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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #80 on: January 23, 2009, 11:56:14 PM »
I am bit surprised Rachel Pitman is not in the squad or maybe she is too old now ?

Rachel's d.o.b 06.12.91

I assume they now need to be born on 01.01.92 or later?
The pic is Tytti Porkka of Finland - I actually took it myself, but have lost all my pics and have no more :(


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England U17 Squad For UEFA Qualifiers
« Reply #81 on: March 11, 2009, 03:21:50 PM »
Lois Fidler has named her England squad for the European U17 Championship Second Phase qualifiers which take place in Belgium next month.

The squad is made up of 18 players and they will play three games as they look to secure a place in the finals of the competition with these Group Two fixtures.

If the Young Lionesses are to reach the finals, then they know that they will have to finish top out of their group of four teams.

Their first match is against Spain in Eupen on Sunday 5 April before they face Czech Republic two days later at the RFC Malmundaria Stadium in Malmedy.

Finally, England face hosts Belgium on Friday 10 April, when they are back in Eupen for the game at the KAS Eupen Stadium.

England U17 Squad:
Juliana Draycott - Leeds Carnegie
Mary Earps - Leicester City
Alex Greenwood - Everton
Sophie Halliday - Sunderland
Kirsty Linnett - Leicester City
Katharine Nutman - Colchester United
Jemma Rose - Loughborough Students
Laura Thacker - Norwich City
Bianca Bragg - Arsenal
Ashleigh Goddard - Arsenal
Jessica Holbrook - Everton
Lauren Bruton - Arsenal
Danielle Carter - Leyton Orient
Lucy Gunton-Jones - Norwich City
Lara Fay - Arsenal
Rebecca Jane - Chelsea
Nakita Paris - Everton
Lucy Staniforth - Sunderland

I have highlighted the WC 2007 players who are still playing in that age group.
It just confirm the usual attitude with England to put youngsters in older categories as seen at the U20 WC with a few U17 players.

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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #82 on: March 11, 2009, 04:16:28 PM »
England always do that for men's youth squads as well.


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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #83 on: March 11, 2009, 04:33:10 PM »
I think that move backfired at the U17 WC because had Flaherty and Duggan been in New Zealand, England could have won it. With the extra quality they would have brought to the squad.
Especially as Gilly did not get a minute in Chile as well, it did not make sense.


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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #84 on: April 06, 2009, 04:02:22 AM »
Bad start for Lois Fidler's team they lost 2-0 to Spain while Belgium beat Czech Republic 1-0
They will need to win the last two games and some luck to qualify now.


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Fidler's young side to miss out on Euros
« Reply #85 on: April 08, 2009, 07:44:52 AM »
Lois Fidler's U17s suffer their second defeat in the Euro qualifiers.

England    0-1    Czech Republic
      Vonkova 18

UEFA European Women's U17 Championship
Second Qualifying Round
Makmedy, Belgium

Lois Fidler's U17 side suffered a second defeat inside 48 hours to end all hope of qualifying for the Finals of the UEFA European Women's U17 Championship.

An 18th-minute strike from Czech Republic's Lucie Vonkova sealed the victory and, coupled with a 1-0 loss to Spain on Monday England now know they will be unable to repeat their exploits from last year when they reached the latter stages of the Euros.

England now face Belgium in their final match on Friday looking to end this qualifying campaign on a high. Spain and Czech Republic will face each other on the same day, knowing the winner will join France in the Finals in June.

I am surprised by that result. maybe this generation is not as good as the previous one, but they have a lot of WC players in it ???


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Fidler selects U17 squad as preparations begin
« Reply #86 on: January 31, 2010, 12:24:40 PM »
With Elite Round on horizon, 26-strong squad named for February camp.
Ahead of the Elite Round of the UEFA European Women’s U17 Championship, Lois Fidler will next month take a 26-strong squad to Manchester for a training camp.

