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Abbie Roberts named in England Under-17 squad for UEFA Women’s U17 Championships

More international recognition for Abbie Roberts...

2 May 2018

MK Dons Ladies starlet Abbie Roberts has been named in John Griffiths’ 20-player squad for the upcoming UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championships in Lithuania next week.

The Young Lionesses have been drawn in Group B and their first match is against Poland on Wednesday 9 May. Then it's Spain on Saturday 12 May followed by Italy three days later.

Group A comprises Germany, Netherlands, Finland and the host nation. The top two teams in each group will make it through to the semi-finals.

England had to come through two rounds of qualifiers to get to this stage.

They defeated Latvia (10-0), Slovakia (6-0) and Scotland (3-0) last October and then saw off Switzerland (4-0) and Norway (2-0) after opening their elite round group with a goalless draw with Slovenia.

The full squad is as follows;

Asmita Ale (Aston Villa)
Paige Bailey-Gayle (Arsenal)
Annabel Blanchard (Liverpool)
Emma Brown (Teesside RTC)
Aimee Everett (Liverpool)
Hannah Griffin (FC SaarbrÜcken)
Naomi Hartley (Liverpool)
Simran Jhamat (Liverpool)
Missy Bo Kearns (Liverpool)
Ava Kuyken (Arsenal)
Paris McKenzie (Birmingham City)
Jess Park (Manchester City)
Kayla Rendell (Southampton)
Abbie Roberts (MK Dons)
Lucy Roberts (Liverpool)
Ebony Salmon (Aston Villa)
Libby Smith (Chelsea)
Fran Stenson (Birmingham City)
Phoebe Williams (Southampton)
Jess Woolley (Bristol City)


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