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17 March 2016

Congratulations to Girls COE U17s Goalkeeper, Kaite Startup who has been selected to represent England U17s in the Elite Round of the UEFA Championship qualifiers taking place later this month.

Katie has recently returned from America where she played against the USA, Japan and South Korea in an Invitational Tournament held at the StubHub in Los Angeles. 

The team will meet up at Bisham Abbey on Sunday March 20, before flying out to Belgrade in Serbia on the March 21. Once the team are settled in they will have a few days training before competing in their first game against Serbia on March 24. On March 26 they will face Iceland then Belgium on March 29 before returning home on March 30.    

GFC Development Coach and Technical Director, Mark Patterson said: “Everyone at Gillingham FC is extremely proud of Katie's continued selection in the National squads. Katie demonstrates an excellent attitude to training and matches and continually strives to get better during each session, always wanting to do more. Hopefully this commitment will propel her towards a successful career, at both club and international level for many years to come, well done Katie.”

Good luck to the squad and congratulations again to Katie from a very proud Gillingham FC. 

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