England and Sweden reunited

Last season's UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship finalists England and Sweden will face each other again after the second qualifying round draw was held in Nyon.

England, in swapped shirts, celebrate beating Sweden in last season's final
England, in swapped shirts, celebrate beating Sweden in last season's final ©Sportsfile

Last season's UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship finalists England and Sweden will meet again in the 2009/10 second qualifying round after being paired together in Wednesday's draw in Nyon.

Final rematch
Only the six group winners and the runners-up with the best record against the sides first and third in their pool will join hosts FYR Macedonia in the finals from 24 May to 5 June 2010. England will be hoping the 2-0 win against Sweden that gave them the title in Belarus in July will be an omen for second qualifying round Group 1, which also contains the Republic of Ireland and Turkey. Sweden will stage the mini-tournament, which like the others is played from 27 March until 1 April.

Germany enter
Germany, who have won five of the 12 editions of this tournament, were given a bye to this round as top seeds and will face Norway, Poland and Serbia, the home side, in Group 3. Last season's beaten semi-finalists France and Switzerland are in Group 2 with Austria and hosts Hungary.

2009/10 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship
Second qualifying round, 27 March-1 April
Hosts in bold
Group 1 Group 2
Republic of Ireland France
Sweden Hungary
England Switzerland
Turkey Austria
Group 3 Group 4
Germany Spain
Norway Russia
Poland Iceland
Serbia Czech Republic
Group 5 Group 6
Denmark Italy
Netherlands Belgium
Scotland Ukraine
Finland Bosnia-Herzegovina

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