2001 UEFA European Under-16 Championship

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2001 UEFA Under-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host country England
Dates 22 April – 6 May
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 16 (in 18 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Spain (6th title)
Runners-up  France
Third place  Croatia
Fourth place  England
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 90 (2.81 per match)
Top scorer(s) Spain Fernando Torres (7 goals)
Best player Spain Fernando Torres
2000
2002

The 2001 UEFA European Under-16 Championship was the 19th edition of UEFA's European Under-16 Football Championship. It was the last under-16 championship, before changing age regulations to play under-17 championships. England hosted the championship, during 22 April – 6 May. 16 teams entered the competition, and Spain defeated France in the final to win the competition for the sixth time.

Match officials[edit]

[1]

Country Referee Assistant referees Fourth officials Matches refereed
Belarus Belarus None Vyacheslav Bykov None
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Siniša Zrnić None None Italy–Switzerland (Group C)
Bulgaria Bulgaria Dimitar Dimitrov None None Romania–Spain (Group A)
England–Switzerland (Group C)
Scotland–Croatia (Group D)
Croatia Croatia None Tomislav Petrović None
Czech Republic Czech Republic None Miroslav Zlámal None
England England Andy D'Urso David Babski
Carl Bassingdale
Glenn Turner
Richard Beeby
Mark Clattenburg
Keith Hill
France–Croatia (Group D)
Spain–Italy (Quarter-final)
France–Spain (Final)
Greece Greece Athanasios Briakos None None Spain–Germany (Group A)
Poland–Russia (Group B)
Hungary Hungary None Robert Kispál None
Iceland Iceland Kristinn Jakobsson None None Croatia–Finland (Group D)
England–Germany (Quarter-final)
Israel Israel Alon Yefet None None Turkey–Russia (Group B)
France–Scotland (Group D)
Turkey–Croatia (Quarter-final)
Spain–Croatia (Semi-final)
Norway Norway None Steinar Holvik None
Poland Poland Grzegorz Gilewski None None Spain–Belgium (Group A)
Switzerland–Hungary (Group C)
England–France (Semi-final)
Portugal Portugal None Paulo Ribeiro None
Romania Romania Alexandru Tudor None None Not known
Seychelles Seychelles Eddy Maillet None None France–Russia (Quarter-final)
South Africa South Africa None Lazarus Matela None
Sweden Sweden Martin Hansson None None Russia–Netherlands (Group B)
Scotland–Finland (Group D)
Croatia–England (Third place play-off)
Switzerland Switzerland None Francesco Buragina None
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia None Vitomir Simović None

Squads[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

22 April 2001 (2001-04-22)
15:00
Romania  0–3  Spain
Report Melli Goal 27'
Gavilán Goal 33'
Torres Goal 59'
New Ferens Park, Durham
Referee: Dimitar Dimitrov (Bulgaria)

22 April 2001 (2001-04-22)
18:30
Germany  1–2  Belgium
Trochowski Goal 90' Report Coveliers Goal ?'
Vandendriessche Goal 79'
New Ferens Park, Durham

24 April 2001 (2001-04-24)
18:30
Romania  2–8  Germany
Velcovici Goal ?'
Oprea Goal ?' (pen.)
Report Odonkor Goal ?'
Trochowski Goal ?'
Kılıçaslan Goal ?'?'?'
Petereit Goal ?'
Ochs Goal ?'
Madejski Goal ?'

24 April 2001 (2001-04-24)
18:30
Spain  5–0  Belgium
Flaño Goal 2'
Torres Goal 10'38'
Gavilán Goal 50'
Bauzà Goal 62'
Report
New Ferens Park, Durham
Referee: Grzegorz Gilewski (Poland)

26 April 2001 (2001-04-26)
18:30
Belgium  2–0  Romania
Goessens Goal 33'
Vandendriessche Goal 54'
Report
Billington, Billingham

26 April 2001 (2001-04-26)
18:30
Spain  0–2  Germany
Report Trochowski Goal 15'
Di Gregorio Goal 58'
New Ferens Park, Durham
Attendance: 200[2]
Referee: Athanasios Briakos (Greece)[2]

