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Eight locally-based players included in Northern Ireland women's squad for World Cup qualifier

Eight players from the Danske Bank Women's Premiership have been included in the Northern Ireland squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifier.

Amongst those are goalkeeper Lauren Perry and midfielder Brenna McPartlan, who both featured for Northern Ireland U19s during the UEFA Under-19 Championship that was hosted in NI during the summer.

Alfie Wylie's senior squad will take on Slovakia in Zilina next Tuesday (28 November), looking to bounce back from defeats in Norway and at home to the Republic of Ireland in their opening double-header of the campaign.

The full squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers

Emma Higgins Grindavik (Iceland)

Lauren Perry Linfield Ladies

Defenders

Julie Nelson Crusaders Ladies

Laura Rafferty Brighton & Hove Albion Ladies

Hannah Doherty Elon (USA)

Jessica Foy Glentoran

Jade Lindsay Hamilton Academical

Rachel Newborough Doncaster Rovers Belles

Cathy Hyndman Sion Swifts Ladies

Midfielders

Marissa Callaghan Cliftonville Ladies

Ciara Sherwood Crystal Palace Ladies

Chloe McCarron Linfield Ladies

Madison Guy UBC Thunderbirds (Canada)

Megan Bell Linfield Ladies

Kerry Montgomery Celtic

Brenna McPartlan Manchester City Ladies

Forwards

Rachel Furness Reading Ladies

Rebecca McKenna Linfield Ladies

Simone Magill Everton Ladies

Caragh Milligan Fylkir (Iceland)

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