The Elite Round, which takes place between 8-13 April, has pitted England against the hosts, Italy, Serbia and Netherlands and Fidler will use February’s training camp as an opportunity to begin her Elite Round preparations.

Included in this U17 squad is Arsenal’s Lara Fay, who scored four goals in England’s First Qualifying Round, against Belarus, Macedonia and Wales. Other goalscorers from that first phase who have been included in this camp are defenders, Alex Greenwood and Kirsty Linnett, midfielders, Katie Wilkinson, Nikita Parris and Elizabeth Ince and forward, Danielle Carter.

The squad will get together on 14 February.

Training camp squad in full

Megan Walsh, Aston Villa

Stephanie Abbott, Chelsea

Mary Earps,  Leicester City

Tatiana Saunders, The Mont Clair Thunderbolts

Jade Bailey, Arsenal

Billie Murphy, Arsenal

Leigh-Anne Robe, Arsenal

Hannah Short, Arsenal

Alex Greenwood, Everton

Leah Galton, Leeds Carnegie

Kirsty Linnett, Leicester City

Megan Alexander, Reading

Phoebe Richards,  Wolverhampton Wanderers

Bianca Bragg, Arsenal

Chloe Dale, Aston Villa

Katie Wilkinson, Aston Villa

Nikita Parris, Everton

Deanna Cooper, Gillingham

Elizabeth Ince, Manchester United

Kate Perry, Santiago Surf

Freda Ayisi, Arsenal

Danielle Carter, Arsenal

Lara Fay, Arsenal

Melissa Lawley, Aston Villa

Sherry McCue, Crewe Alexander

Lucy Gunton-Jones, Norwich City

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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #87 on: April 24, 2010, 03:03:23 PM »
CREWE Alex girls Hollie Kelsh and Sherry McCue are earning their spurs with the England women's teams.

Midfielder McCue was promoted into the England under-17s squad in time for the European Championship in Italy, even though she is still only 15.

Kelsh, also aged 15, earned her call-up as a speedy winger, scoring in an under-15s game against Holland.

The duo are part of an impressive Crewe under-16s squad assembled this season by coach Aidan Callan.

The England under-17s side missed out on qualifying for the World finals in Trinidad and Tobago.

Despite beating Serbia 3-1, they lost to Holland (1-2) and drew with the hosts (0-0).

But McCue, who started off playing for boys' team Loggerhead Lions, admitted: "It's an honour to play for my country."

Kelsh, who attends Sandbach High School, said: "I'd love to play for England women's senior team. I've been to three training camps and two tours abroad with the under-15s."

Coach Callan added: "Hollie and Sherry have been with us since they were 10 and it is a real plus for us to get two girls into the England set-up."

Callan runs training sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5.30pm to 7pm at the Shavington-based Crewe Alex Soccer Centre.

He plans to hold trials for next season and anyone interested in joining should call him on (07887) 562210.

The Crewe girls have joined Stoke centre of excellence pair Olivia Fergusson and Emily Horton in winning England recognition. Striker Fergusson and goalkeeper Horton trained with their country this week after impressing the England staff with their displays for Stoke's under-16 side.


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A solid start
« Reply #88 on: May 18, 2010, 09:58:34 AM »
The England Women’s U17 team got their Elite Qualifying Round campaign off to the perfect start with a 3-1 victory over Serbia. The top nation in each group will make it through to the European Finals, which will be staged in Switzerland in June.

Katie Wilkinson opened the scoring after just six minutes and added a second just before the break, though Ana Popov pulled a goal back for Serbia with a 61st-minute free-kick.

England created fewer opportunities after the restart with Serbia pushing for an equaliser, although substitute Freda Ayisi, on for Elizabeth Ince, did try an audacious effort which cannoned off the crossbar. However, Ayisi eventually got her name on the scoresheet late on, when she netted England’s third goal of the game.

