2017 Season

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325dJayaditya Gupta in Kolkata

When the football took over

Sights and sounds from a surreal, stunning evening of football in Kolkata.

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325dPA Sport

England beat Spain to win U17 World Cup

A Phil Foden winner in the second half helped complete a spectacular comeback as England beat Spain 4-2 in the Under-17 World Cup final.

Gupta: England have been the surprise package (2:48)
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326dJayaditya Gupta in Kolkata

World's best teens ready for final exam

The beauty of the U-17 WC is that for these players, among them the world's best teenage footballers, this is the first day of the rest of their lives

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326dAdriana Garcia

England U17s better since Euro final - Torres

Ferran Torres says both Spain and Saturday's U17 World Cup final opponents England are better than when they met in May's European Championship final.

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326dArjun Namboothiri in Kolkata

Forwards in focus as England, Spain vie for maiden WC

England have flexed their attacking muscle, while Spain have showed off their tactical supremacy. The 2017 U-17 World Cup final is too close to call.

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327dArjun Namboothiri in Kolkata

Can England learn from Euro final heartache?

After Spain won the Euro U-17 final vs England in May, the two teams will clash again in the U-17 World Cup final. Here's what that match tells us.

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328dJonathan Selvaraj

Spain's planning overshadowed by goal controversy

Spain's plan to dominate possession did not work against Mali, so they had to come up with a new way to win, writes Jonathan Selvaraj.

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328dJonathan Selvaraj in Navi Mumbai

The Mali goal that wasn't

37,847 pairs of eyes in Mumbai saw Cheick Oumar Doucoure score arguably the 'goal' of the U-17 World Cup. The pair that mattered, though, did not.

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329dJonathan Selvaraj in Navi Mumbai

Mali look to continue winning against the odds

Mali have taken playing at venues with sparse attendances and on rain-soaked pitches in their stride, spurred by the chance to win the U-17 World Cup.

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331dAssociated Press

U17: Brazil stun Germany late; Spain cruise

Brazil scored twice in a six-minute span in the second half to beat Germany 2-1 Sunday in the quarterfinals of the Under-17 World Cup in India.

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332dAnuj Vignesh in Kochi

Iran ready for 'Mission Impossible' against Spain

Iran start as underdogs against Spain, but coach Abbas Chamanian believes it will be an equally tough match for the European champions.

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336dSharda Ugra in Guwahati

Ice-cold Abel Ruiz breaks French hearts

Seventeen-year-old Abel Ruiz of Spain can't remember the first time he took a penalty. He certainly won't be forgetting the latest he took one.

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337dSharda Ugra in Guwahati

French renaissance ready to confront Spain

France coach Lionel Rouxel said Spain are 'the best team in Europe' and refused to call their quarterfinal clash a 'revenge match'.

2017 WC U17 Table

GROUP AGPWDLGDP
Ghana U173201+46
Colombia U173201+26
United States U173201+26
India U173003-80
GROUP BGPWDLGDP
Paraguay U173300+59
Mali U173201+46
New Zealand U173012-41
Turkey U173012-51
GROUP CGPWDLGDP
Iran U173300+99
Germany U173201-16
Guinea U173012-41
Costa Rica U173012-41
GROUP DGPWDLGDP
Brazil U173300+59
Spain U173201+56
Niger U173102-53
North Korea U173003-50
GROUP EGPWDLGDP
France U173300+119
Japan U173111+44
Honduras U173102-43
New Caledonia U173012-111
GROUP FGPWDLGDP
England U173300+99
Iraq U173111-14
Mexico U173021-12
Chile U173012-71

RankingsFIFA Under-17 World Cup

Goal Difference75th
Goals Scored172nd
Assists11Tied-3rd
Goals Conceded10Tied-19th