England U-17s To Host Norway And USA

England U-17s will entertain Norway at Hednesford Town on Thursday 23 February before hosting the US at AFC Telford United two days later.

Tickets will go on sale at 10am on Monday 13 February, priced £3 for adults, £1 for children and £1.50 for senior citizens.

This double-header will act as preparation for next month’s elite qualifying round, when England face Poland (on 25 March), Germany (27 March) and Italy (30 March) in a round-robin tournament where the group winners will advance to the Euro finals.

Griffiths led England to a third-place finish at last year’s Euros.

Squad for Norway and USA:

Goalkeepers: Hannah Hampton (Birmingham City), Lucy Thomas (Oxford United), Emily Ramsey (Manchester United).

Defenders: Shannon Cooke (Arsenal), Grace Neville (Millwall Lionesses), Poppy Pattinson (Sunderland), Meg Boydell (Liverpool), Olivia Smith (Chelsea), Katherine Turner (Chelsea), Esme Morgan (Manchester City).

Midfielders: Amy Rodgers (Liverpool), Aimee Palmer (Bristol City), Emily Syme (Bristol City), Ella Rutherford (Millwall Lionesses), Miri Taylor (Chelsea), Sophia Pharaoh (Southampton).

Forwards: Nicole Douglas (Chelsea), Jess Ngunga (Arsenal), Lauren Hemp (Bristol City), Hana Lalani (London Bees), Skye Bacon (Brighton & Hove Albion), Gabby Ravenscroft (Oxford United).

Source / photo – TheFA.com

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