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England and Scotland learn Finals opponents
 Women's Football News 24 Oct 2013
 
England have been drawn alongside Italy, Portugal and Austria in the UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship drawn at Burton Town Hall by Sue Smith and Faye White. 
 
The finals take place from 26th November - 8th December at AFC Telford United, Burton Albion FC, Chesterfield FC and Hinckley Stadium.
 
Scotland meanwhile have landed a very tough draw as they must compete against Germany, World Champions France and Spain.
 
The tournament gets under way at AFC Telford on Tuesday 26 November when England face Italy at 12.30pm and at the same time, Hinckley will stage Germany v Scotland.
 
These finals are the culmination of The FA's 150th year celebrations. England last hosted a UEFA Finals in 2005, the UEFA Women's European Championship. This is the pinnacle competition in Europe for this age group, as well as being a qualifying tournament for the 2014 FIFA Women's Under 17 World Cup in Costa Rica next spring for the top three countries.
 
The teams will all be based at The FA's world class training facility, St. George's Park, which will offer them access to outstanding technical, medical and coaching facilities. The squads will have exclusive use of St. George's Park from 24th November.
 
England Under-17 Coach, Lois Fidler, said: "This is going to be an amazing opportunity for our players to experience a UEFA tournament on English soil. We have some really talented players and I am looking for them to put on a show for the fans and really grasp the chance to shine."
 
Scotland Under-17 Coach Pauline Hamill said she is relishing the challenge of taking on three of Europe's top teams. "This is a brilliant draw for us in terms of the players' development," she said. "For these players to have the opportunity to travel to England to play in a finals against three top sides is fantastic. It will be something which they will take with them long into the future as they progress with their careers.
 
"Some people may think it is a group of death but I see it as a fantastic chance to test ourselves against the very best."
 
The top two sides of each group will progress to the semi-finals in Burton and Chesterfield on 5th December, with the third place match taking place in Burton and the final in Chesterfield on 8th December. 
 
Match schedule: 
 
Tuesday 26th November
Group A - England v Italy (AFC Telford) - 12.30pm
Group B - Germany v Scotland (Hinckley Stadium) - 12.30pm
Group A - Austria v Portugal (AFC Telford) - 7pm
Group B - France v Spain (Hinckley Stadium) - 7pm
 
Friday 29th November
Group A - Italy v Portugal (Hinckley Stadium) - 12.30pm
Group B - Germany v France (AFC Telford) - 12.30pm
Group A - England v Austria (Chesterfield) - 7pm
Group B - Scotland v Spain (Burton Albion) - 7pm
 
Monday 2nd December
Group A - England v Portugal (Burton Albion) - 12.30pm
Group A - Italy v Austria (AFC Telford) - 12.30pm
Group B - Scotland v France (Chesterfield) - 12.30pm
Group B - Spain v Germany (Hinckley Stadium) - 12.30pm
 
Thursday 5th December
Semi Final - Chesterfield 5pm
Semi Final - Burton Albion 7pm
 
Sunday 8th December
Third place play-off - Burton Albion 12pm
FINAL - Chesterfield 5pm

 
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