Four youngsters from Southampton’s Regional Talent Club have been called up for international duty in the coming weeks.
Mia Cruickshank, Ella Morris and Alisha Ware have all been selected for the England Women’s Under-15s team, ahead of their double header in Belgium.
The trio will fly with the squad to Brussels for a training camp that runs from April 11th to April 15th, with two games against Belgium lined up for the visit.
Elsewhere, Harriet Lambe has been selected for the Republic of Ireland’s Women’s Under-16s squad, who will meet for a training day at the National Sports Campus, in Dublin, on Saturday 25th March.
Additionally, there is a standby call-up for Sophia Pharaoh with the England Women’s Under-17s squad, ahead of theirUnder-17 Championship Elite Round fixtures.
England face Poland on Saturday 25th March, before taking on Germany on Monday 27th March and Italy on Thursday 30th March.
The recognition is another feather in the cap for the Regional Training Club, which has helped a number of girls progress to the international stage this season.
The women’s and girls’ game forms an important part of Southampton’s future, with this being further highlighted by our Same Game campaign, which launched last year, informing and educating people about the work being done at the club.
If you are interested in playing for the Regional Talent Club, the registration process for trials ahead of the 2017/18 season is now open.
The Regional Talent Club is a quality-assured programme that provides player-development opportunities for elite female players at Under-10s, Under-12s, Under-14s and Under-16s, while forming an integral part of the England Women’s Elite Talent Pathway, having been awarded a Tier 1 Licence by The FA.
To find out the full trial dates, and to register your interest in having trials for Southampton FC for the 2017/18 season, please click here.