Just under two years ago, Ella Toone was preparing to travel out to Sweden with the England U21s. The latest Nordic tournament awaited a squad who, under the watchful eye of Mo Marley, were trying to gain all the experience they could as they attempted to make the step up to senior international football.
Manchester United maintained their spot at the top of the Barclays FAWSL against a resilient Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.
It was a game of two halves that took place at a baking Solihull Moors on Sunday afternoon.
With their second season in the top-flight of women’s football fast approaching, Manchester United and manager, Casey Stoney, know better than to rest on their laurels.