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England U18 Schoolboys’ Pro:Direct Trials-Stage two commences this weekend

Stage two of the England U18 Schoolboys’ Pro:Direct Trials commence this weekend with the South West regional squad playing the South East. Successful trialists from this round of trials will go to the final trial in December for a chance to represent their country in the final squad of eighteen.

The initial stage of the England U15 Schoolboys’ Pro Direct trial process saw nominated players attend four regional trials across England. The successful trialists will now progress to the next stage of the process, representing their respective regions; North, Midlands, South East and South West; in the trials on Sunday 20th November in the South and Sunday 27th November in the North.

The successful trialists from this weekend’s trial will be announced via ESFA social media (@Schoolsfootball) at 6pm on Monday 21st November.

Click below to see the boys representing their regions in stage two of the England U15 Schoolboys’ Pro:Direct trial process:

Final Trial

The final England U18 Schoolboys’ trial will take place on Sunday 11th December at Lilleshall National Sports Centre in Shropshire. The best schools’ footballers from across the country, representing the North and the South, will come together to compete for a spot in this year’s England U15 Schoolgirls’ squad and a chance to wear three lions on their shirt for the 22-23 International season.

For more details on the ESFA International programme and what will be in store for this season’s selected players, click here.

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England U15 Schoogirls’ Pro:Direct trials- squad announcements

The ESFA is delighted to announce the successful trialists from the second stage of the England U15 Schoolgirls’ trial process. These girls will now progress to the final trial on December 11th for a chance to represent their country as part of the final squad of eighteen.

The ESFA hosted the second stage of the U15 Schoolgirls’ Pro:Direct trials on Sunday 13th November with two events taking place, one in the North at Newcastle and one in the South at Winchester College. The event in the North saw the North and Midlands squad compete against each other, whilst the south saw the South East take on the South West. These representative squads were selected from the first stage of the trial process, where girls from across the country played for a spot in these four representative teams.

You can view the selected squad details below –

The successful trialists below will travel to Lilleshall National Sports Centre on Sunday 11th December for the final trial. The North squad will compete against the South for one of the eighteen spots available in the final squad and the opportunity to represent their country for the 2022/23 international season.

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 
Freya Dyos Northumberland CSFA
Eva BewickeDurham CSFA
Ebony Wilkinson Lancashire CSFA 
Emily Walne Derbyshire CSFA
Tilly AbrahamsWest Midlands CSFA
Jessica AndersonLancashire CSFA 
Ocean Flanagan Lancashire CSFA 
Issabella GurlingDerbyshire CSFA
Tilly Parker Cleveland CSFA 
Macie – Mae Halsall Cleveland CSFA 
Ebony FoleyLincolnshire CSFA 
Isabel Vincent Shropshire CSFA
Hollie Davidson Cleveland CSFA 
Aoife Colbert MartinNorthumberland CSFA
Romy Goodman – SaundersLeicestershire CSFA
Lois Cartmell Lancashire CSFA 
Eve LovelockWest Midlands CSFA
Isla Hepburn Northumberland CSFA
Chanelle Cole West Midlands CSFA


Players Name Players County 
Daisy KiddKent CSFA
Phoebe CowleyKent CSFA
Abi Conway Hertfordshire CSFA 
Francesca HamerCambridgeshire CSFA
Bryony Brodie Cambridgeshire CSFA
Chiemela UdeEssex CSFA 
Olivia GlassonEssex CSFA 
Amelia MarriottCambridgeshire CSFA
Roxylea ThomasDevon 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

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 for regular updates on the 22/23 international programme.

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