Olding helps England to World Cup spot in Japan

Chichester's Hollie Olding helped England women's under-17s reach the semi-final of their European championships '“ and now it's next stop the World Cup in Japan.

Monday, 23rd May 2016, 2:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:10 pm
Hollie Olding in action for England under-17s

Chichester High School for Girls sixth-former Olding and her team-mates stormed through the group stage of the Belarus tournament, beating Norway, Serbia and the host nation.

They set the record for the highest-scoring team in any European football championships, including senior men and women and futsal.

One dream was dashed when England lost 4-3 to Germany in the semi-final, but they beat Norway 2-1 in the third-place play-off to secure a spot at the World Cup.

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