Head Coach Lois Fidler told "I think we deserved to win. We played against a team we had never faced, Serbia, and they played very physically. So, it was difficult for us, but we had the best opportunities and after scored two goals we tried to control the game. Serbia created a lot of pressure, but we played like a very good team."

Italy provide the opposition for England’s second Elite Round match on Saturday. The group’s other game finished Holland 2-0 Italy.

1 Mary Earps, 2 Lara Fay, 3 Alex Greenwood (15 Leigh-Anne Robe, 80+2), 4 Elizabeth Ince (18 Freda Ayisi, 74), 5 Hannah Short, 6 Kirsty Linnett (C), 7 Katie Wilkinson, 8 Bianca Bragg, 9 Danielle Carter, 10 Nikita Parris, 11 Lucy Gunton-Jones 
Substitutes not used 13 Tatiana Saunders (GK), 12 Phoebe Richards, 14 Chloe Dale, 16 Jade Bailey, 17 Sherry McCue


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Battling draw for U17s
« Reply #89 on: May 18, 2010, 09:59:58 AM »
Lois Fidler’s England Women’s U17 team battled gamely with ten players to secure a 0-0 draw with Italy in the second match of their Elite Qualifying Round campaign.

Nikita Parris received a red card just before the half-hour mark, but England might have been a goal to the good by that stage had a seemingly clear penalty decision been given in their favour.

The host nation dominated the first half, but found it harder to create chances against Fidler’s depleted but resolute young side. Nevertheless, Mary Earps produced a number of fine saves after the restart to keep the scores level and England can be pleased with the result, especially under the circumstances.

Holland defeated Serbia in the day’s other game meaning England must beat the Dutch on Tuesday to qualify for the European Finals.

1 Mary Earps, 2 Lara Fay, 3 Alex Greenwood, 5 Hannah Short, 6 Kirsty Linnett (C), 7 Katie Wilkinson (17 Sherry McCue, 80), 8 Bianca Bragg, 9 Danielle Carter, 10 Nikita Parris, 11 Lucy Gunton Jones, 18 Freda Ayisi (12 Phoebe Richards, 41)
Substitutes not used 13 Tatiana Saunders, 14 Chloe Dale, 15 Leigh-Anne Robe, 16 Jade Bailey


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Euro dream ended
« Reply #90 on: May 18, 2010, 10:01:35 AM »
The England Women’s U17 team slipped to a 2-1 defeat to Holland in the final match of their Elite Qualifying Round campaign, bringing to an end their hopes of European glory.

After beating Serbia 3-1 on Thursday and drawing 0-0 with Italy on Saturday, Lois Fidler’s side came into today’s fixture needing a victory to replace their opponents at the top of Group 1 and to subsequently book a place at the European Finals in Switzerland. Things were going exactly to plan when Katie Wilkinson gave England the lead in the 57th minute with her third goal in as many matches.

However, Dutch captain Kelly Zeeman equalised from the penalty spot just two minutes later and Sanne Schoenmakers scored the winner just three minutes from time.

As England will not participate in the summer's Euro Finals, this defeat also means they have failed to qualify for the next FIFA Women's U17 World Cup in Trinidad & Tobago.

1 Mary Earps, 2 Lara Fay, 3 Alex Greenwood, 5 Hannah Short, 6 Kirsty Linnett (C), 7 Katie Wilkinson, 8 Bianca Bragg (4 Elizabeth Ince, 53), 9 Danielle Carter, 11 Lucy Gunton-Jones (18 Freda Ayisi, 65), 12 Phoebe Richards, 17 Sherry McCue
Substitutes not used 13 Tatiana Saunders, 14 Chloe Dale, 15 Leigh-Anne Robe, 16 Jade Bailey


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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #91 on: August 15, 2010, 01:22:55 AM »
Lois Fidler selects group of 30 players for training meet-up.

England Women U17s Head Coach Lois Fidler has selected a group of 30 players for a special training camp later this month, ahead of the UEFA European Championship First Qualifying Round in October.

