Euro U21 Championships schedule confirmed

By Simon Griver, December 21, 2012

Uefa this week confirmed the schedule for next year’s under-21 Championships, with hosts Israel kicking off the tournament against Norway in Petah Tikva on June 5.

Israel’s second match takes place against Italy at Bloomfield three days later, when group rivals England play Norway in Netanya.

Israel and England will meet at the newly enlarged Teddy Stadium in the final Group A match of the Euro 2013 under-21 championships on June 11.

Stuart Pearce’s England open their account against Italy at Tel Aviv’s Bloomfield Stadium on June 5.

Spain, Germany, Holland and Russia complete the eight-team event. The semi-finals will be played in Netanya and Petach Tikva on June 15, with the final at Teddy Stadium on June 18.

Last updated: 10:37am, December 24 2012