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England qualify for UEFA U19 Championship 2019

09-April-2019
09-April-2019 21:09
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England beat Italy 2-0 in a winner takes all game in the Grp 6 qualifying tournament at St Georges Park to gain a place at the UEFA U19 Championship taking place in Scotland between 16th-28th July 2019.

Coming into the tie England and Italy both had maximum points from 2 wins. England having beaten Turkey 7-0 and Sweden 2-0. Italy had beaten both Turkey and Sweden 1-0.

Only the top team in each group could gain qualification and join the hosts, Scotland at the Championship. The other group winners are; Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, Norway and current holders Spain.

There's a busy period of women's international tournament football coming up; England U17 play in the UEFA U17 Championship in Bulgaria between 5th-17th May. Before the U19's play the senior side will have played in the FIFA Women's World Cup in France.