Video: U17 EURO Draw at Aviva Stadium

Video: U17 EURO Draw at Aviva Stadium

A look back on the draw for the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Aviva Stadium.
5th Apr 2019

Group A: Republic of Ireland (hosts), Belgium, Czech Republic, Greece
Group B: Netherlands (holders), France, England, Sweden
Group C: Iceland, Portugal, Hungary, Russia
Group D: Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria

 

2018 tournament review

  • Hosts Ireland are joined by the sides that emerge from March's elite round
  • Belgium beat Ireland 2-0 in their group in last season's finals; both went through
  • The Netherlands beat hosts England on penalties in the 2018 semi-finals to avange their loss in the 2014 final; Sweden also got past the 2018 group stage
  • Portugal were in the same group as Hungary and Iceland at UEFA EURO 2016 and finished third before winning the trophy
  • Spain beat Germany 5-1 in their last group game in 2018 to make the last eight
  • The tournament will also decide Europe's five contenders for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil later in the year; England are the defending champions from 2017

Calendar (match schedule to be confirmed)
Group stage: 3/4, 6/7 & 9/10 May
Quarter-finals: 12/13 May
Semi-finals & FIFA U-17 World Cup play-off: 16 May
Final: 19 May