International Football

Heroes of the Week: England's Triumphant Under-17 Team, European Champions

Will TideySenior Manager, GlobalMay 22, 2014

The future of English football appears to be in better shape than some thoughtjudging from the success of the England under-17 team at the European Championships, at least.

England beat the Netherlands on penalties—yes, a penalty shootout success for England—to win the final on Thursday.

Might we see some of these young faces in the England squad for the 2018 World Cup? Let's hope so. 

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