Euro 2022: Brighouse Town's Flaherty called-up by Northern Ireland Women

Goalkeeper Becky Flaherty has been named in the Northern Ireland squad for the UEFA Women's European Championships, which kick-off next month.

By Mark Berry
Monday, 27th June 2022, 3:59 pm
Updated Monday, 27th June 2022, 4:01 pm
Becky Flaherty. Picture: Karl Bridgeman - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images
Becky Flaherty. Picture: Karl Bridgeman - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images

Kenny Shiels has included the 24-year-old in his 23-strong squad that will play in Northern Ireland Women's first major tournament.

Northern Ireland’s first game of the tournament will be against Norway on July 7, followed by matches versus Austria (July 11) and hosts England (July 15). All three of Northern Ireland’s Group A games will be staged at St Mary’s Stadium, in Southampton.

Northern Ireland Women's squad - goalkeepers: Jackie Burns (BK Hacken), Becky Flaherty (Brighouse Town), Shannon Turner (Wolverhampton Wanderers Women). Defenders: Kelsie Burrows (Cliftonville Ladies), Rebecca Holloway (Racing Louisville), Ashley Hutton (Linfield Ladies), Abbie Magee (Cliftonville Ladies), Sarah McFadden (Durham Women), Rebecca McKenna (Lewes Women), Julie Nelson (Crusaders Strikers), Laura Rafferty (Southampton Women), Demi Vance (Rangers Women). Midfielders: Nadene Caldwell (Glentoran Women), Joely Andrews (Glentoran Women), Chloe McCarron (Glentoran Women), Marissa Callaghan (Cliftonville Ladies), Louise McDaniel (Cliftonville Ladies), Rachel Furness (Liverpool Women). Forwards: Simone Magill (unattached), Caitlin McGuinness (Cliftonvillle Ladies), Kirsty McGuinness (Cliftonville Ladies), Lauren Wade (Glentoran Women), Emily Wilson (Crusaders Strikers).