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posted by Morning Star in Sport

ROTHERHAM’S New York Stadium will host the final of next year’s European under-17 Championship.

England’s current under-17s were crowned world champions on Saturday after producing a brilliant comeback from 2-0 down to beat Spain 5-2 in Kolkata.

And yesterday Uefa and the Football Association announced the venues for the 2018 Euros, to be held in England.

Rotherham, Burton, Chesterfield, Walsall, Loughborough University and the National Football Centre at St George’s Park have all been selected to host matches in the annual tournament.

Chesterfield will host the opening game on May 4 and Rotherham will stage the final on May 20.

England, who won the European under-17 title in 2010 and 2014 and finished runners-up to Spain in 2017, qualify automatically for the tournament as hosts.




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