The Premier League revealed today that they would be introducing promotion and relegation in the Barclays U21 Premier League from the 2014/15 season. Continue reading
Ghana’s Moses Odjer scored an absolute worldie during his side’s quarter-final tie against Chile. Just watch. Continue reading
After failing to win the Confederations Cup last week, Spain have been knocked out of another tournament as their under 20 side failed to beat Uruguay in the quarter final of the FIFA U20 World Cup yesterday. A goalless 90 minutes meant extra time would be played and it was Felipe Avanetti who put Uruguay … Continue reading
Colombia were booted out of the FIFA U20 World Cup by the harsh reality of a penalty shootout. Juan Fernando Quintero’s late equaliser in the dying seconds of the match gave Colombia confidence but that confidence wasn’t fruitful in the sudden death stage of the shootout. Song Joo Hoon gave South Korea the lead earlier … Continue reading
Mexico enjoyed their maiden win of the FIFA U20 World Cup after beating African nation Mali. Marco Bueno got them off to the perfect start by scoring inside two minutes and Jesus Corona doubled the lead ten minutes later. Samba Diallo got one back for Mali but goals from Jesus Escoboza and Uvaldo Luna finished … Continue reading
Australia crashed out the FIFA U20 World Cup after defeat to the host nation. Turkey beat the Socceroos with goals from Hakan Calhanoglu and Okay Yokuslu in the second half. Jamie Maclaren gave Australia the lead on 54 minutes but they couldn’t hold on to secure the victory. Watch full video highlights below.
Nigeria pipped South Korea to an automatic place in the next round by beating the Asians by a single goal. Olarenwaju Kayode, another player dubbed as a one-to-watch by The Youth Radar’s U20 World Cup preview, scored the only goal to seal Nigeria’s progression. Watch full video highlights below.
Spain completed a clean sweep of Group A on the same day as their senior side reached the Confederations Cup final. Their world dominance continued when Paco Alcacer scored after 23 minutes. Jese Rodriguez kept up his goalscoring form by scoring the second after 56 minutes. France grabbed a consolation goal in the final stages … Continue reading
Despite gaining a point in their opening game of the FIFA U20 World Cup, it should have been a lot more for Peter Taylor’s men. They chucked away a two goal lead to draw with Iraq, including conceding a stoppage time leveller. Conor Coady and Luke Williams put the Young Lions ahead before Ali Faez … Continue reading
Juan Fernando Quintero (featured image) couldn’t prevent Colombia having to settle for a point against Australia in their opening game of the FIFA U20 World Cup. Continue reading
A double from Enver Sahin either side of half-time, joined with Salih Ucan’s first half strike gave Turkey a comfortable victory in their first match of the FIFA U20 World Cup on home soil. Watch video highlights below.
A hat-trick from Miguel Borja (above) gave Colombia an emphatic victory over Bolivia in their Group A clash. Continue reading