The group will meet for five days in Loughborough between 15 and 19 August before the preparations will be firmly focused on the qualifying games, which take place in Belgium in early October and see England face opposition from their hosts, Armenia and Turkey over five days.

The training group is listed below:-

Sophie Harris (Lincoln City Girls), Amy Mullett (Leicester City LFC), Megan Walsh (Aston Villa LFC), Jasmine Elliot (Blackburn Rovers LFC)

Freda Ayisi (Arsenal LFC), Jade Bailey (Arsenal LFC), Olivia Fergusson (Aston Villa LFC), Leah Galton (Leeds Carnegie), Aoife Mannion (Aston Villa LFC), Taylor O'Leary (Arsenal LFC), Lucy Whipp (Everton LFC), Paige Williams (Everton LFC), Anna Young (Middlesbrough FC), Meaghan Sargeant (Sheffield United LFC).

Bianca Bragg (Arsenal LFC), Holly Crosby (Lincoln City Girls), Katie Ellis (Aston Villa LFC), Lauren Haynes (Arsenal LFC), Elizabeth Ince (Greater Manchester COE), Sherry McCue (Crewe Alexandra Ladies), Abbey-Leigh Stringer (Aston Villa LFC), Katie Wilkinson (Aston Villa LFC)

Lucy Gunton-Jones (Norwich City LFC), Hollie Kelsh (Crewe Alexandra Ladies), Melissa Lawley (Aston Villa LFC), Bethany Mead (Middlesbrough LFC), Beth Merrick (Aston Villa LFC), Jessica Round (Sunderland LFC), Jessica Sigsworth (Sheffield United LFC), Julie Vass (Bayern Munich).


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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #92 on: August 18, 2010, 01:40:29 PM »
The England team played a friendly yesterday and will play another one tomorrow against South Africa :

" Bantwana are currently at a training camp in Johannesburg which started on Monday, 09 August 2010. On Saturday, 14 August 2010, the team leaves for England where they will extend their training camp and play two international friendly matches against their English counterparts. The matches will be played on Tuesday, 17 August 2010 and Thursday, 19 August 2010 in Birmingham. The aim of the away camp is to get the team accustomed to playing outside of the country before they travel to Trinidad and Tobago "

According to one my sources the English girls are in a military camp!

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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #93 on: August 27, 2010, 08:31:47 PM »
Lois Fidler selects group of 30 players for training meet-up.

Amount of players from each club

8 - Aston Villa LFC  :o very impressive
5  6 - Arsenal LFC (Sophie Harris joined from Lincoln -
2 - Crewe Alexandra Ladies
2 - Everton LFC
2 - Middlesbrough FC
2 - Sheffield United LFC
1 - Bayern Munich
1 - Blackburn Rovers LFC
1 - Greater Manchester COE
1 - Leeds Carnegie United
1 - Leicester City LFC
2  1 - Lincoln City Girls (see above)
1 - Norwich City LFC
1- Sunderland LFC
« Last Edit: August 27, 2010, 08:33:20 PM by John »

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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #94 on: September 20, 2010, 03:14:16 PM »
Fidler names squad for Euro Qualifiers

Monday, 20 September, 2010  

Lois Fidler announces U17s squad for Euros First Qualifying Round.

England Women's U17s Head Coach, Lois Fidler, has announced her 18-woman squad to contest the 2011 European Championship First Qualifying Round matches in October.

Fidler takes her young charges to Belgium next month to face the hosts, Armenia and Turkey in Group 6, with a view to progressing to the second qualifying stage.

First up, on Sunday 3 October, is Turkey, followed by Armenia on 5 October and Belgium on 8 October.

The Young Lions have failed to progress beyond the Second Qualifying Round in the past two seasons and will be aiming to set that record straight as they look to reach the Finals in Switzerland next year.

