GIRLS FOOTBALL: Local girls to fly the flag for England at the Youth World Cup in Gothenburg

The quartet of girls who have flown out to play in the Youth World Cup (left to right): Lydia Neale, Sam Chamberlayne, Gabby Davis and Jess Phillips

The quartet of girls who have flown out to play in the Youth World Cup (left to right): Lydia Neale, Sam Chamberlayne, Gabby Davis and Jess Phillips

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GABBY DAVIS, from Sir William Romney School in Tetbury, is one of four local schoolgirls who have flown out to play in the Youth World Cup Finals being held in Gothenburg, Sweden this week.

Gabby has been joined by fellow 15-year-old Lydia Neale (Archway) and two 14-year-olds, Sam Chamberlayne and Jessica Phillips, both from Stroud High.

The quartet all play their football for Forest Green Rovers but have been selected to play for Swindon Town Centre for Excellence Elite U15s team.

They will be playing against teams from around the world and have been chosen to carry the flag for England in the opening ceremony when they will all be dressed in national costume.

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