Under-21: Headlines

Shoot-out delights: the long and the short of it

Thursday 8 February 2018 8.05 CET

Real Madrid last night edged past Krasnodar in the UEFA Youth League with a 3-0 win on penalties, falling just short of the record for lowest scoring shoot-outs. We look at the spot-kick records.

November's U21 EURO qualifying action

Tuesday 14 November 2017 23.35 CET

Spain, Serbia and France maintained their perfect records after the last Under-21 qualifiers of the year, while England, holders Germany and Belgium are also well placed.

UEFA announces global deal with Booking.com

Thursday 19 October 2017 10.00 CET

UEFA and Booking.com have announced a four-year global partnership for all UEFA national team football competitions from 2018 to 2022, including UEFA EURO 2020.

October's U21 qualifying action

Tuesday 10 October 2017 22.35 CET

Greece, Croatia, Spain, Denmark, Serbia and France all hold perfect records after October's qualifiers, with the likes of England and Romania well placed as holders Germany slipped and Gibraltar made history.

September's U21 qualifying action

Wednesday 6 September 2017 10.00 CET

Qualifying for the 2019 Under-21 EURO in Italy and San Marino has begun in earnest with all the contenders now under way. Here is the state of play.

Why Paris made their move for Kylian Mbappé

Thursday 31 August 2017 19.37 CET

With Paris agreeing a loan deal for Monaco forward Kylian Mbappé, UEFA.com runs the rule over the sensational youngster who took Europe by storm last season and now has his first France goal.

2019 U21 EURO qualifying: the road to Italy

Wednesday 30 August 2017 20.22 CET

Qualifying for the 2019 Under-21 EURO in Italy and San Marino is beginning in earnest but actually started before the 2017 finals in Poland were played. Here is the state of play.

Why Roma have signed Czech U21 striker Schick

Tuesday 29 August 2017 17.00 CET

Roma have completed the loan signing of prolific 21-year-old Czech Republic striker Patrik Schick from Sampdoria – just what makes him so special? UEFA.com investigates.

Why Real Madrid have signed Dani Ceballos

Friday 14 July 2017 10.30 CET

Chronic health problems threatened to stall Dani Ceballos's career as a youngster, but, having shone at the U21 EURO, the man compared to Andrés Iniesta has been snapped up by Real Madrid.

Official Under-21 Team of the Tournament

Saturday 1 July 2017 12.40 CET

There are six players from champions Germany in the U21 EURO Team of the Tournament, with runners-up Spain contributing three to the experts' all-star line-up.

The story of the 2017 U21 EURO

Saturday 1 July 2017 10.40 CET

This summer's tournament reached its conclusion last night when Germany tamed Spain in Krakow. We take a photographic look back at every game of the finals.

Where the U21 EURO final was won and lost

Saturday 1 July 2017 10.16 CET

Germany's final win owed plenty to a powerful, aggressive start that knocked Spain out of their stride and provided the platform for a deserved triumph at the Krakow Stadium.

Germany move up all-time U21 honours board

Saturday 1 July 2017 0.42 CET

Germany won their second U21 EURO title on Friday to climb level with England, the Netherlands and the Soviet Union on the all-time honours board. Italy lead the way with five.

Saúl Ñíguez wins U21 EURO adidas Golden Boot

Saturday 1 July 2017 0.00 CET

Spain's Saúl Ñíguez has won the U21 EURO adidas Golden Boot after finishing top scorer at the finals with five goals, three of which came in the semi-final defeat of Italy.

Spain's Dani Ceballos named Player of the Tournament

Saturday 1 July 2017 0.00 CET

Dani Ceballos is the first winner of UEFA's new U21 EURO Player of the Tournament award, the Real Betis midfielder having made a huge contribution to Spain's run to the final.

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