Marley has called upon nine of those players who helped the Young Lions win a silver medal, including the captain, Sherry McCue.
The U20 World Cup will take place in Canada between 5-24 August.
Before then, England will attempt to qualify for next year’s Euro Finals (15-27 July) and they will take on Finland, Denmark and Serbia in the Elite Qualifying Round next April, with the top-placed team in the group progressing.
Training camp squad:
Sophie Harris (Arsenal), Megan Walsh (Everton)
Felicity Gibbons (Watford – on loan at Gillingham), Martha Harris (Notts County), Georgia Mays (Watford), Meaghan Sargeant (Notts County)
Sherry McCue (Aston Villa), Emily Roberts (Notts County), Jess Sigsworth (Doncaster Rovers Belles), Katie Wilkinson (Birmingham City)
Freda Ayisi (Arsenal), Rebekah Bass (Sunderland), Hannah Blundell (Chelsea), Beth Donoghue (Liverpool), Beth England (Doncaster Rovers Belles), Melissa Lawley (Birmingham City), Nikita Parris (Everton), Keira Ramshaw (Sunderland)