Arsenal Ladies Center of Excellence’s u17s captain has just been announced and Laura Hooper will lead the squad of 17 this season.

Laura was part of last year’s u17 that won the League and Cup double.

The central midfielder played 16 times for the side, staring in 11 games and scoring 8 goals in the process. She was also involved in the UEFA u16 development tournament played at St. George’s Park.

Hooper took to Twitter to express her excitement at being picked, describing herself as ‘buzzing‘.

Arsenal Ladies u17 started their season on Saturday with a 7-0 win against Essex.