Stand-in skipper Solène Durand was thrilled that France were able to raise their game to seal victory in extra time with beaten captain Sherry McCue telling UEFA.com that the desire and work ethic of her team was "outstanding".
Eyquem ecstatic, Marley reflective
While proud Mo Marley admitted she didn't feel like her England team had lost, victorious France boss Gilles Eyquem hailed his side's team ethic after the final of the 2013 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship.
France coach Gilles Eyquem hailed a perfectly executed plan after his team defeated Germany 2-1 to reach the 2012 final, a result that left his opposite number Maren Meinert regreting defensive errors.
England manager Mo Marley told UEFA.com of her delight after reaching the 2012 final with a 4-0 victory against Finland, whose coach Marianne Miettinen admitted her side were beaten by the "better team".
Frustration for France as Wales say their goodbyes
France coach Gilles Eyquem lamented the lack of a cutting edge in his team while the departing Wales players earned high praise from managerial mentor Jarmo Matikainen. Both spoke to UEFA.com after a 3-0 win for France in Haverfordwest.
Miettinen delight as Finland extend stay in Wales
Marianne Miettinen hailed a triumph "for all of girls' and women's football in Finland" after her team held a quietly pleased Germany side to join their opponents in the semis. Germany coach Maren Meinert also spoke to UEFA.com
Wales coach Jarmo Matikainen was proud despite a defeat against England that eliminated the hosts, as counterpart Mo Marley revealed her delight at a "smart" performance.
Germany assistant coach Bettina Wiegmann told UEFA.com of her delight at breaking down a resolute Sweden defence as her side ensured a semi-final spot with a 2-0 win, while Sweden's Calle Barrling remained upbeat despite the defeat.
Finland coach Marianne Miettinen admitted to UEFA.com that her team were “lucky” as they defeated Norway 1-0, a result that eliminated Norway, whose coach Jarl Torske revealed taking chances proved the difference.
France coach Gilles Eyquem described his "great satisfaction" after his team defeated Denmark 3-1, a result that left Denmark's Søren Randa-Boldt ruing defensive mistakes.
Isaksen recalls Norway's near miss in 2008
Senior Norway international Ingvild Isaksen reflects on her time at the 2008 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship, the frustrations of falling short but the joy of simply being there.
After a 5-0 defeat, Norway coach Jarl Torske admitted his team were "outplayed" by Germany, while counterpart Maren Meinert told UEFA.com that she was "very satisfied" with the victory.
Sweden coach Calle Barrling told UEFA.com his side were disappointed with their performance after a 1-1 draw against Finland, a result opposite number Marianne Miettinen was "proud" of.
Wales coach Jarmo Matikainen told UEFA.com of his pride after his side lost 1-0 on their finals debut to a Denmark side that can still improve according to Søren Randa-Boldt.
Mo Marley praised her team’s “resilient and mature” performance after England drew 0-0 with France, while her opposite number Gilles Eyquem also saw the positives despite the stalemate.
Barrling galvanised by Sweden's united spirit
As Sweden bid to defend the WU19 title, coach Calle Barrling lifts the pressure by billing Germany as favourites and discusses the values that embody Swedish football.
Randa-Boldt ready to take Denmark to next level
Denmark return to the UEFA Women's Under-19 European Championships looking to build on last year's performance in Turkey, when they surprised even their own coach Søren Randa-Boldt.
France targeting glory ahead of their time
France coach Gilles Eyquem tells UEFA.com about his introduction to women's football, his hopes for August's finals in Wales and the benefit of having world champions in his squad.
Fighting talk from Wales' well-travelled Price
Having scoured the globe, boxer-turned-footballer Lauren Price is now vying to make an impact on home soil as Wales prepare to host next month's UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship.
Marley making most of England's second chance
England manager Mo Marley believes her side have something to prove at the UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship and that after a remarkable qualifying campaign her side are finding their feet at just the right time.