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Rampant Young Lionesses hit double figures in opening Euro qualifier

Saturday 14 Oct 2017
John Griffiths's U17s are off to a flyer in Euro qualifying

England Women’s U17s romped to an astonishing 10-0 win over Latvia in their opening Euro qualifier in Riga.

England 10-0 Latvia
  • UEFA Women's U17 Championship
  • First Qualifying Round
  • Saturday 14 October 2017
  • Riga, Latvia
Captain Lauren James led the way with four goals while Jessica Park hit a hat-trick.

Hannah Griffin, Ebony Salmon and substitute Annabel Blanchard notched a goal apiece to complete the scoring.

John Griffiths’s Young Lionesses, who registered 58 shots on goal, take on Slovakia on Tuesday.

England (4-3-3): Fran Bentley (Manchester City), Phoebe Williams (Southampton), Lucy Roberts (Liverpool), Abbie Roberts (MK Dons), Asmita Ale (Aston Villa), Aimee Everett (Liverpool), Jessica Park (York City), Hannah Griffin (FC Saarbrucken), Lauren James (capt; Arsenal), Ebony Salmon (Aston Villa), Paige Bailey-Gayle (Arsenal).

Substitutes: Annabel Blanchard (Liverpool) for Salmon 41, Simran Jhamat (Liverpool) for Griffin 63, Lia Cataldo (Arsenal) for Ale 72.

Substitutes not used: Fran Stenson (Birmingham City), Naomi Hartley (Liverpool), Kiera Skeels (Southampton), Emma Brown (Teesside Girls), Ava Kuyken (Arsenal), Jess Woolley (Bristol City).

Goals: James 1, 15, 25, 53, Park 23, 54, 78, Salmon 33, Griffin 36, Blanchard 59.

Head coach: John Griffiths

Referee: Kateryna Usova (UKR)

By FA Staff