Meetings between Italy and England, and the Netherlands and France, are among the highlights of the qualifying round draw involving 52 hopefuls aiming for Germany.
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Meetings between Italy and England, and the Netherlands and France, are among the highlights of ther 2015/16 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round draw.
The draw was made in Nyon by UEFA Youth & Amateur Football Committee chairman Jim Boyce and Niklas Stark, captain of 2013/14 winners Germany, who received the Respect Fair Play award on behalf of his team ahead of the ceremony. Germany will host the finals in summer 2016; the top two in each group along with the third-placed team with the best record against the leading pair will join Spain in the elite round.
Group 1 (13-18 November): Republic of Ireland*, Scotland, Slovenia, Latvia
Group 2 (18-23 September): Croatia*, Hungary, Montenegro, Kazakhstan
Group 3 (11-16 November): Bulgaria, Cyprus*, Poland, Luxembourg
Group 4 (8-13 October): Italy, England, Finland, FYR Macedonia*
Group 5 (10-15 November): Turkey, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Azerbaijan*
Group 6 (10-15 November): Israel, Denmark, Malta*, Iceland
Group 7 (10-15 November): Greece, Portugal*, Lithuania, Moldova
Group 8 (12-17 November): Austria, Georgia*, Albania, Wales
Group 9 (11-16 November): Russia*, Norway, Slovakia, Northern Ireland
Group 10 (7-12 October): Netherlands, France*, Gibraltar, Liechtenstein
Group 11 (12-17 November): Romania*, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Andorra
Group 12 (8-13 October): Czech Republic, Serbia, Armenia, Estonia*
Group 13 (7-12 October): Belgium*, Sweden, San Marino, Belarus
Bye to elite round: Spain
Bye to final tournament: Germany (hosts)
Provisional season calendar
Elite round draw: late 2015
Elite round: spring 2016
Final tournament draw: tbc
Final tournament: July 2016