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Fifa U 17 Wc Kolkata News
A look at how the British newspapers and websites covered the journey of the England U-17 football team as they strode to the World Cup title.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Phil Foden, Dheeraj Singh and other standout players as picked by Firstpost writers
After a pulsating World Cup drew to a close after 22 days of action, Firstpost asked it writers to pick a standout player of 2017 edition. Here's who they picked:
After a pulsating World Cup drew to a close after 22 days of action, Firstpost asked it writers to name their most memorable moment of the 2017 edition. Here's what they picked:
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Kolkata accounted for over 45 percent of total attendance, claims Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata was way ahead of second-placed New Delhi (19.78%) in the total attendance share of 13,47,000 attendance across all matches in all six venues across the country, Mamata said in a post on her official Facebook page.
For most footballing heavyweights like England, Brazil and Germany, the U-17 World Cup is just a platform to help expose their players to unfamiliar conditions and quality opposition at this level. Not winning the U1-7 World Cup is hardly a disaster.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: The most-attended, highest-scoring edition of tournament explained in charts
Here’s a look at all the numbers that matter after the 2017 U-17 World Cup drew to a close with England clinching the title by beating continental rivals Spain in the final.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Spain coach Santiago Denia 'proud' of players despite loss to England in final
England produced a come-from-behind performance to crush Spain on Saturday and lift the FIFA U-17 World Cup title.
England rode on Phil Foden's brace to thrash European rivals Spain 5-2 in the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 and clinch their first title.
The silverware will grant England belief that the country can turn the tide in senior international football. The change has begun. After all those years of despair, hope shines brightly over English football.
if England can further hone the skills of these talented footballers and keep their self-belief intact, the future has to be bright for the Three Lions.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England ride on Phil Foden's brace to thrash European champions Spain in final
The 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World in India turned out to be a milestone event as it became the most attended and the highest scoring tournament ever.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Brazil played their worst game in two and half years, says coach after win
Brazil coach Carlos Amadeu on Saturday said they experienced their worst game in two and half years, after an unconvincing 2-0 win over Mali to finish third in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Kolkata.
A goalkeeping howler and Yuri Alberto's opportunistic late strike were enough for Brazil to beat Mali 2-0 in an uninspiring match and finish third in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Kolkata on Saturday.
Catch all the live coverage of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 final match between England and Spain.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 final: When and where to watch England vs Spain, coverage on TV and live streaming
Here's all you need to know about catching Saturday's action live of the FIFA U-17 World Cup live.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 star Phil Foden could be handed Manchester City debut soon by Pep Guardiola
The 17-year-old Foden has been outstanding at the tournament in India, helping his country reach the final, where they were scheduled to play Spain on Saturday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 final: Artistic England, Spain need substance, not just style, to lift the trophy
England and Spain have been proponents of footballing art at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, and it's fitting that they are part of the competition's biggest showpiece -- the final.
Abel Ruiz spearheads Spain's attacking quartet and is one of the side's players to watch out for in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 final against England in Kolkata.
India must put football on top priority and be an example in future, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino
"A big country like India is a continent on its own with one sixth of the world population," Infantino said
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Brazil, Mali coaches stress on 'more balanced competition' like European leagues
Brazil coach Amadeu, however, said it's an honour to be among the top four teams among the 24 qualified for the FIFA U-17 World Cup.