England WU23s squad for Netherlands double-header in April
England Women’s under-23s will face Netherlands on Friday 8 April and Monday 11 April at the Pinatar Arena
England’s next generation of footballers are preparing for action once again with two WU23 fixtures confirmed against the Netherlands during a warm-weather camp in Spain.
Mo Marley will take a 24-player squad to the Pinatar Arena in Murcia for the matches against the Dutch on Friday 8 April (kick-off 3pm BST) and Monday 11 April (kick-off 11am BST).
Marley said: “We are really pleased to have lined up these two games against strong opposition. Every time we play it is a chance for the players to show what they can do and continue their development – while also building those close connections you need with team-mates on and off the pitch as you come through the pathway.”
Ebony Salmon scored in both games, while Missy Bo Kearns was also on target in the first fixture, and both have been included in the squad once again.
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Goalkeepers: Fran Bentley (Bristol City, loan from Manchester United), Sandy MacIver (Everton), Emily Ramsey (Birmingham City, loan from Manchester United)
Defenders: Asmita Ale (Tottenham Hotspur), Megan Finnigan (Everton), Grace Fisk (West Ham United), Gabrielle George (Everton), Taylor Hinds (Liverpool), Maya Le Tissier (Brighton & Hove Albion), Mayumi Pacheco (Aston Villa), Lucy Parker (West Ham United), Poppy Pattinson (Everton)
Midfielders: Missy Bo Kearns (Liverpool), Melisa Filis (West Ham United), Ruby Grant (University of North Carolina), Shannon O’Brien (Leicester City), Molly Pike (Leicester City)
Forwards: Rinsola Babajide (Real Betis), Ellie Brazil (Brighton & Hove Albion), Emma Harries (Reading), Lauren James (Chelsea), Jessica Park (Manchester City), Katie Robinson (Charlton Athletic, loan from Brighton & Hove Albion), Ebony Salmon (Racing Louisville)