Three N.E. soccer stars take on England's best

ESPN RISE's Chris Ackels checks in today with three New England soccer players about to make their mark overseas.

Peabody's Hayley Dowd, Danvers' Corey Persson and Milford (N.H.) High's Morgan Andrews are part of a ECNL All-Star team representing the United States in a series of matches this week against club teams from Aston Villa, Bristol and Chelsea.

The 17-player roster is comprised of players from Elite Clubs National League organizations from across the country. Andrews, Dowd and Persson all represent the FC Stars of Massachusetts.

Check out Ackels' take here.