Published 27 September 2021 5 min read
England Men's Senior Team

England squads set for October internationals

Written by:

Nicholas Veevers

See when our men's and women's teams are in action during October and when the squad selections will be announced
Our England Football national teams are back in action this October, with nine different squads in action across the month.
 
For our men’s teams, there are games both at home and abroad for the seniors, MU21s, MU20s, MU19s, MU18s and MU17s across the international window of Monday 4 October to Wednesday 13 October.
 
And with the squad announcements taking place this week, find out all the details of when and where our national teams are playing below.
 
The Lionesses and WU19s are also in action later in the month, while there are games for the WU17s in the first week of October.
 
You can see all of the relevant fixture details and when each squad will be announced below.
 
England men’s senior
 
Gareth Southgate’s squad will be looking to build on their spot at the top of their group as they continue their European Qualifiers for the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
 
September saw them collect a pair of 4-0 wins over Hungary and Andorra, before they were held to a 1-1 draw by Poland in their final game of the month.
 
Now they face the return games with the first two opponents with the aim being to tighten their grip on the Group I rankings.
 
 
Andorra v England: FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup European Qualifier, 7.45pm Saturday 9 October, Estadi Nacional
 
England v Hungary: FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup European Qualifier, 7.45pm Tuesday 12 October, Wembley Stadium connected by EE
 
Both games live on ITV
 
Squad named: 2pm, Thursday 30 September
England women’s senior
 
After a lively start to life under Sarina Wiegman in September with two big wins against North Macedonia and Luxembourg, the Lionesses are back on home turf in October.
 
And they’ll be heading to Wembley for their next 2023 World Cup qualifier when Northern Ireland are the visitors before they head off to Latvia.
 
 
England v Northern Ireland: 2023 Women’s World Cup European Qualifier, 5.15pm Saturday 23 October, Wembley Stadium connected by EE.
 
Latvia v England: 2023 Women’s World Cup European Qualifier, 6.15pm Tuesday 26 October, Stadions Daugava
 
Both games live on ITV

Squad named: TBC
 
England men’s under-21s
 
It was a winning start for Lee Carsley’s Young Lions in September as they saw off Kosovo by 2-0 in Milton Keynes.
 
And they now continue their 2022 UEFA U21 EURO qualifiers with a double away trip to Slovenia and Andorra, where they arrive two days later than their senior counterparts to play at the same venue.
 
Slovenia v England: UEFA U21 EURO Qualifier, 7.15pm Thursday 7 October. Stadion Celje.
 
Andorra v England: UEFA U21 EURO Qualifier, 7pm Monday 11 October. Estadi Nacional.
 
Squad named: 10am Friday 1 October
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England men’s under-20s
 
It was an impressive start to the new season for Andy Edwards’ squad in September, as they beat Romania by 6-1 at St. George’s Park.
 
They now have two games scheduled for October, with the first in front of home support in Chesterfield before making the journey to Czech Republic for the second game.
 
England v Italy: U20 International, 7pm Thursday 7 October, Chesterfield FC. Tickets on sale now
 
Czech Republic v England: U20 International, 5pm Monday 11 October, FK Teplice.
 
Squad named: 11am Friday 1 October
 
England men’s under-19s
 
Ian Foster’s team continue their preparations for November’s UEFA U19 EURO qualifiers with a trip to Spain where they will play three games.
 
 
France v England: U19 International, 2.30pm Wednesday 6 October, Marbella Football Centre. 
 
Mexico v England: U19 International, 2.30pm Saturday 9 October, Marbella Football Centre. 
 
Belgium v England: U19 International, 3pm Tuesday 12 October, Marbella Football Centre.
 
Squad named: 12pm, Friday 1 October
Former England MU20, MU19 and MU17 international Ryan Garry is the new MU18s head coach after joining from Arsenal
Former England MU20, MU19 and MU17 international Ryan Garry is the new MU18s head coach after joining from Arsenal
England women’s under-19s
 
The Young Lionesses begin their EURO campaign with a trip to Ireland for the first qualifying round, as Gemma Davies' team bid to reach next year’s finals in Czech Republic.
 
Republic of Ireland v England: UEFA WU19 EURO Qualifier, 7pm Wednesday 20 October, Market's Field, Limerick
 
England v Northern Ireland: UEFA WU19 EURO Qualifier, 2pm Saturday 23 October, Jackman Park, Limerick
 
England v Switzerland: UEFA WU19 EURO Qualifier, 1pm Tuesday 26 October, Jackman Park, Limerick
 
Squad named: TBC
 
England men’s under-18s
 
Since September’s 1-1 draw with Wales in Newport, which was overseen by temporary coach Paul Williams, the Young Lions now have a new permanent head coach in the shape of Ryan Garry.
 
The 37 year old’s initial role will be to lead the MU18s, as well as contributing to all aspects of England Football’s national teams programme. Garry will take charge of the MU18s squad for the first time in the fixtures against Norway and Russia in Marbella, Spain. 
 
A UEFA Pro Licence holder, Garry joins from Arsenal’s academy where he held a number of youth and professional development phases roles over the last eight years. 
 
As a player, the former defender represented England up to MU20 level having played for Arsenal and AFC Bournemouth before being forced to retire due to injury in 2011.  
 
Having hung up his playing boots, Garry’s coaching career began at Bournemouth followed by a spell with the Nike Academy before his return to the Gunners in 2013.
 
Norway v England: U18 International, 3pm Thursday 7 October, Marbella Football Centre 
 
Russia v England: U18 International, 2pm Monday 11 October, Marbella Football Centre 
 
Squad named: 1pm Friday 1 October
England men’s under-17s
 
Tom Curtis and his squad set out on their journey to next summer’s UEFA U17 EURO Finals in Israel with their first qualifying round fixtures a little later than their older colleagues, with games scheduled in mid-October.
 
Their three group games will take place in Belarus between 16 and 22 October.
 
England v Armenia: UEFA U17 EURO Qualifier, 1pm Saturday 16 October, Olympic Stadium, Minsk
 
England v Belarus: UEFA U17 EURO Qualifier, 4pm Tuesday 19 October, Gorodskoi, Borisov
 
Slovakia v England: UEFA U17 EURO Qualifier, 3pm Friday 22 October, Borisov Arena, Borisov
 
Squad named: 2pm, Friday 1 October

England women’s under-17s
 
The Young Lionesses are the first of our teams to play in October, as Lydia Bedford's squad head to Poland for the first round of qualifying for the UEFA WU17 EURO 2023. The Finals for that competition will be staged in Bosnia-Herzegovina next summer.
 
England v Russia: UEFA WU17 EURO Qualifier, 2.30pm Monday 4 October, Stadion Miejski, Inoworclaw
 
England v Belgium: UEFA WU17 EURO Qualifier, 2.30pm Thursday 7 October, Bydgoszcz Stadium
 
Poland v England: UEFA WU17 EURO Qualifier, 10am Sunday 10 October, Bydgoszcz Stadium

Squad named: 3pm Friday 1 October