The UEFA European Women’s Under-19 Championship elite round runs from Wednesday with the seven group winners to join hosts Scotland in the finals from 16 to 28 July.
- Matches: 3, 6, 9 April
- Finals draw at 13:00CET on 16 April in Glasgow
Group 1: Germany (hosts), Austria, Czech Republic, Greece
Group 2: Finland, Switzerland, Belgium (hosts), Poland
Group 3: Netherlands (hosts), Iceland, Russia, Bulgaria
Group 4: Spain (holders, hosts), Republic of Ireland, Hungary, Serbia
Group 5: Norway (hosts), Denmark, Ukraine, Northern Ireland
Group 6: England (hosts), Italy, Sweden, Turkey
Group 7: France (hosts), Slovenia, Slovakia, Portugal
The seven group winners qualify to join hosts Scotland in the finals from 16 to 28 July. The draw is in Glasgow at 13:00CET (12:00 local time) on 16 April. The finals will act as UEFA’s qualifier for the 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
- Germany have won a record six titles
- Bulgaria are making their elite round debut and Greece also hope to qualify for their first finals
- Spain are aiming for a third title in a row having reached the last five finals
- Norway and Denmark were last season’s two beaten semi-finalists
- England beat Sweden to win the 2009 final; with Italy there are three former champions in Group 6