Under 17

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European Championship Elite Round Qualifying: England Under 17s 1-0 Ukraine Under 17s

England Under 17s had the perfect start to their Elite Qualifying campaign when they defeated Ukraine by a single goal in Georgia. The host nation for this mini-tournament also managed to grind out a draw with a highly-fancied Spain, boosting England’s hopes of qualifying for the tournament. Calum Chambers was the goalscorer in eastern Europe where England … Continue reading

African Cup of Nations: Bertrand Traore

Burkina Faso and Chelsea star Bertrand Traore is only 16 Every year the African Cup of Nations brings out the colour and passion of a continent that is not usually praised for it’s footballing ability. Despite wrecking the hopes of many Premier League managers seeing their top stars fly off to play a mid-season international … Continue reading

Future Champions – A Week of Footballing Promise

This year, Belo Horizonte plays host to the Future Champions tournament which sees a selection of the world’s finest under-17 club sides take part in a week-long tournament in the Brazilian city. Yesterday saw the opening day of the tournament with a total of six matches played. Manchester United didn’t get off to the best … Continue reading

2012 European Under-17 Championships Elite Qualifying Round Draw

The draw for the 2012 European Under-17 Championships Elite Qualifying Round has been made in Nyon, Switzerland. The groups have been drawn but the mini-tournament hosts and dates are still to be confirmed. The Elite Qualifying Round consists of groups of four playing a mini-tournament over a number of days in a selected host country from … Continue reading

Mexico 2011: FIFA Under 17 World Cup Draw Takes Place

England have drawn Canada, Rwanda and Uruguay in the draw for the FIFA Under 17 World Cup. Canada were runners-up in the CONACAF Under 17 Championship, defeated by USA in the final. Rwanda won the African equivalent, beating Burkina Faso to claim their first ever international trophy and book their first ever place at a … Continue reading

FIFA Under 17 World Cup Draw Held Tomorrow in Mexico

The official draw for this summer’s FIFA Under 17 World Cup will take place this evening at 17:00 english time. Mexico City will host the draw in which the 24 teams will be allocated into six groups of four teams, and find out where they will be playing their matches. The final will be played … Continue reading

Netherlands Hit Five to Win Euro Crown in Serbia

Netherlands hit five goals past Germany to lift the European Under 17 Championship crown. They found themselves behind twice but got back in the game both times to avenge their final defeat of 2009. Albert Stuivenberg’s side beat the Germans on the opening day 2-0 so went into the clash favourites to take the title. … Continue reading

Germany Set Up Semi Meeting With Denmark

Germany have defeated Romania 1-0 to set-up a semi-final encounter with Denmark, the winners of Group A. Germany came second in Group B whilst Netherlands finished in pole position. Netherlands will play England in the other semi-final to complete the draw. They drew 0-0 earlier today with Czech Republic as the Czechs filled the remaining … Continue reading

Rwanda’s Chance to Make an Impression

This summer Rwanda Under 17s will be the first side from their country to ever make an appearance on the world stage. The Junior Wasps will play in the FIFA Under 17 World Cup after winning the African Under 17 Championship earlier this year, beating Burkina Faso in the final. The African champions are joined by … Continue reading

Squad Selected to Retain Title in Serbia

John Peacock has named his final squad to take part in next month’s European Under 17 Championships in Serbia. An 18-man squad will fly out to Serbia where they will attempt to retain the trophy. Nat Chalobah is the only remaning squad member from the side that beat Spain in last year’s final 2-1. England … Continue reading

The Race to be Crowned South America’s Best

Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina all have a chance of winning this year’s South American Under 17 Championship with only one round of games remaining. Brazil sit top of the table at the moment but have Uruguay hot on their heels. Argentina sit third and three points behind Brazil, but still have a shout of winning … Continue reading

Algarve Tournament: England 2-2 Portugal

England have concluded their stay in the Algarve by drawing with the host nation. It truly was a game of two halves as England let a two goal lead slip away. Alex Henshall and Adam Jackson were the Young Lions scorers in the first half. Jackson was then injured and was followed off the pitch … Continue reading

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