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Netherlands first for hosts France

UEFA European Under-19 Championship hosts France will begin their finals campaign against the Netherlands after the match schedule for the July tournament was confirmed.

France fans will be out in force this summer
France fans will be out in force this summer ©Getty Images

UEFa have confirmed the match schedule for the UEFA European Under-19 Championship finals in France with the hosts kicking off against the Netherlands on 18 July.

The match at the Stade Michel d'Ornano in Caen will be shown live on Eurosport, one of nine games the channel will be broadcasting during the tournament. Elsewhere on the opening day the other Group A fixture, between Austria and England, will be the first match to be screened live while the two Group B contests, in which Italy play Portugal and Croatia take on Spain, get the finals under way at 16.00CET.

2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship finals schedule (CET)
TV matches indicated in bold
Sun 18 JulyBItaly v PortugalStade Michel Farré, Mondeville16.00
Sun 18 JulyB
Croatia v SpainStade Henry Jeanne, Bayeux16.00
Sun 18 JulyA
Austria v EnglandStade du Hazé, Flers18.00
Sun 18 JulyAFrance v NetherlandsStade Michel d'Ornano, Caen20.00
Wed 21 JulyBSpain v PortugalStade Louis Villemer, Saint-Lo15.00
Wed 21 JulyBCroatia v ItalyStade Michel Farré, Mondeville16.00
Wed 21 JulyAFrance v AustriaStade du Hazé, Flers18.00
Wed 21 JulyANetherlands v EnglandStade Henry Jeanne, Bayeux18.00
Sat 24 JulyBSpain v ItalyStade du Hazé, Flers16.00
Sat 24 JulyBPortugal v CroatiaStade Henry Jeanne, Bayeux16.00
Sat 24 JulyANetherlands v AustriaStade Michel Farré, Mondeville18.00
Sat 24 JulyAEngland v FranceStade Louis Villemer, Saint-Lo18.00
Tue 27 JulySemi-finalSemi-final 1Stade Louis Villemer, Saint-Lo16.00
Tue 27 JulySemi-finalSemi-final 2Stade Michel d'Ornano, Caen19.00
Fri 30 JulyFinalFinalStade Michel d'Ornano, Caen19.00