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  • Russia prove clinical victors in Slovakia

    Russia lifted the 2013 UEFA Under-17 Championship crown in Slovakia after winning both semi-final and final on penalty kicks, with goalkeeper captain Anton Mitryushkin proving the hero.
  • Malta hoping U17s will aid 'bright future'

    Malta host the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship and hope that the event will be the catalyst for an increase in the number of youngsters playing the game on the island.
  • 2004: France enjoy home comforts

    France ensured the hosts won the European U17 Championship for the second successive year by dramatically defeating Spain in the 2003/04 final.
  • 2012: Dramatic finale caps Dutch defence

    The UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Slovenia was won by the Netherlands, who beat Germany on penalties in the third final meeting between the sides in four years.
  • 2011: Glory for Netherlands in Serbia

    Having not conceded a goal on their way to the UEFA European Under-17 Championship final, the Netherlands turned on the style to defeat Germany 5-2 and clinch a fascinating tournament.
  • 2010: England end wait in style

    England secured their first Under-17 title with a 2-1 comeback win against Spain in Liechtenstein, completing a campaign of 11 straight victories including five in the finals themselves.
  • El Shaarawy on U17 experience

    Stephan El Shaarawy played at the 2009 Under-17 finals along with Isco, Jack Wilshere and Mario Götze – and the AC Milan and Italy forward sees the event as a crucial milestone.
  • 2009: Hosts Germany reward fans

    The UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Germany was deservedly won by the hosts in a dramatic final but the event will truly live long in the memory due to the huge crowds, including a record 24,000 for the decider.
  • 2008: Spain succeed in style

    In a season that marked Juan Santisteban's 20th in charge of Spain's junior squad it was appropriate that he became the first coach to win two consecutive UEFA European Under-17 Championship titles.
  • 2005: Köse strikes gold for Turkey

    Turkey emerged as deserving victors of the 2004/05 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, beating comeback kings the Netherlands.
  • Bojan strikes for Spanish success

    Spain, six time winners of the UEFA European Under-16 Championship, had taken six attempts before finally they took the new U17 title in 2007.
  • Russian determination wins out

    Russia showed determination against some very skilful opponents to win the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Luxembourg.
  • Sousa double delights Portugal

    Not since 1988 has UEFA's junior national team tournament been won by the hosts. In the 2003, however, Portugal made full use of home advantage.
  • Triumphant Russia lost for words

    "I cannot describe how I feel right now," said Sergei Makarov after the defender scored the winning penalty for Russia, while coach Dmitri Khomukha targeted the world title. Defender Dzhamaldin Khodzhaniyazov also spoke to UEFA.com.
  • Zoratto proud despite Italy defeat

    There was no consoling the Italy players after they lost in heartbreaking fashion to Russia following a penalty shoot-out in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship final, yet coach Daniele Zoratto reassured them "there is nothing to be ashamed of".


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