Women's U20s squad for NTC Invitational tournament

Tuesday 06 Sep 2016
Katie Zelem and Co will head to California for the NTC Invitational
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Mo Marley has named her England Women’s U20s squad for the NTC Invitational tournament which takes place later this month.

The Young Lionesses will face Brazil, South Korea and host nation USA, three nations who are preparing for the FIFA Women’s U20s World Cup which will be staged in Papua New Guinea in November.


v Brazil, Midnight BST, Thurs 15 Sept
v USA, 3am BST, Sat 17 Sept
v South Korea, 9pm BST, Sun 18 Sept

Marley has subsequently named a strong group of 20 players, including five from Everton; Gabby George, Millie Turner, Jenna Dear, Claudia Walker and Rosella Ayane.

And five players were part of the England squad who competed at the U20s World Cup in 2014; Jess Carter, Leah Williamson, Katie Zelem, Natasha Flint and George.

England open up against Brazil on Thursday 15 September before taking on USA on Saturday 17 September and finishing up against South Korea a day later.

Every match will take place at the Glenn 'Mooch' Myernick Field in California.

Goalkeepers: Sophie Baggaley (Birmingham City), Demi Lambourne (Oxford United).

Defenders: Molly Bartrip (Reading), Georgia Brougham* (Everton), Gabrielle George (Everton), Jess Carter (Birmingham City), Eloise Wilson (Bristol City), Elisha N’Dow (Aston Villa), Millie Turner (Everton)

Midfielders: Georgia Allen** (East Tennessee State University), Jodie Brett (Bristol City – on loan from Chelsea), Jenna Dear (Everton), Coral Haines (Birmingham City), Katie Zelem (Liverpool), Beth Hepple (Durham).

Forwards: Claudia Walker (Everton), Natasha Flint (Fylde), Carla Humphrey (Doncaster Rovers Belles – on loan from Arsenal), Rosella Ayane (Everton – on loan from Chelsea), Sarah Mayling (Aston Villa).

* replaced Leah Williamson (Arsenal)
** replaced Kiera Walsh (Manchester City)

By FA Staff