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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: How the British media warmed up to the title-winning side
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: How the British media warmed up to the title-winning side

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
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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:

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Jeakson Singh's goal and other top moments as picked by Firstpost writers
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Jeakson Singh's goal and other top moments as picked by Firstpost writers

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 tour diary: Kochi's yellow fever, Mali's patriotic training sessions and other tidbits
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 tour diary: Kochi's yellow fever, Mali's patriotic training sessions and other tidbits

With the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 behind us, here's a look at some of the tidbits from the left flank to the right, and the stands too.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: For England, Brazil and Germany, winning title is not the priority
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: For England, Brazil and Germany, winning title is not the priority

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
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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: England’s youth teams' success typifies a change in mindset and fortunes
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England’s youth teams' success typifies a change in mindset and fortunes

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.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 star Phil Foden could be handed Manchester City debut soon by Pep Guardiola
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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 to see a first-time champion with Spain taking on England in final
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 to see a first-time champion with Spain taking on England in final

This is the first time England will play in the final in their fourth attempt. Spain will also be gunning for their maiden title after finishing runners-up thrice in 1991, 2003 and 2007.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly expected to attend final in Kolkata
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly expected to attend final in Kolkata

As of now, the LOC has confirmed that FIFA president Gianni Infantino, AIFF supremo Praful Patel and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be present for the final in Kolkata.

FIFA U-17 World Cup in India set to go past China 1985 as best-attended edition of showpiece event
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FIFA U-17 World Cup in India set to go past China 1985 as best-attended edition of showpiece event

With the figures in the tournament in India being just 6,000 behind China 1985, the attendance in the final at the Salt Lake Stadium is all set to be a full house of 66,687 with all the tickets sold out well in advance.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Ahead of final, England star Rhian Brewster has already left stamp on tournament
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Ahead of final, England star Rhian Brewster has already left stamp on tournament

Brewster’s gifts have been seen in full glory since the quarters; he has been involved in all of England’s seven goals since, propelling himself and his team to the top of the goalscoring charts.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Over a lakh takers for tickets to relocated Brazil-England semi-final in Kolkata
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Over a lakh takers for tickets to relocated Brazil-England semi-final in Kolkata

There was an online queue of more than a lakh registered within an hour after tickets for the Brazil-England match were thrown open at the official FIFA site.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Experienced Mali brave difficult pitch conditions to get better of Ghana
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Experienced Mali brave difficult pitch conditions to get better of Ghana

Experience became the undoing of Ghana as Mali waddled through difficult conditions to become the first side to register a spot in the final four of the competition.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Iran prove adversity only strengthens their resolve with win over Mexico
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Iran prove adversity only strengthens their resolve with win over Mexico

Iran will face one of the tournament favourites Spain in Kochi in the next round; their toughest test yet.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Spain reach quarters after making France pay price for switching off in dying minutes
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Spain reach quarters after making France pay price for switching off in dying minutes

In retrospect, France's Rouxel will blame himself for shutting up shop in the final few minutes in hope of going through in the penalties rather than going for the kill.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 tour diary: Brazil's celebrations, North Korea's silence and other tidbits from Week 1
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 tour diary: Brazil's celebrations, North Korea's silence and other tidbits from Week 1

With the first week of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 behind us, here's a look at the juiciest tidbits from the left flank to the right, and the stands too.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Germany-made engine will power Turkey's challenge in showpiece event
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Germany-made engine will power Turkey's challenge in showpiece event

For each player with Turkish roots who chooses to play for Germany, there are those like Ahmed Kutucu who pick Turkey instead.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Vinicius Junior to miss tournament after Flamengo 'refuse to release him'
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Vinicius Junior to miss tournament after Flamengo 'refuse to release him'

Vinicius, who Real Madrid purchased in the summer for a whopping €46 million but remains on loan at the Rio de Janeiro-based club, was to join the Brazil team on Saturday in Mumbai.

FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna lead Indian charge at prestigious event
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FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand, P Harikrishna lead Indian charge at prestigious event

As the biggest chess festival of 2017 begins in Tbilisi, here’s a look at the seven Indians, including Anand, and their chances at the 128-player event.