Group B[edit]

Teams GP W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Turkey 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 6
 Russia 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 5
 Netherlands 3 1 1 1 2 1 +1 4
 Poland 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1
23 April 2001 (2001-04-23)
18:30
Netherlands  0–1  Turkey
Report Dündar Goal 57'

23 April 2001 (2001-04-23)
18:30
Poland  0–0  Russia
Report
Boothferry Park, Hull
Attendance: 1,125
Referee: Athanasios Briakos (Greece)[3]

25 April 2001 (2001-04-25)
18:30
Netherlands  2–0  Poland
De Haan Goal ?'?' Report

25 April 2001 (2001-04-25)
18:30
Turkey  0–1  Russia
Report Gerk Goal 36'
Boothferry Park, Hull
Attendance: 746[4]
Referee: Alon Yefet (Israel)[4]

27 April 2001 (2001-04-27)
18:30
Russia  0–0  Netherlands
Report
Bootham Crescent, York
Attendance: 689[5]
Referee: Martin Hansson (Sweden)[5]

27 April 2001 (2001-04-27)
18:30
Turkey  2–1  Poland
Sezgin Goal 37'
Sabri Goal 43'
Report Wasicki Goal 68'

Group C[edit]

Teams GP W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
 Italy 3 1 1 1 7 6 +1 4
 Switzerland 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
 Hungary 3 1 0 2 5 6 –1 3
22 April 2001 (2001-04-22)
15:00
Switzerland  2–1  Hungary
Tsimba Goal 49'56' Report Kanta Goal 27' (pen.)
The Shay, Halifax
Attendance: 150[6]
Referee: Grzegorz Gilewski (Poland)[6]

22 April 2001 (2001-04-22)
16:00
England  1–3  Italy
Welsh Goal 22' Report Facchinetti Goal 60'
Pazzini Goal 64'?'

24 April 2001 (2001-04-24)
18:30
England  2–0  Switzerland
E. Johnson Goal 56'
Schumacher Goal 79'
Report
Alfred McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield
Attendance: 2,651
Referee: Dimitar Dimitrov (Bulgaria)

24 April 2001 (2001-04-24)
18:30
Italy  3–4  Hungary
Lodi Goal 30'?'
Pazzini Goal ?'
Report Kanta Goal 20'?'
Müller Goal ?'
Horváth Goal 76'

26 April 2001 (2001-04-26)
18:30
Hungary  0–1  England
Report G. Johnson Goal ?'

26 April 2001 (2001-04-26)
18:30
Italy  1–1  Switzerland
Lodi Goal 22' Report Gasche Goal 43'
South Leeds Stadium, Leeds
Attendance: 750[7]
Referee: Siniša Zrnić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)[7]

Group D[edit]

Teams GP W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 3 0 0 11 0 +11 9
 Croatia 3 2 0 1 3 3 0 6
 Scotland 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 3
 Finland 3 0 0 3 1 10 –9 0
23 April 2001 (2001-04-23)
18:30
France  3–0  Scotland
Sinama Pongolle Goal 14'54'
Le Tallec Goal 75'
Report
Oakwell Stadium, Barnsley
Attendance: 703[8]
Referee: Alon Yefet (Israel)[8]

23 April 2001 (2001-04-23)
18:30
Croatia  2–0  Finland
Kranjčar Goal 45'67' Report

25 April 2001 (2001-04-25)
18:30
France  3–0  Croatia
Sinama Pongolle Goal 37'55'64' (pen.) Report

25 April 2001 (2001-04-25)
18:30
Scotland  3–1  Finland
Weir Goal 31'
McLaughlin Goal 54' (pen.)
Beattie Goal 57'
Peltonen Goal 76'

27 April 2001 (2001-04-27)
18:30
Finland  0–5  France
Report Le Tallec Goal ?'?'
Sofiane Goal ?'
Grax Goal ?'?'

27 April 2001 (2001-04-27)
18:30
Scotland  0–1  Croatia
Report Grivičić Goal 40'
Sandy Lane, Worksop
Attendance: 150[8]
Referee: Dimitar Dimitrov (Bulgaria)[8]

