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Monday 14 Oct 2019
Wylie’s WU17s to face Scotland, Italy and Montenegro in mini tournament

Northern Ireland Women’s U17s will be competing in three Euro qualifiers in Scotland over the next seven days.

Alfie Wylie’s side are taking part in a mini tournament as part of the qualifying round for the 2020 UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship.

Their first game in Group 10 takes place later today when they face hosts Scotland in Edinburgh (5.30pm start).

Next up for the Northern Ireland girls is a match against Italy’s WU17s on Thursday, while their final game in the mini tournament is versus Montenegro on Sunday. All games are being played at the Oriam complex.

The top two sides in 11 groups plus the four third-placed teams with the best record against the top two in their section will go into an elite round draw later this year, with the elite round games in spring 2020. Seven teams will eventually join hosts Sweden in the finals in May 2020.

WU17s manager Alfie Wylie and head coach Noel Mitchell have chosen a 20-strong panel for the mini tournament.

Northern Ireland WU17 squad:  

Goalkeepers: Rachel Norney (Cliftonville Ladies), Jenna Corry (Lisburn Rangers Ladies). 

Defenders: Grace Glancy (Manchester City Women), Fi Morgan and Shona Davis (both Cliftonville Ladies), Tierna Bell, Ella Haughey, Erin McGreevy and Aimee Neal (all Lisburn Rangers Ladies), Abbie Redmond (Crusaders Strikers).

Midfielders: Cora Mervyn (Glentoran Women), Grainne O’Casey (FC Dallas), Katie Dickson (Linfield Ladies), Erin O’Neill (Heart of Midlothian Women), Ellie Mae Dickson and Caoimhe Mulholland (both Lisburn Rangers Ladies).

Forwards: Rosie Zubier (Cliftonville Ladies), Cora Cambers (Sion Swifts Ladies), Cora Morgan (Linfield Ladies), Cara Tumilty (Lisburn Rangers Ladies).