World Cup

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England Scrape Through to Knockout Stages

Another 0-0 draw sees England qualify for the knockout stages of this year’s FIFA Under 20 World Cup. Mexico were the unfortunate side to be held by England as Brian Eastick’s side drew their third successive game without scoring or conceding. Both sides found the conditions a real struggle as a hot and humid Colombia begins … Continue reading

The Slow But Optimistic Rise of Palestinian Football

In a special one-off article by The Youth Radar, we look into football in the poor nation of Palestine where war and conflict is disrupting the game, but the country is taking small steps to overcome this constant issue. Continue reading

England Under 20s Prepare For World Cup Campaign

Friday evening sees England Under 20s kick off their World Cup campaign and England’s final chance of silverware this summer. After the Under 17s were knocked out of continental and international competitions, as well as the misfortunes of the Under 19s in qualification for the European Championships, Brian Eastick’s Under 20 side represent England’s last … 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

Groups Drawn for FIFA Under 20 World Cup

The draw for the FIFA Under 20s World Cup has been made in Colombia. England Under 20s will face Argentina, South Korea and Mexico as they bid to lift the title. In 2009, Argentina Under 20s did not qualify for the tournament but won the competition two consecutive times before. Earlier this season, they finished … Continue reading

African Tournament Postponed

The African Under 20 Championship has been postponed due to political unrest in the host country, Libya. The best interests of the teams involved will see the tournament being moved to another country. The Confederation of African Football said a week ago “Due to security concerns and the current unstable political situation in Libya, the competition has … Continue reading

England Under 20s Take On The French

Preparations for this summer’s FIFA Under 20 World Cup are well underway with England taking on France in an international friendly this evening. The game will take place at Shrewsbury Town’s Greenhaus Meadow Stadium. Last year’s European Under 19 champions should provide a real test for Brian Eastick’s side. England reached the semi finals of … Continue reading

One To Watch – Andre Ayew

Andre Ayew has been on a meteoric rise since the 2009 Under 20 World Cup. A top performer for Ghana at the summer’s World Cup and now a first-team regular at Marseille, the sky is the limit for the 21-year old. Ayew captained his country to the African Youth Championship and the Under 20 World … Continue reading

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