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England Women's U18s end their season with wins against Canada and Northern Ireland

Thursday 18 Jul 2019
The Young Lionesses ended their season with a training camp and three games at St. George's Park in July

England Women’s U18s side rounded off their season with a trio of games at St. George’s Park this week against Canada and Northern Ireland.

Emma Coates’ squad kicked-off their first match against Canada with a 3-2 victory, thanks to goals from Holly Manders, Annabel Blanchard and a late winner from Paige Bailey-Gayle.

They followed that up with a narrow 1-0 win against Northern Ireland, thanks to Jess Woolley’s first-half goal.

And they took on the Canadians again in the final game of the week on Tuesday 16 July, but suffered a 2-1 defeat with Manders scoring a second-half equaliser only for the visitors to nick a win with a late goal from Lara Kazandjlan.

This squad of players will now go into the 2019-20 campaign as U19s, with a European Championship qualification campaign kicking-off in October when the Young Lionesses travel to Belarus to face their hosts, Cyprus and Serbia. Next season’s Euro Finals are being staged in Georgia in July 2020.

By FA Staff