Euro Under-19s Day Three: Seven up for England as Spain crash out

27 07 2009

briggsgoalThe final day of group fixtures at the 2009 European Under-19 Championships started with all four Semi Final berths up for grabs. At the end, England had secured their path by smashing seven past Slovenia, and were joined by hosts Ukraine, the impressive Serbia, and France, who beat Spain to eliminate the favourites.

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Euro Under-19s Day Two: Spain beaten as Serbia lay down a marker

25 07 2009

ljajicDay two of the 2009 European Under-19 Championships saw tournament favourites Spain beaten by a talented Serbian team, whilst England were held by hosts Ukraine for their second draw apiece. France rescued a stoppage-time equaliser against Turkey, and Switzerland came from behind to beat Slovenia.

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Euro Under-19s Day One: Spain win on day of stalemates

21 07 2009

iagofalque2Spain opened their 2009 European Under-19 Championships with an impressive come-from-behind victory over Turkey, whilst England and Switzerland, France and Serbia, and Ukraine and Slovenia all drew.

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European Under-19 Championships Preview

19 07 2009

finalscloseAttentions may be turning towards the start of the 2009/10 club football season, but there’s still one major international youth tournament to take care of before we return to the week-to-week excitement of the clubs. Tuesday sees the start of the 2009 European Under-19 Championships in the Ukraine.

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Euro Under-19 Finals Edge Closer

7 07 2009

finalscloseWe’re just two weeks away from kickoff in the 2009 UEFA European Under-19 Championships in the Ukraine, and teams are finalising their plans and naming their squads with just a fortnight left.

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UEFA European Under-19 Championships Draw Made

18 06 2009

uefatrophyThe draw for July’s UEFA European Under-19 Championships has been made in the past few days and has presented the usual ‘group of death’. For more, read on.

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Under-17s Day Three: Holders go crashing out

12 05 2009

u17day3The group stages in Germany came to an end on Friday, and tournament holders and favourites Spain fell by the wayside, with a lack of goals their downfall. They at least have the consolation of a place at the Under-17 World Cup in Nigeria later this year, but England don’t even have that, losing late on to Turkey.

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