Aidy Boothroyd’s Young Lions take on France, Romania and Croatia in the tournament in Italy
England’s Young Lions will be in European Under-21 Championship action this summer as they strive for glory in Italy.
Aidy Boothroyd’s side are set to take on Europe’s best again after just missing out on the final in 2017.
England lost on penalties to Germany who they then went on to win the title in the last tournament.
The up and coming stars of English football will now be looking to reach the final in Udinese’s home, the Stadio Friuli on June 30.
Here’s a full rundown of all the fixtures for the 2019 European Under-21 Championship.
Sunday 16 June
Group A: Poland v Belgium (Reggio Emilia, 18:30)
Group A: Italy v Spain (Bologna, 21:00)
Monday 17 June
Group B: Serbia v Austria (Trieste, 18:30)
Group B: Germany v Denmark (Udine, 21:00)
Tuesday 18 June
Group C: Romania v Croatia (San Marino, 18:30)
Group C: England v France (Cesena, 21:00)
Wednesday 19 June
Group A: Spain v Belgium (Reggio Emilia, 18:30)
Group A: Italy v Poland (Bologna, 21:00)
Thursday 20 June
Group B: Denmark v Austria (Udine, 18:30)
Group B: Germany v Serbia (Trieste, 21:00)
Friday 21 June
Group C: England v Romania (Cesena, 18:30)
Group C: France v Croatia (San Marino, 21:00)
Saturday 22 June
Group A: Belgium v Italy (Reggio Emilia, 21:00)
Group A: Spain v Poland (Bologna, 21:00)
Sunday 23 June
Group B: Austria v Germany (Udine, 21:00)
Group B: Denmark v Serbia (Trieste, 21:00)
Monday 24 June
Group C: Croatia v England (San Marino, 21:00)
Group C: France v Romania (Cesena, 21:00)
Group winners and best runner-up qualify for the semi-finals
Possible Olympic play-off*
Second best runner-up v third best runner-up (Cesena)
*Will be played on 28 June if England (ineligible for the Olympic men’s football tournament) qualify for the semi-finals, which will otherwise provide the four European contenders in Japan in 2020.
Thursday 27 June
1 Winner Group A v runner-up Group B/C or winner Group C (Bologna, 18:00)
2 Winner Group B v runner-up Group A or winner Group C (Reggio Emilia, 21:00)
Sunday 30 June
Winner semi-final 1 v winner semi-final 2 (Udine, 20:45)