1996 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1996 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host countries France
Luxembourg
Dates 23 July - 30 July
Teams 8
Final positions
Champions  France (3rd title)
Runners-up  Spain
Third place  England
Fourth place  Belgium
Greece 1995
Iceland 1997

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1996 Final Tournament was held in France and Luxembourg. It also served as the European qualification for the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Teams[edit]

The following teams qualified for the tournament:

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
 Belgium 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
 Hungary 3 1 0 2 5 4 +1 3
 Portugal 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1


23 July France  2–1  Hungary
Portugal  2–2  Belgium
25 July France  1–0  Portugal
Belgium  2–1  Hungary
27 July France  1–1  Belgium
Hungary  3–0  Portugal

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 1 2 0 3 0 +3 5
 England 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
 Republic of Ireland 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
 Italy 3 0 2 1 2 5 –3 2


23 July Spain  0–0  England
Italy  1–1  Republic of Ireland
25 July Italy  1–1  England
Spain  0–0  Republic of Ireland
27 July Spain  3–0  Italy
England  1–0  Republic of Ireland

Third Place Match[edit]

30 July 1996 (1996-07-30)
England  3 – 2
(aet)
 Belgium

Final[edit]

30 July 1996 (1996-07-30)
France  1 – 0  Spain


 1996 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

France
Third title

Qualification to World Youth Championship[edit]

The six best performing teams qualified for the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]