Women’s Euro 2022, Northern Ireland Close Up | Women’s Euro

Women's Euro 2022, Northern Ireland Close Up |  Women's Euro

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Nickname : Green and Bland Army
Excellent EURO result : None
Euro 2017: Unqualified

❓Why can she win?

This Northern Ireland team arrive motivated to show they are no slouch. A lot of people said they won’t qualify, but still… this team plays with heart and has a coach with great experience.

Northern Irish group

babysitters Jackie Burns (Hacken), Becky Flaherty (Brighouse Town), Shannon Turner (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
The defenders
: Kelsey Burrows (Cliftonville), Rebecca Holloway (Racing Louisville), Ashley Hutton (Lynfield), Abby Magee (Cliftonville), Sarah McFadden (Durham), Rebecca McKenna (Lewes), Julie Nelson (Crusaders Rafikers, Lauraham Strikers), Demi Vance (Rangers)
The midfielders Nadene Caldwell (Glentoran), Jolly Andrews (Glentoran), Chloe McCarron (Glentoran), Marissa Callaghan (Cliftonville), Louise McDaniel (Cliftonville), Rachel Furness (Liverpool)
Go ahead
: Simone Magill (free agent), Caitlin McGuinness (Cliftonville), Kirsty McGuinness (Cliftonville), Lauren Wade (Glentoran), Emily Wilson (Crusaders Strikers)

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Who is the selector?

Kenny Shiels. Shiels, who took over in May 2019, brings with him 30 years of rich coaching experience in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland. He led the team to its first Euro final tournament.

Do you know ?

Striker Simone Magill is the first Northern Irish woman to play as a professional. When the striker was in her late teens, her mother called English club Everton and brought her to try out for the club. She has been on the banks of the Mersey for nine years.

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