England U-20 WWC squad revealed

Mo Marley has named her squad for the the FIFA U-20 WWC that will take place from the 5th to the 24th of August in France. There is no real surprise among the 21 players selected with maybe three or four players who are slightly debatable choices. The squad is as follows : Goalkeepers: SandyContinue reading “England U-20 WWC squad revealed”

England U-20 to play a warm-up tournament in France next June ?

The England women U-20 team have been invited to play a friendly tournament during the FIFA window in June in preparation for the U-20 World Cup that will be played later in France.   The FIFA U-20 World Cup will take place from the 5th to the 24th of August in Brittany, France. There areContinue reading “England U-20 to play a warm-up tournament in France next June ?”

England U17 qualifying round situation

The England U17 team are currently in Lithuania, they are led by Lydia Bedford who is an excellent young coach and are trying to qualify for the elite round. The results so far in Group 8 are Slovenia 0 Russia 1 England 14 Lithuania 0 Russia 2 Lithuania 0 England 0 Slovenia 1   AndContinue reading “England U17 qualifying round situation”

England U17 players go home with pride and having learnt a lot during the tournament

Prior to the tournament, I was hoping for the team to get to the semi-finals. Unfortunately a quarter-final defeat to a superb Japan team, means they will go home a round earlier. There is no doubt, it was an excellent tournament for the young Lionesses, a learning curve discovering different continental football in a competition.Continue reading “England U17 players go home with pride and having learnt a lot during the tournament”

Behind closed door England games, a missed opportunity to promote the game ?

The FA has just announced the squad for the Nordics U23 tournament to be played in June and England will play the USA, Norway and Sweden behind closed door. There is no domestic women’s football played in June, so you would think in term of promoting the women’s games, having top quality U23 international teamsContinue reading “Behind closed door England games, a missed opportunity to promote the game ?”

England U19 double header against France

England U19 will have a training camp and play a double header soon against France U19 at St George’s Park. From the FA news on the website : Head coach Mo Marley has named an 18-player squad for the encounter which will take place at St. George’s Park on Thursday 2 June. The match willContinue reading “England U19 double header against France”

Should Beath Mead be selected for the England senior squad ?

The answer seems to be an obvious YES as the 21 years old was the League top scorer last season for her first season in the top flight. Firstly, it is important to note that she has already been called at senior level by Mark Sampson. She was in the squad for the China tournamentContinue reading “Should Beath Mead be selected for the England senior squad ?”

England U17 a team with potential to achieve greatness

The England U17 are currently in Belarus playing the U17 Euros and trying to qualify for the FIFA 2016 U17 World Cup. That team is full of talented players with a lot of senior football experience for such an age group. The 18 players squad have first team experience in the FA WSL, FA WSL1 Continue reading “England U17 a team with potential to achieve greatness”

England U19 need a win and a bit of luck on final matchday in the Elite Round

England U19 are currently third in Group 2 in the Elite Round with all to play for as all four sides have three points.   The table looks like this : Sweden 3 pts 2-2 Belgium 3 pts 2-2 England 3 pts 1-1 Austria 3 pts  1-1 The six group winners go through as wellContinue reading “England U19 need a win and a bit of luck on final matchday in the Elite Round”

England U19 to play La Manga U19 tournament

The England U19 team will be at La Manga alongside the U23 team and will be playing their usual March tournament. France, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Italy, USA, Denmark are also involved in the the U19 tourney. England will play the Netherlands, USA and Danemark in preparation for their elite round in April. Here is theContinue reading “England U19 to play La Manga U19 tournament”