Northern Ireland Women’s squad selected for training camp

Northern Ireland training camp squad named
Charlton Athletic’s Rachel Newborough is among the players chosen for Kenny Shiels’ squad. (Photo: irishfa.com)

Northern Ireland Women’s manager Kenny Shiels has named a 22-player squad for a training camp from 6 – 9 October.

There are call-ups for former U-19 Internationals Louise McDaniel and Abbie Magee, with McDaniel recently joining FA Women’s Championship side Blackburn Rovers, reports irishfa.com.

Goalkeeper Kathryn Connery is also a new face in the squad with Glentoran midfielder Sam Kelly getting the chance to impress the new boss for the first time after being in previous international squads.

Northern Ireland started their UEFA Euro 2021 qualifiers with a defeat to Norway before an Ashley Hutton header in stoppage time earned them a 2-2 against Wales in Newport.

Shiels side will next travel to Norway in their UEFA Euro 2021 qualifiers on Friday 8 November before welcoming Wales to Seaview on Tuesday 12 November.

The full squad for the training camp is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Becky Flaherty (Sheffield United) Kathryn Connery (Unattached)

Defenders: Julie Nelson (Crusaders) Ashley Hutton (Linfield), Freya Holdaway (Crystal Palace), Jessica Foy (Glentoran), Natalie Johnson (Leicester City WFC), Rachel Newborough (Charlton Athletic), Yasmin White (Glentoran), Abbie Magee (Linfield)

Midfielders: Rachel Furness (Tottenham Hotspur), Sarah McFadden (Durham), Marissa Callaghan (Cliftonville) Demi Vance (Glentoran) Chloe McCarron (Linfield), Ciara Watling (Crystal Palace), Megan Bell (Durham), Nadene Caldwell (Glentoran), Sam Kelly (Glentoran)

Attackers: Simone Magill (Everton), Lauren Wade (Thróttur Reykjavík), Louise McDaniel (Blackburn Rovers)

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