1948 FIFA Youth Tournament Under-18

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1948 FIFA Youth Tournament Under-18
Tournament details
Host country England
Dates 15 April - 17 April
Teams 8
Final positions
Champions  England (1st title)
Runners-up  Netherlands
Third place  Belgium
Fourth place  Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played 11
Goals scored 44 (4 per match)
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Netherlands 1949

The 1948 FIFA Youth Tournament was held in England. It was the first edition of the tournament, that is now the UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

First Round[edit]

15 April 1948 (1948-04-15)
England  4 – 0  Wales
15 April 1948 (1948-04-15)
Belgium  8 – 1  Northern Ireland
15 April 1948 (1948-04-15)
Netherlands  2 – 0  Republic of Ireland
15 April 1948 (1948-04-15)
Italy  2 – 0  Austria

Supplementary Round[edit]

In this round the losing teams from the first round participated.

16 April 1948 (1948-04-16)
Republic of Ireland  1 – 0  Austria
16 April 1948 (1948-04-16)
Northern Ireland  4 – 1  Wales

Semifinals[edit]

16 April 1948 (1948-04-16)
England  3 – 1  Belgium
16 April 1948 (1948-04-16)
Netherlands  2 – 1  Italy

Fifth Place Match[edit]

17 April 1948 (1948-04-17)
Republic of Ireland  3 – 2  Northern Ireland

Tretie miesto zápasu[edit]

17 April 1948 (1948-04-17)
Belgium  3 – 1  Italy

Final[edit]

17 April 1948 (1948-04-17)
England  3 – 2  Netherlands


 1948 FIFA Youth Tournament Under-18 

England
First title

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