Congratulations to U17s Keeper, Katie Startup who has been selected to represent England at the Women U17 UEFA Finals in May.

Only eight teams have qualified for the finals, which take place in Belarus and England has been drawn against the hosts along with Norway and Serbia.

The squad will meet up at the end of April and have a few days together before they fly out to Minsk in Belarus at the start of May. Their first game will take place on 4th May at the Torpedo Stadium in Zhodinho against Norway before they take on Belarus at the City Stadium in Slutsk with they will play their last game against Serbia on 10th May at the Traktor Stadium in Minsk.

If they qualify from their group they will move straight on to the Semi-finals on 13th May with the final being held on 16th May. The top three will also qualify for the World Cup in Jordan in September.
U17s Manager, Pete Sayer said “This is a very proud moment for everyone involved with the club and we are all so very happy for Katie. Having had the pleasure of working with Katie for the last four seasons’ it’s fantastic to see her achieving her dreams and she’s only really just starting. We all wish her and the squad the very best in the tournament.”

Well done again Katie and good luck.