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England thrash Spain 5-2 to win 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup

England thrash Spain 5-2 to win 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup

The spectacle was taking place in front of a capacity crowd of 66684 at the Salt Lake Stadium.

Oct 28, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil vs Mail, England vs Spain — As it happened...

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil vs Mail, England vs Spain — As it happened...

Also, it's a sweet revenge for England. They lost to Spain in the U-17 European Championship, earlier this year.

Oct 28, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar likely to attend final

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar likely to attend final

England thrashed three-time champions Brazil 3-1 in Kolkata, while Spain defeated Mali by an identical margin in Mumbai for a European final.

Oct 25, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Rhian Brewster rocks Brazil 3-1, helps England book maiden final

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Rhian Brewster rocks Brazil 3-1, helps England book maiden final

England had five shot on target while Brazil had nine but the South American champions were uncharacteristically wayward and showed shyness before the goal at the Salt Lake Stadium.

Oct 25, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: FIFA website glitches leave fans ticket-less for Brazil vs England semifinal in Kolkata

FIFA U-17 World Cup: FIFA website glitches leave fans ticket-less for Brazil vs England semifinal in Kolkata

Technical flaws on the official FIFA website and long online queues kept football fans in Kolkata without tickets for the Under-17 World Cup semifinal between Brazil and England, according to a report in The Indian Expres.

Oct 25, 2017, 08:55 AM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Battle of favourites as Brazil and England meet in relocated semifinal

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Battle of favourites as Brazil and England meet in relocated semifinal

Odds-on favourites Brazil and England will look to brush aside last-minute logistical alterations and outsmart one another in a crunch semi-final clash here at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Wednesday.

Oct 24, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Star-studded England face Chile in opening game

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Star-studded England face Chile in opening game

The Group F is a tough group with all the four teams, including two-time champions Mexico and Iraq, who open later in the evening, having the potential to make it to the last 16 round.

Oct 07, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Know Team India and five key players

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Know Team India and five key players

The Indian Colts, also known as the Blue Cubs, have played the AFC U-16 Championships seven times - with their best show coming in the 2002 edition where they were defeated by the Republic of Korea in the quarterfinal.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Infrastructure will be U-17 World Cup's biggest legacy: Javier Ceppi

Infrastructure will be U-17 World Cup's biggest legacy: Javier Ceppi

Besides infrastructure, which has come a long way, Ceppi said millions of Indians taking to the sport will be another legacy of the tournament.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Moonwalk: 'Dangerous' Jeakson Singh ready to rock at U-17 World Cup

Moonwalk: 'Dangerous' Jeakson Singh ready to rock at U-17 World Cup

Jeakson, a defensive midfielder in the 21-member Indian team, hails from Haokha Mamang village in Manipur's Thoubal district. His father Konthoujam Deben Singh suffered a stroke in 2015 and had to leave his job with the Manipur police.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: All you need to know about the six venues

FIFA U-17 World Cup: All you need to know about the six venues

While India will play their Group A fixtures at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the national capital here, five other stadiums in Kolkata, Mumbai, Goa, Kochi and Guwahati will play host during the tournament.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Salt Lake Stadium, venue for U-17 WC final, handed over to LOC

Salt Lake Stadium, venue for U-17 WC final, handed over to LOC

Giving it a 10/10 rating, LOC tournament director Javier Ceppi said the revamped stadium is at par with any world-class venue that has hosted a FIFA World Cup final.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium to host tournament final; semifinals in Guwahati, Navi Mumbai

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium to host tournament final; semifinals in Guwahati, Navi Mumbai

The 85,000 capacity Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, which was refurbished by spending crores of rupees for the October 6-28 tournament, will also host the third place play-off match, one match each of round of 16 and quarterfinals, besides six Group F matches.

Mar 27, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: FIFA confirms Delhi will host U-17 Cup matches despite post-Diwali pollution

FIFA U-17 World Cup: FIFA confirms Delhi will host U-17 Cup matches despite post-Diwali pollution

Diwali will be celebrated on October 19 when the tournament moves to its advanced rounds.

Feb 23, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Kolkata ratified as venue; showpiece event to take place from October 6 2017

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Kolkata ratified as venue; showpiece event to take place from October 6 2017

The dates of the showpiece event were also announced, which is from October 6 to 28. The draw is on July 7, 2017.

Oct 25, 2016, 14:29 PM IST
After ISL frenzy, I-League starts Saturday with limited fanfare

After ISL frenzy, I-League starts Saturday with limited fanfare

The national league has been reduced to a nine-team affair after the withdrawal of Royal Wahingdoh, Pune FC and Bharat FC teams.

Jan 08, 2016, 20:28 PM IST
Mega Mohun Bagan-East Bengal I-League second derby venue still uncertain

Mega Mohun Bagan-East Bengal I-League second derby venue still uncertain

Renovation will take place in the stadium scheduled to host the U-17 World Cup.

Jan 07, 2016, 13:16 PM IST
I-League: Defending champs Mohun Bagan start campaign against Aizawl FC on January 9

I-League: Defending champs Mohun Bagan start campaign against Aizawl FC on January 9

Aizawl FC were promoted to the top division after winning the second division league last season.
 

Dec 17, 2015, 15:03 PM IST
ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Pune City – Players to watch out for

ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Pune City – Players to watch out for

Hume and Lyngdoh are expected to make the difference for their respective sides.

Nov 27, 2015, 15:13 PM IST
ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata vs Pune City - Preview

ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata vs Pune City - Preview

Leaders Atletico de Kolkata face fifth-placed FC Pune City in an ISL encounter at Salt Lake Stadium here on Friday.

Nov 26, 2015, 17:43 PM IST