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2018 WU19 EURO: Switzerland

This autumn a record 48 sides begin their bids for a place in Switzerland next summer.
2018 WU19 EURO: Switzerland
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2018 WU19 EURO: Switzerland

This autumn a record 48 sides begin their bids for a place in Switzerland next summer.

Switzerland will host the eight-team 2018 WU19 EURO, becoming the first nation to stage the final tournament more than once – it was the venue for Germany's 2006 triumph.

A record 48 sides (debutants Kosovo among them) begin their bids to join the hosts this autumn in the qualifying round. The top two in every group advance to the elite round, with matches provisionally in spring 2017. Seven teams eventually qualify for the finals.

Final goals: 2005-14

Qualifying round
Group 1 (12–18 September):
Germany, Iceland*, Montenegro, Kosovo

Group 2 (18–24 October): England, Slovenia, Wales, Kazakhstan*

Group 3 (8–14 September): Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Lithuania*

Group 4 (25–31 October): Spain, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Albania*

Group 5 (16–22 October): Norway, Portugal*, Northern Ireland, Cyprus

Group 6 (18–24 October): Netherlands*, Republic of Ireland, Estonia, Latvia

Group 7 (16–22 October): France, Italy, Moldova*, Faroe Islands

Group 8 (17–23 October): Belgium, Austria*, Croatia, FYR Macedonia

Group 9 (18–24 October): Sweden, Czech Republic, Belarus, Bulgaria*

Group 10 (18–24 October): Scotland, Turkey, Hungary*, Armenia

Group 11 (12–18 September): Finland*, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel

Group 12 (12–18 September): Russia, Poland, Greece, Georgia*

*Hosts

Last updated: 13/06/17 12.39CET

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