Wales Women’s U-19 squad to host double header with Scotland

Man Utd's Safia Middleton-Patel in Wale U-19 squad
Safia Middleton-Patel, a sub for Manchester United on Saturday, is in the Wales U-19 squad. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Nicola Anderson has named a 20-player squad for Wales Women U-19s’ home double header against Scotland next week.

The first match is at Denbigh Town FC on Tuesday 15 February (6pm kick off), the second at Colliers Park on Friday 18 February, with a noon start.

Cardiff City Women striker Phoebie Poole – Wales top scorer in their UEFA qualifying round campaign so far with five goals – is one of four Genero Adran League players selected.

The matches are preparation for Wales WU19EURO Qualifying Round 2 matches in April, when they face hosts England, plus Belgium and Iceland in League A as they look to qualify for the finals tournament.

Wales U-19 Squad

Safia MIDDLETON-PATEL (Manchester United), Elen VALENTINE (Birmingham City), Lucy FARRELL-SHROUDER (Burnley), Maria FRANCIS-JONES (Manchester City), Bethan MCGOWAN (Arsenal), Bethan ROBERTS (Reading), Scarlett WILLIAMS (Tottenham Hotspur), Amy MEADOWS (Manchester City), Ella HUMPHREY (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ella HILLIARD (Bristol City), Phoebie POOLE (Cardiff City Women), Hollie SMITH (Cardiff City Women), Zoe SMITH (Cardiff City Ladies), Mary MCATEER (Aston Villa), Jessie TAYLOR (Cardiff Met), Sophie PHILLIPS (Birmingham City), Megan CURRAN (Brighton & Hove Albion), Lauren PURCHASE (Aston Villa), Taylor REYNOLDS (Birmingham City), Seren WATKINS (Cardiff City Women).

Source – faw.cymru

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