Young Lionesses Defeat Sweden In Nordics

Following the 1-1 draw with Norway on Thursday, Claudia Walker’s first-half goal gave the Young Lionesses all three points at St. George’s Park.

England’s final match in this annual friendly tournament is against USA on Tuesday 7 June.

England U-23s: 13 Sophie Baggaley (Birmingham City), 2 Hannah Blundell (Chelsea), 4 Millie Bright (capt; Chelsea), 5 Abbie McManus (Manchester City), 6 Aoife Mannion (Birmingham City), 7 Rosella Ayane (Bristol City – on loan from Chelsea), 8 Jade Bailey (Chelsea), 9 Claudia Walker (Everton), 10 Beth England (Chelsea), 11 Melissa Lawley (Birmingham City), 16 Jess Carter (Birmingham City).

Substitutes: 15 Molly Bartrip (Reading) for Blundell 56, 20 Katie Zelem (Liverpool) for England 56, 14 Millie Turner (Everton) for Bailey 62, 17 Carla Humphrey (Doncaster Rovers Belles – on loan from Arsenal) for Ayane 87.

Substitutes not used: 1 Lizzie Durack (Harvard University), 3 Paige Williams (Brescia), 18 Jodie Brett (Bristol City – on loan from Chelsea).

Goal: Walker 21

Source – www.thefa.com


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