Marley names U19 squad for La Manga Tournament

Thursday 13 Feb 2014
The England U19 team pose for a photo before taking on Norway

Mo Marley has named her England Women’s U19 team to compete in this year’s La Manga Tournament in March.

Seven of the squad helped the Three Lions finish runners-up to France at last year’s European Championship finals in Wales, while defensive duo Gabrielle George and Leah Williamson have made the step up from the U17s.

England will take on Republic of Ireland (on 8 March), France (10 March) and Italy (12 March) in the Spanish resort in preparation for April’s Euro qualifiers where Marley’s charges will face Finland, Denmark and Serbia.

England drew 4-4 with Norway at St. George’s Park last time out.

Squad in full

Sophie Baggaley (Birmingham City), Caitlin Leach (Aston Villa)
Rosella Ayane (Chelsea), Gabrielle George (Everton), Aoife Mannion (Birmingham City), Vyan Sampson (Arsenal), Ellie Stewart (Liverpool), Leah Williamson (Arsenal)
Jade Bailey (Arsenal), Jodie Brett (Chelsea), Abbey-Leigh Stringer (Aston Villa), Sarah Mayling (Aston Villa), Millie Turner (Everton)
Jess Carter (Birmingham City), Natasha Flint (Manchester City), Coral Haines (Birmingham City), Abbey Joice (Sunderland), Beth Mead (Sunderland), Karin Muya (Chelsea), Katie Zelem (Liverpool)


By Glenn Lavery