Full Squad

GK  Jasmine Elliot  Blackburn Rovers LFC
GK  Megan Walsh  Aston Villa LFC

DF Jade Bailey  Arsenal LFC
DF Leah Galton  Leeds United
DF Lauren Haynes Arsenal LFC
DF Aoife Mannion  Aston Villa LFC
DF Meaghan Sargeant  Arsenal LFC
DF Paige Williams  Everton LFC
MF Bianca Bragg  Arsenal LFC
MF Holly Crosby  Lincoln City Girls
MF Sherry McCue  Crewe Alexander Ladies
MF Taylor O'Leary  Arsenal LFC
MF  Katie Wilkinson  Aston Villa LFC

FWD  Lucy Gunton-Jones  Arsenal LFC
FWD  Melissa Lawley  Aston Villa LFC
FWD Bethany Mead  Middlesbrough LFC
FWD Beth Merrick  Aston Villa LFC
FWD Anna Young  Middlesbrough FC

Arsenal  -  6
Aston Villa  -  5
Middlesbrough  -  2
Blackburn  -  1
Crewe A  -  1
Everton  -  1
Leeds  -  1
Lincoln C  -  1

Players to miss out from last month's training camp

Aston Villa  (3)
DF  Olivia Fergusson
MD  Katie Ellis
MD  Abbey-Leigh Stringer

Arsenal  (2)
GK  Sophie Harris
DF  Freda Ayisi

Bayern Munich  (1)
FWD  Julie Vass

Crewe Alexandra  (1)
FWD  Hollie Kelsh

Everton  (1)
DF  Lucy Whipp

Leicester City LFC  (1)
GK  Amy Mullett

Greater Manchester COE  (1)
MD  Elizabeth Ince

Sunderland  (1)
FWD  Jessica Round

Sheffield United  (1)
FWD  Jessica Sigsworth
« Last Edit: September 21, 2010, 05:44:55 PM by John »

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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #95 on: September 20, 2010, 09:25:25 PM »
As you say John, Villa must be doing something right.

It bodes well for them if they can keep that group together and bring them through into the first team.

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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #96 on: September 21, 2010, 12:26:03 AM »
As you say John, Villa must be doing something right.

It bodes well for them if they can keep that group together and bring them through into the first team.

Surprised that most of the talented players identified by England seem to come from Arsenal's and Aston Villa's COE.

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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #97 on: September 22, 2010, 03:55:39 AM »
One to watch out for SAFFRON JORDAN ex Man United now Man City ;) striker, just getting back to fitness, great technical ability and lethal in the box.


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Lions forced to play waiting game
« Reply #98 on: October 21, 2010, 12:10:45 PM »
England drew 0-0 with Belgium in the final First Round Qualifier for the European Championship, but they are still in a strong position to progress to the Elite Round as one of the best runners-up.

Lois Fidler’s side, who beat Turkey 2-0 and Armenia 7-0 in the first two matches, dominated possession in the first half but only had a Meaghan Sargeant effort to show for their dominance.

Belgium seemed happy to soak up the pressure and hit the Three Lions on the counter attack but were decidedly better after the interval and created the better chances. However, neither side could break the deadlock and Belgium made it through to the final phase of qualifying for this season’s Euros, though England will be hopeful of joining them.

"All credit to the Belgians,” said Fidler after the game. “We let them back into it. They took the game to us in the second half and it was hold-your-breath time at the end. Belgium had the creativity that we lacked. We need to work on turning possession into goals.

England are through to the Elite round
"We've put into practice what we've done on the training pitch," she continued. "We've shown great attitude and commitment. The girls are absolutely gutted; it's tough when you haven't lost a game or let in a goal yet you still aren't sure of going through."


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Re: England Under-17
« Reply #99 on: October 26, 2010, 12:12:14 AM »
Coming soon a double header between the rosbeefs and the frogs  somewhere in the most beautiful country in the world ;)