England Women’s Under-19s lost 3-1 to Netherlands in the opening match of the annual La Manga Tournament today. Mo Marley’s side are preparing for the final round of Euro qualifiers later this month. But their opening match in southern Spain didn’t go according to plan as the Dutch went ahead just before the half-hour mark. Arsenal
England U23s got their La Manga Tournament off to a brilliant start on Wednesday, with an impressive win over Germany; Nikita Parris’s goal deciding the tie. The young Lionesses have two remaining games in La Manga; on Friday they will take on France before their final game on Sunday against Sweden. England Under 23 team: Mary
Marieanne Spacey has named the England U23 squad to face Germany, USA and Sweden at the La Manga Tournament in March. Ten of the squad took part in the FIFA Women’s Under-20s World Cup in 2014, while Dan Carter has already made her senior team debut, in which she scored a hat-trick against Estonia last September.