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When did the Swedish U21 team come into existence?

When did the Swedish U21 team come into existence?

The Swedish U21 team came into existence, following the realignment of UEFA European Under-23 Championship, which changed to be an Under-21 competition in 1978. Sweden made their first European Under-21 Championship appearance in 1986.

Who is the coach of the Sweden under 21 football team?

The Sweden national under-21 football team is the football team representing Sweden in competitions for under-21 year old players and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association. The team is coached by Roland Nilsson. The Swedish U21 team came into existence, following the realignment…

When did France win the European Under 21 Football Championship?

France has won the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship once in 1988. Notable players on the team that went on to play for the senior national team include Laurent Blanc, Eric Cantona, Franck Sauzée, and Jocelyn Angloma, among others. Blanc was named the tournament’s Golden Player.

When did Sweden qualify for the World Cup?

Sweden successfully entered the UEFA European Championship in 1968, but they finished in the Qualification group 2. Sweden’s only major success in the ’60s was to qualify for the 1970 World Cup, after winning UEFA Group 5 ahead of Norway and France.

Who was the winner of the 2013 European Under 21 Championship?

This bid defeated the other bids from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, England and Wales. Spain defended the title they won two years prior, winning their fourth title after defeating Italy 4–2 in the final.

Why did UEFA move European Under 21 Championship to England?

Another petition organised by Muslim Public Affairs Committee UK demanded that UEFA move the tournament to England after the Daily Mail and The Jewish Chronicle reported that UEFA considered asking the FA to be on standby if the Gaza-Israel conflict continued.