Knockout stage[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
29 April – Sunderland        
  Spain (p)  1 (4)
3 May – Middlesbrough
  Italy  1 (3)  
  Spain  3
30 April – Scunthorpe
    Croatia  0  
  Turkey  0
6 May – Sunderland
  Croatia  2  
  France  0
29 April – Middlesbrough
    Spain  1
  England (p)  1 (5)
3 May – Newcastle
  Germany  1 (3)  
  England  0 Third place
30 April – York
    France  4  
  France  2   Croatia  4
  Russia  0     England  1
6 May – Durham

Quarter-finals[edit]

29 April 2001 (2001-04-29)
15:00
Spain  1–1  Italy
Torres Goal 26' (pen.) Report Belotti Goal 46'
  Penalties  
Senel Penalty scored
Carlos Penalty scored
Melli Penalty scored
Torres Penalty scored
4–3 Penalty missed Belotti
Penalty scored Aquilani
Penalty scored Mantovani
Penalty scored De Crescenzo
Penalty missed Lodi

29 April 2001 (2001-04-29)
15:00
England  1–1  Germany
Samba Goal 66' Report Laas Goal 68'
  Penalties  
Schumacher Penalty scored
Welsh Penalty scored
Westcarr Penalty scored
Bowditch Penalty scored
Hoyte Penalty scored
5–3 Penalty scored
Penalty scored
Penalty scored
Penalty missed Berkigt

30 April 2001 (2001-04-30)
18:30
Turkey  0–2  Croatia
Report Prijić Goal 43'
Čale Goal 66'
Glanford Park, Scunthorpe
Attendance: 1,679[13]
Referee: Alon Yefet (Israel)[13]

30 April 2001 (2001-04-30)
18:30
France  2–0  Russia
Meghni Goal 23'57' Report

Semi-finals[edit]

3 May 2001 (2001-05-03)
18:30
Spain  3–0  Croatia
Torres Goal 47'70'
Senel Goal 53'
Report

3 May 2001 (2001-05-03)
18:30
England  0–4  France
Report Le Tallec Goal 2'77'
Sinama Pongolle Goal 4'72'
St James' Park, Newcastle
Attendance: 30,160
Referee: Grzegorz Gilewski (Poland)

Third place play-off[edit]

6 May 2001 (2001-05-06)
12:00
Croatia  4–1  England
Ružak Goal 7'
Papa Goal 17'
Grgurović Goal 70'
Grivičić Goal 77'
Report G. Johnson Goal 57'
New Ferens Park, Durham
Attendance: 400[16]
Referee: Martin Hansson (Sweden)[16]

Final[edit]

6 May 2001 (2001-05-06)
15:00
France  0–1  Spain
Report Torres Goal 76' (pen.)
Stadium of Light, Sunderland
Attendance: 31,100
Referee: Andy D'Urso (England)

Statistics[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

[17]

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

References[edit]

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  11. ^ a b "España se clasifica para semifinales, tras los penaltis". Royal Spanish Football Federation (in Spanish). 30 April 2001. Archived from the original on 1 July 2001. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  12. ^ "England-Germany switched to Riverside". UEFA.com (Union of European Football Associations). 27 April 2001. Archived from the original on 3 May 2001. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  13. ^ a b "Turkey 0–2 Croatia". Croatian Football Federation. 30 April 2001. Archived from the original on 22 August 2001. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  14. ^ a b "France 2–0 Russia". Russian Football Union. 30 April 2001. Archived from the original on 27 May 2001. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  15. ^ "Spain 3–0 Croatia". Croatian Football Federation. 3 May 2001. Archived from the original on 22 August 2001. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  16. ^ a b "Croatia 4–1 England". Croatian Football Federation. 6 May 2001. Archived from the original on 22 August 2001. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  17. ^ "Top scorers". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Archived from the original on 22 June 2001. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 

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