U19 EURO qualifying round latest

Ten teams booked their elite round places in October's qualifying round mini-tournaments with the rest in November.

Ireland are among the teams to have gone through
Ireland are among the teams to have gone through ©Sportsfile

The UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round began with the five October groups, leaving eight more to play in November as the road to Armenia begins.

In all, 52 of the entrants will compete in 13 mini-tournaments. Holders Portugal and fellow top seeds Germany have been byes to the elite round and hosts Armenia already in July's finals.

Thougn to elite round: Portugal (holders, bye), Germany (bye), Italy, Denmark, Hungary, Slovenia, Ukraine, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, 16 tbc

Qualifying round groups
Group 1 (14–20 November): Georgia*, Israel, Azerbaijan, Liechtenstein

Group 2 (complete)
Italy, Denmark

Group 3 (14–20 November): Czech Republic*, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Luxembourg

Group 4 (14–20 November): Sweden, Scotland, Wales*, San Marino

Group 5 (14–20 November): England, Turkey*, Iceland, Moldova

Group 6 (14–20 November): France, Belgium, Lithuania, Malta*

2018 U19 EURO highlights: Portugal win epic final
2018 U19 EURO highlights: Portugal win epic final

Group 7 (complete)
Hungary, Slovenia

Group 8 (complete)
Ukraine, Norway

Group 9 (14–20 November): Serbia, Poland, Northern Ireland*, Kazakhstan

Group 10 (complete)
Republic of Ireland, Netherlands

Group 11 (13–19 November): Russia, Montenegro, Cyprus*, Latvia

Group 12 (10–16 October)
Spain, Switzerland

Group 13 (14–20 November): Greece, Bulgaria*, Romania, Gibraltar


  • The top two in each group advance to join top seeds Portugal and Germany in the elite round draw on 6 December.
  • In March's elite round, seven teams will qualify to line up alongside hosts Armenia in the finals.

Bye to elite round (18–26 March): Portugal (holders), Germany

Bye to final tournament (1427 July): Armenia (hosts)