Women's U17s face Germany and France in Euro prep

Wednesday 11 Nov 2015
England Women's U17s boss John Griffiths (Sportsfile)

England Women’s Under-17s will ramp up their Euro qualification preparations by competing in a three-team tournament in Germany in December.

John Griffiths’s side will face the host nation, and 2013 European champions, on Tuesday 15 December before taking on France on Saturday 19 December.

The Young Lionesses have qualified for the final round of Euro qualifiers which are due to take place in the spring of 2016. The draw for those matches is on 13 November.

Women's U17s tournament

Germany v England
1pm GMT, Tuesday 15 December
Duisburg, Germany

England v France
10am GMT, Saturday 19 December
Duisburg, Germany

They made it through to the elite round by recording two 13-0 wins, against Croatia and Estonia, and a 2-2 draw with Poland in October.

England last met Germany and France in February. They lost 4-2 to Germany and drew 1-1 with the French.

The Euro Finals will be staged in Belarus in May 2016.

England squad for Germany and France

Amelia Houghton-Boyle (Arsenal), Ellie Roebuck (Manchester City), Katie Startup (Gillingham)

Flo Allen (Bristol Academy), Riva Casley (Oxford United), Taylor Hinds (Arsenal), Lois Joel (Chelsea), Anna Patten (Arsenal), Kelsey Pearson (Blackburn Rovers), Lotte Wubben-Moy (Arsenal)

Hannah Cain (Sheffield United), Niamh Charles (Liverpool), Anna Filbey (Arsenal), Laura Hooper (Arsenal), Jessica Jones (South West Regional Excellence Camp), Hollie Olding (Brighton & Hove Albion), Connie Scofield (Birmingham City), Grace Smith (Aston Villa), Georgia Stanway (Manchester City), Ella Toon (Blackburn Rovers)

Ellie Brazil (Birmingham City), Alessia Russo (Chelsea)

By FA Staff