England Women's U19s held to goalless draw by Sweden

Saturday 07 Mar 2015
England Women's U19s boss Mo Marley

England Women’s Under-19s and Sweden fought out a tense 0-0 draw in Spain on Saturday.

Mo Marley’s side defeated Italy 3-1 in the La Manga Tournament opener, but couldn’t find a breakthrough against Sweden.

The Young Lions complete their campaign against another Scandinavian side, Denmark, on Monday.

These matches are being used as preparation for next month’s European Championship qualifying campaign.

England will take on Northern Ireland, Norway and Switzerland with only the top team making it through to the Finals, which will be staged in Israel in July.

England: 1 Sophie Baggaley (Birmingham City), 3 Gabrielle George (Everton), 4 Sarah Mayling (Aston Villa), 5 Vyan Sampson (Arsenal), 8 Claudia Walker (Everton), 10 Leah Williamson (Arsenal), 11 Natasha Flint (Manchester City), 14 Katie Zelem (Liverpool), 15 Ashleigh Mills (Doncaster Rovers Belles), 16 Ellie Stewart (C; Everton), 19 Keira Walsh (Manchester City).

Substitutes: 9 Coral Haines (Birmingham City) for Mayling 55, 12 Jodie Brett (Chelsea) for Zelem 55, 17 Carla Humphrey (Arsenal) for Flint 55, 18 Mollie Green (Liverpool) for Walker 55, 7 Eloise Wilson (Reading) for Mills 83, 20 Jenna Dear (Chelsea) for Williamson 89.

Substitutes not used: 2 Georgia Brougham (Manchester City), 6 Molly Bartrip (Reading), 13 Caitlin Leach (Aston Villa).

By Glenn Lavery