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Television schedule

There will be extensive live television coverage of the event.
Television schedule
A television cameraman at an Under-17 finals match ©Sportsfile

Road to the final

The UEFA European Under-17 Championship consists of three distinct stages: the qualifying round, the elite round and the final tournament. The format changed for 2014/15 with the expansion of the final tournament from eight to 16 teams.

Qualifying round
The qualifying round, played in autumn, is made up of 13 groups of four countries playing in one-venue mini-tournaments. The top two from each pool progress alongside the four third-placed sides with the best record against the leading pair in their groups.

Elite round
In the elite round, held in early spring, those 30 qualifiers plus the top two seeds – given a bye this far – compete in eight mini-tournament groups of four. The group winners and seven runners-up with the best record against the teams first and third in their section advance to the finals to join the hosts.

Final tournament
In the final tournament the contenders are split into four groups of four, with the front two from each proceeding to the knockout phase.

Further details, including the criteria for separating sides that finish level on points in a group, or after 80 minutes in a match, can be found in the official competition regulations.


Television schedule

There will be extensive live television coverage of the event.

Finals schedule (kick-offs CET)
- Live on Eurosport or *Eurosport 2
Sun 5 MayASVK v AUTDubnica nad Vahom14.30
Sun 5 MayASUI v SWEZilina19.30*
Sun 5 MayBRUS v UKRZlate Moravce14.30
Sun 5 MayBCRO v ITANitra17.30*
Wed 8 MayAAUT v SWEDubnica nad Vahom16.00
Wed 8 MayASVK v SUIZilina18.00
Wed 8 MayBRUS v CROZlate Moravce14.00
Wed 8 MayBUKR v ITANitra18.00
Sat 11 MayAAUT v SUIDubnica nad Vahom16.30
Sat 11 MayASWE v SVKZilina16.30*
Sat 11 MayBUKR v CROZlate Moravce19.30
Sat 11 MayBITA v RUSNitra19.30
Tue 14 MaySemi-finaltbcZilina16.00*
Tue 14 MaySemi-finaltbcZilina20.30
Fri 17 MayFinaltbcZilina18.00

Last updated: 09/04/13 16.54CET