Women's squad announced for Dutch double
28 June 2017

Women's squad announced for Dutch double

Jayne Ludlow has announced her squad for the upcoming A and B international friendlies against the Netherlands.

Netherlands v Wales

  • Sparta Stadium, Rotterdam
  • Kick-off 16:00 local time
The games will take place in Amsterdam as the host prepare for the UEFA Women's EURO finals that take place in the Netherlands later in July. The A team friendly will take place on Saturday, 8th July with a more experimental side expected to line-up for the B team friendly the following day. The Netherlands will then open the finals on Monday, 17th July against Norway, one of the teams to qualify for the finals at Wales' expense in Group 8.
The fixtures follow on from a positive double-header for Ludlow's squad against Portugal recently, with Wales claiming an impressive 2-1 victory against another side that will compete in the EURO finals, before slipping to a 1-0 reverse in the second game.

Take a look at the 2-1 win against Portugal here.

PORTUGAL 1 - 2 WALES | Jayne Ludlow Reaction
PORTUGAL 1 - 2 WALES | Jayne Ludlow Reaction
There will be some familiar faces in the Dutch squad for Wales, with Shanice van de Sanden playing her club football alongside Natasha Harding and captain Sophie Ingle for Liverpool. In addition, Dutch captain Mandy van den Berg is a team mate of Charlie Estcourt, Melissa Fletcher and Rachel Rowe at Reading FC. 
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