There’s a golden opportunity to see some of the international football stars of the future (for free!) at the University’s Holywell Park Stadium over the coming week as the UEFA Under-17 Championship kicks off its elite round at Loughborough.
Three matches from Group 6, comprising of England, Portugal, Slovenia and Russia, are taking place at the following times and dates:
- Saturday 23rd March, 2-4PM, Russia v Slovenia
- Monday 25th March, 2-4PM, Portugal v Slovenia
- Thursday 28th March, 3-5PM, Portugal v Russia
Admission is free for all three matches.
The UEFA Under 17 Championship has been held annually since 1982 and is organised by the sport’s European football governing body, UEFA. The Elite Round is the final qualifying stage for the finals which will be held in Slovenia in May. Holland are the current holders of the trophy, which was last won by England in 2010 with a team which included budding Premiership stars Jack Butland, Andre Wisdom and Connor Wickham.
For further details, visit the Loughborough Sport site here.