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England U15 Schoolgirls’ Pro:Direct trials-regional squads announced

The ESFA is delighted to announce the successful trialists from the initial stage of the England U15 Schoolgirls’ trial process. These girls will now progress to stage two, representing their region with the aim of reaching the final trial in December.

The ESFA hosted stage one of the U15 Schoolgirls’ Pro:Direct trials on Sunday 9 October, with events taking place in the North, Midlands, South East and South West of the country. From each trial, a squad of successful girls has been selected to go forward and represent their region in stage two of the trials process.

You can view the selected squad details below –

The successful girls from the weekend’s events will go forward to create the North, Midlands, South East and South West squads, with the North v South and South East v South West matches making up the second phase of the Pro:Direct Trials process.

Full details of the International Trials and a rundown of what to expect from the 2022/23 international season can be found here.

A huge congratulations to the players listed below for making their respective regional squads:


Players Name Players County 
Eva StanleyShropshire CSFA
Pixie Bradley Shropshire CSFA
Isabel Vincent Shropshire CSFA
Ebony FoleyLincolnshire CSFA 
Grace Smith Lincolnshire CSFA 
Libby Hudson Nottinghamshire CSFA
Kameal Ellis Staffordshire CSFA
Issabella GurlingDerbyshire CSFA
Chanelle Cole West Midlands CSFA
Isobel Roper West Midlands CSFA
Tilly AbrahamsWest Midlands CSFA
Eve LoverockWest Midlands CSFA
Ruby RobertsNorthamptonshire CSFA
Emily Walne Derbyshire CSFA
Romy Goodman – SaundersLeicestershire CSFA
Maisie DochertyShropshire CSFA CSFA


Players Name Players County 
Eva BewickeDurham CSFA
Grace CollinsonDurham CSFA
Tilly Parker Cleveland CSFA 
Annie Mitchell Cleveland CSFA 
Hollie Davidson Cleveland CSFA 
Macie – Mae Halsall Cleveland CSFA 
Milly Burdon Cleveland CSFA 
Cerys NeilCheshire CSFA
Skye Clough Northumberland CSFA
Freya Dyos Northumberland CSFA
Isla Hepburn Northumberland CSFA
Holly Chater Northumberland CSFA
Aoife Colbert MartinNorthumberland CSFA
Jessica AndersonLancashire CSFA 
Lois Cartmell Lancashire CSFA 
Ocean Flanagan Lancashire CSFA 
Ebony Wilkinson Lancashire CSFA 
Erin Walker West Yorkshire CSFA 
Amelie WaineMerseyside CSFA

South East

Players Name Players County 
Phoebe DuffinSuffolk CSFA 
Autumn WheatonSuffolk CSFA 
Macy ArnottKent CSFA
Paige HoveyKent CSFA
Daisy KiddKent CSFA
Phoebe CowleyKent CSFA
Amy LiddiardHertfordshire CSFA 
Abi Conway Hertfordshire CSFA 
Lacey Higgs Hertfordshire CSFA 
Francesca HamerCambridgeshire CSFA
Izzy PalmerCambridgeshire CSFA
Jenna WhinneyCambridgeshire CSFA
Bryony Brodie Cambridgeshire CSFA
Mylee Baker Buckinghamshire CSFA 
Chiemela UdeEssex CSFA 
Olivia GlassonEssex CSFA 
Amelia Marriott Cambridgeshire CSFA

South West

Players Name Players County 
Tia-Mae JoseCornwall SFA
Aimee WaltersCornwall SFA
Jessica GeachCornwall SFA
Molly StroudDevon CSFA
Roxylea ThomasDevon CSFA
Sophie PearseDevon CSFA
Isabelle Firth Devon CSFA
Ella StowellGloucestershire CSFA 
Macy WalbyGloucestershire CSFA 
Erin FreemanGloucestershire CSFA 
Erin WilliamsGloucestershire CSFA 
Chloe GiddingsGloucestershire CSFA 
Julia WhiteWiltshire CSFA 
Tyra WilsonWiltshire CSFA 
Olivia Grace SmithOxfordshire CSFA
Isla BettsDorset CSFA 
Safia BoltonBerkshire CSFA 

The ESFA would like to thank all the players that took part in this season’s initial trials and wish them the very best of luck with their next pursuits in their footballing careers.

