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2001 UEFA European Under-16 Championship

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 the name as 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.

2001 UEFA Under-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryEngland
Dates22 April – 06 May
Teams16 (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 played32
Goals scored90 (2.81 per match)
Top scorer(s)Spain Fernando Torres (7 goals)
Best player(s)Spain Fernando Torres
2000
2002

Match officialsEdit

[1]

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

SquadsEdit

QualifyingEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Romania  0–3  Spain
Report Melli   27'
Gavilán   33'
Torres   59'
New Ferens Park, Durham
Referee: Dimitar Dimitrov (Bulgaria)
Germany  1–2  Belgium
Trochowski   90' Report Coveliers   ?'
Vandendriessche   79'
New Ferens Park, Durham

Romania  2–8  Germany
Velcovici   ?'
Oprea   ?' (pen.)
Report Odonkor   ?'
Trochowski   ?'
Kılıçaslan   ?'?'?'
Petereit   ?'
Ochs   ?'
Madejski   ?'
Spain  5–0  Belgium
Flaño   2'
Torres   10'38'
Gavilán   50'
Bauzà   62'
Report
New Ferens Park, Durham

Belgium  2–0  Romania
Goessens   33'
Vandendriessche   54'
Report
Billington, Billingham
Spain  0–2  Germany
Report Trochowski   15'
Di Gregorio   58'
New Ferens Park, Durham
Attendance: 200[2]
Referee: Athanasios Briakos (Greece)[2]

Group BEdit

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
Netherlands  0–1  Turkey
Report Dündar   57'
Poland  0–0  Russia
Report
Attendance: 1,125
Referee: Athanasios Briakos (Greece)[3]

Netherlands  2–0  Poland
De Haan   ?'?' Report
Turkey  0–1  Russia
Report Gerk   36'
Attendance: 746[4]

Russia  0–0  Netherlands
Report
Turkey  2–1  Poland
Sezgin   37'
Sabri   43'
Report Wasicki   68'

Group CEdit

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
Switzerland   2–1  Hungary
Tsimba   49'56' Report Kanta   27' (pen.)
England  1–3  Italy
Welsh   22' Report Facchinetti   60'
Pazzini   64'?'

England  2–0   Switzerland
E. Johnson   56'
Schumacher   79'
Report
Attendance: 2,651
Referee: Dimitar Dimitrov (Bulgaria)
Italy  3–4  Hungary
Lodi   30'?'
Pazzini   ?'
Report Kanta   20'?'
Müller   ?'
Horváth   76'

Hungary  0–1  England
Report G. Johnson   ?'
Italy  1–1   Switzerland
Lodi   22' Report Gasche   43'
Attendance: 750[7]
Referee: Siniša Zrnić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)[7]

Group DEdit

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
France  3–0  Scotland
Sinama Pongolle   14'54'
Le Tallec   75'
Report
Croatia  2–0  Finland
Kranjčar   45'67' Report

France  3–0  Croatia
Sinama Pongolle   37'55'64' (pen.) Report
Scotland  3–1  Finland
Weir   31'
McLaughlin   54' (pen.)
Beattie   57'
Peltonen   76'

Finland  0–5  France
Report Le Tallec   ?'?'
Sofiane   ?'
Grax   ?'?'
Scotland  0–1  Croatia
Report Grivičić   40'
Sandy Lane, Worksop
Attendance: 150[8]
Referee: Dimitar Dimitrov (Bulgaria)[8]

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
29 April – Sunderland
 
 
  Spain (p)1 (4)
 
3 May – Middlesbrough
 
  Italy1 (3)
 
  Spain3
 
30 April – Scunthorpe
 
  Croatia0
 
  Turkey0
 
6 May – Sunderland
 
  Croatia2
 
  France0
 
29 April – Middlesbrough
 
  Spain1
 
  England (p)1 (5)
 
3 May – Newcastle
 
  Germany1 (3)
 
  England0
 
30 April – York
 
  France4 Third place
 
  France2
 
6 May – Durham
 
  Russia0
 
  Croatia4
 
 
  England1
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Spain  1–1  Italy
Torres   26' (pen.) Report Belotti   46'
Penalties
Senel  
Carlos  
Melli  
Torres  
4–3   Belotti
  Aquilani
  Mantovani
  De Crescenzo
  Lodi

England  1–1  Germany
Samba   66' Report Laas   68'
Penalties
Schumacher  
Welsh  
Westcarr  
Bowditch  
Hoyte  
5–3  
 
 
  Berkigt

Turkey  0–2  Croatia
Report Prijić   43'
Čale   66'

France  2–0  Russia
Meghni   23'57' Report

Semi-finalsEdit

Spain  3–0  Croatia
Torres   47'70'
Senel   53'
Report

England  0–4  France
Report Le Tallec   2'77'
Sinama Pongolle   4'72'
Attendance: 30,160

Third place play-offEdit

Croatia  4–1  England
Ružak   7'
Papa   17'
Grgurović   70'
Grivičić   77'
Report G. Johnson   57'
New Ferens Park, Durham
Attendance: 400[16]

FinalEdit

France  0–1  Spain
Report Torres   76' (pen.)
Attendance: 31,100
Referee: Andy D'Urso (England)

StatisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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