2017/18 final tournament: England

The 16-team finals in England will run from 4 to 20 May 2018 with the hosts to be joined by 15 qualifiers from the spring elite round.

UEFA European Under-17 Championships trophy
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England will stage the 16-team UEFA European Under-17 Championship from 4 to 20 May 2018. Fifteen teams will qualify from the elite round to join the hosts.

  • Final tournament calendar

Draw: 5 April, St George's Park
Group stage: 4/5, 7/8, 10/11 May
Quarter-finals: 13/14 May
Semi-finals: 17 May
Final: 20 May

Knockout system
Quarter-final 1: Winner Group A v Runner-up Group B
Quarter-final 2: Winner Group B v Runner-up Group A
Quarter-final 3: Winner Group C v Runner-up Group D
Quarter-final 4: Winner Group D v Runner-up Group C

Semi-final 1: Winner quarter-final 1 v Winner quarter-final 3
Semi-final 2: Winner quarter-final 2 v Winner quarter-final 4

Final: Winner semi-final 1 v Winner semi-final 2

  • Ticketing

On sale in January: ticketing information available from theFA.com.

  • Venues

Burton-upon-Trent
Burton Albion Stadium (capacity: 6,900) – five games including a quarter-final
St George's Park Stadium (capacity: 500)  – six games
Chesterfield
Chesterfield FC Stadium (capacity 10,335) – five games including the opening match, a quarter-final and a semi-final
Loughborough
Loughborough University Stadium (capacity: 3,400) – five games
Rotherham
Rotherham FC Stadium (capacity: 12,000) – five games including the final
Walsall
Walsall FC Stadium (capacity: 11,000) – five games

  • Ambassador

Nathaniel Chalobah
The Watford mifeidler was capped a total of 97 times for England youth and Under-21 teams, and was part of the side that won the 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Liechtenstein, also reaching the semi-final a year later in Serbia. "Some of the biggest names in world football today have all played in the Championship previously," he said. "I remember when I played back in Liechtenstein 2010 and France had Paul Pogba in their side and Gerard Deulofeu was playing for Spain. And then in Serbia 2011, France had Kurt Zouma and the Netherlands had Memphis Depay while Raheem Sterling, Jordan Pickford and Nathan Redmond were in our squad."

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