Follow the ESFA’s social media channels (@schoolsfootball) on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and www.schoolsfootball.org for regular updates on the 22/23 international programme.

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England U15 Schoolgirls Pro:Direct Trials

Stage 2 of England U15 Schoolgirls Trials sponsored by Pro: Direct kick off this weekend!

Following a successful first stage of England U15 Schoolgirls trials back in October, the ESFA is delighted to be hosting the next stage of the process this weekend. The four regional squads ( see the squads below) that were selected from the first stage of the process will be pitched against each other, with everyone hoping to progress to the final round of trials. The North and Midlands regional squads will meet at Lilleshall National Sports Centre whilst the South East and South West squads will travel to Rectory Park in Middlesex on Sunday 14th November. The girls involved will be battling it out for a place at the final trial in December where if successful they will have the opportunity to wear the prestigious three lions shirt for the 2021/22 international season!

Full details of the ESFA international programme can be viewed here

The ESFA would like to wish all of the following players good luck and congratulate each player for making it to this stage in the process.

South West Squad

Number Name County
1Cherry PreisnerBerkshire
2Ella StowellGloucestershire
3Cecily Wellesley-SmithOxfordshire
4Abby KayOxfordshire
5Emily CadellGloucestershire
6Martha CampbellGloucestershire
7Erin WilliamsGloucestershire
8Mia EndacottDevon
9Taya PomfretDevon
10Olivia MagrathBerkshire
11Safia BoltonBerkshire
12Emilia NewtonDorset
13Sophie LerigoDorset
14Aimee ClarkeDorset
15Millie HodgeWiltshire
16Holly RandallHampshire
17Darcey MaxtedHampshire

South East Squad

1Brook MappBedfordshire
2Jessica PegramKent
3Isobel YoungKent
4Grace McEwenEssex
5Millie RaynerKent
6Mia ObengMiddlesex
7Eda PozderHertfordshire
8Olivia GlassonEssex
9Kayla NohasiarisoaMiddlesex
10Saoirse HouriganMiddlesex
11Brianna John-EtikoMiddlesex
12Amy LiddiardHertfordshire
13Lacey HiggsHertfordshire
14Tilly PhilpotEssex
15Ruby GaitelyKent
16Sophie ByromBuckinghamshire
17Kaci-Jai BonwickSuffolk

Midlands Squad

Number Name
1Abbey BeresfordWest Midlands
2Amelia HiscoxWest Midlands
3Harriet BrooksWest Midlands
4Sophia McGrath West Midlands
5Sophie Woodward West Midlands
6Simone SherwoodNorthamptonshire
7Poppy Beverly Northamptonshire
8Faith IyawaNorthamptonshire
9Imogen Hollway Northamptonshire
10Molly Loughton Humberside 
11Martha Gibson-Graham Humberside 
12Maisie Docherty Shropshire
13Felicity Townsend Shropshire
14Olivia Houlsten Shropshire
15Eva Stanley Shropshire
16Kiera Mills Shropshire
17Summer BaxendaleLeicestershire
18Charlie TarbertLeicestershire
19Erin MoretonStaffordshire 
20Amalie EdwardsLincolnshire
21Ebony FoleyLincolnshire

North Squad

1Ashleigh Ridsdel-HarrisonSouth Yorkshire
2Freya Grace DyosNorthumberland
3Beth Mason Lancashire
4Cara Fisher Northumberland
5Holly Tickle Lancashire
6Amelia Freeman Durham
7Gabriella Place Cleveland
8Katie Yates South Yorkshire
9Jessica Anderson Lancashire
10Emily CassapDurham
11Niamh BoothroydNorthumberland
12Ella Baker Cleveland
13Rose McCarthy Cleveland
14Reese HopkinsonWest Yorkshire 
15Freya Williams – Rowe Cheshire
16Evie Sadler Cheshire
17Gracie Slater Lancashire