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Young Lionesses to play Canada and Northern Ireland at St. George's Park in July

Saturday 06 Jul 2019
Leicester City's Paige Bailey-Gayle is in the England U18s squad for July's mini-tournament at St. George's Park

Emma Coates has named her England WU18s squad for the upcoming three-team friendly tournament at St. George’s Park.

The 20-player squad will take on Canada [Tuesday 9 July, kick-off 2pm], Northern Ireland [Saturday 13 July, kick-off 2pm] before a second meeting with the Canadians [Tuesday 16 July, kick-off 12pm].

The Young Lionesses were last in action back in April where they contested a double-header against Scotland and the forthcoming trio of matches cap off their 2018-19 term.

Coates said: “It’s a real privilege to name this squad for the final fixtures of the season.

“We're all looking forward to the tournament and playing at St. George’s Park is always a fantastic experience.

“We have three matches against different opposition, another important stage in our players’ development.”

The Squad

Goalkeepers:Fran Stenson (Manchester City Women), Fran Bentley (Manchester United Women)

Defenders: Abbie Roberts (Unattached), Naomi Hartley (Sheffield United Women), Lucy Roberts (Unattached), Hannah Dawbarn (Arsenal Women), Lia Cataldo (Leicester City), Aimee Everett (Leicester City Women)

Midfielders: Jodie Hutton (Aston Villa Ladies), Paris McKenzie (Unattached), Ava Kuyken (Unattached), Katie Bradley (Manchester City Women), Holly Manders (Middlesbrough), Phoebe Williams (Southampton), Missy Bo Kearns (Liverpool Women)

Forwards: Jessica Woolley (Bristol City Women), Paige Bailey-Gayle (Leicester City Women), Simran Jhamat (Leicester City), Libby Smith (Leicester City), Annabel Blanchard (Leicester City Women)

*Please note all matches are invitation only.

By FA Staff