NEW ARRIVALS CALLED UP FOR INTERNATIONALS

Posted on: Tue 19 Feb 2013

Chelsea Ladies' Edda Gardarsdottir, Olina Vidarsdottir and Sofia Jakobsson (pictured) have all been named in their respective international squad's for the Algarve Cup tournament next month.

The tournament will run from Wednesday 6 March to Wednesday 13 March in Portugal.

Gardarsdottir and Vidarsdottir will represent Iceland, whose first fixture will see them face USA on Wednesday 6 March. Their next opponents will be Sweden on Friday 8 March before Iceland play China PR on Monday 11 March.

Sweden's Jakobsson is likely to start for her country against China PR on Wednesday 6 March before facing Iceland on Friday 8 March. Sweden will then play USA on Monday 11 March.

Meanwhile, Chelsea Ladies' Jess Myers and Hannah Blundell have also been named in the England Under-19 squad for the La Manga friendly tournament next month. Striker Karin Muya is also on standby.

The tournament will run from Monday 4 March to Monday 11 March in Spain.

England's first fixture will see the Under-19s face Scotland on Wednesday 6 March. Their next opponents will be Italy on Friday 8 March before England play Netherlands on Sunday 10 March.