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The UEFA European Under-19 Championship 2006 Final Tournament was held in Poland between 18 July and 29 July 2006. The top three teams in each group qualified for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Players born after 1 January 1987 were allowed to participate in this competition.

2006 UEFA Under-19 Championship
Mistrzostwa Europy U-19 w Piłce Nożnej 2006
Tournament details
Host countryPoland
Dates18 July – 29 July
Teams8
Final positions
Champions Spain (6th title)
Runners-up Scotland
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored63 (4.2 per match)
Top scorer(s)Spain Alberto Bueno
Turkey İlhan Parlak (5 goals)
Best player(s)Spain Alberto Bueno
2005
2007

QualificationsEdit

There were two separate rounds of qualifications held before the Final Tournament.

1. 2006 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification
2. 2006 UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite qualification

TeamsEdit

The following teams had qualified for the tournament:

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Czech Republic 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6
  Austria 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6
  Poland 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
  Belgium 3 1 0 2 6 10 −4 3
Belgium  4–2  Czech Republic
Lamah   12'32' (pen.)
Švec   36' (o.g.)
Mirallas   57'
Report Fenin   14'
Střeštík   84'
Poland  0–1  Austria
Report Hoffer   75'
Attendance: 15,000

Austria  1–3  Czech Republic
Hoffer   76' Report Mareš   34' (pen.)
Janda   37'
Střeštík   49'
Stadion Miejski, Swarzędz
Attendance: 2,800
Poland  4–1  Belgium
Janczyk   10'43'58'
Michalak   89'
Report Lamah   62'
Stadion Amiki, Wronki
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Croatia)

Czech Republic  2–0  Poland
Střeštík   43'
Fenin   82'
Report
Austria  4–1  Belgium
Hoffer   16'54'
Madl   82'
Gramann   86' (pen.)
Report Moia   51'
Stadion Amiki, Wronki

Group BEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Spain 3 2 1 0 10 4 +6 7
  Scotland 3 1 1 1 5 8 −3 4
  Portugal 3 0 3 0 7 7 0 3
  Turkey 3 0 1 2 9 12 −3 1
Spain  5–3  Turkey
Bueno   18'
Mata   32'37'90+2'
Calvo   53'
Report Parlak   27'61'
Erdinç   64'
Scotland  2–2  Portugal
Fletcher   10'
Grant   29'
Report Cameron   72' (o.g.)
Gama   78'
Stadion Miejski, Szamotuły
Attendance: 2,000

Scotland  0–4  Spain
Report Bueno   17'
Piqué   27'51'
Suárez   86'
Stadion Miejski, Pobiedziska
Portugal  4–4  Turkey
Barbosa   7'
Tavares   31'49'
Gama   73' (pen.)
Report Parlak   33'68'90+5'
Erdinç   71'
Stadion Miejski, Szamotuły
Attendance: 2,000

Portugal  1–1  Spain
Gama   21' (pen.) Report Díaz   47'
Stadion Miejski, Pobiedziska
Turkey  2–3  Scotland
Cafercan   68'72' (pen.) Report Parlak   42' (o.g.)
McGlinchey   45+1'
Fletcher   63'
Stadion Miejski, Swarzędz
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Croatia)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
26 July – Grodzisk Wielkopolski
 
 
  Czech Republic0
 
29 July – Poznań
 
  Scotland1
 
  Scotland1
 
26 July – Wronki
 
  Spain2
 
  Spain5
 
 
  Austria0
 

Semi-finalsEdit

Czech Republic  0–1  Scotland
Report Elliot   47'

Spain  5–0  Austria
Jeffrén   34'
García   42'80'
Mata   72'
Bueno   88'
Report
Stadion Amiki, Wronki

FinalEdit

Scotland  1–2  Spain
Dorrans   87' Report Bueno   51'71'
Attendance: 11,000

TeamsEdit

 
SCOTLAND :
GK 1 Andrew McNeil
RB 2 Andrew Cave-Brown
CB 6 Scott Cuthbert (c)
CB 19 Jamie Adams
LB 3 Lee Wallace
RM 7 Simon Ferry
CM 16 Greg Cameron   74'
CM 4 Charles Grant
CM 15 Ryan Conroy   78'
LM 10 Michael McGlinchey
CF 8 Calum Elliot
Substitutes:
GK 12 Scott Fox
DF 18 Mark Reynolds
DF 5 Garry Kenneth
MF 17 Brian Gilmour   78'
FW 14 Graham Dorrans   74'
Manager:
Archie Gemmill & Tommy Wilson
 
SPAIN:
GK 1 Antonio Adán
CB 2 Antonio Barragán
CB 4 Marc Valiente
CB 5 Gerard Piqué
RWB 6 Mario Suárez
CM 7 Toni Calvo   71'
CM 8 Javi García
CM 11 Diego Capel   86'
LWB 12 Roberto Canella
CF 16 Juan Mata
CF 18 Alberto Bueno
Substitutes:
DF 3 José Ángel Crespo
DF 9 César Díaz
MF 10 Esteban Granero   86'
GK 13 Ángel Bernabé
FW 14 Marc Pedraza
FW 15 Jeffrén   71'
FW 17 Gorka Elustondo
Manager:
Ginés Meléndez


 2006 UEFA U-19 European Champions 
 
Spain
Sixth title

GoalscorersEdit

Qualification to U-20 World CupEdit

The six best performing teams qualified for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

External linksEdit