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368dESPN staff

FIFA drops England U17 racist abuse probe

A racism investigation involving a Spain player allegedly abusing an England player at the Under-17 World Cup final has been closed by FIFA.

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423dAssociated Press

FIFA could merge U17, U20 World Cups

England might be the first and last team to be holders of the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups, as FIFA look to potentially merge the two tournaments.

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534dDebayan Sen and Jonathan Selvaraj

To grow football, play more football

India needs more leagues, more games, more coaches too for the sport to improve, say experts.

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539dESPN staff

Conte: England team has very bright future

England U17s were crowned world champions after coming back from 2-0 down to beat Spain 5-2 in Kolkata on Saturday.

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540dNick Ames

England's incredible year at youth level

England's youth teams have won trophies galore this year. Nick Ames looks back across an astonishing spell for the Young Lions.

Gupta: By far the best World Cup final I've ever seen (2:55)
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540dArjun Namboothiri in Kolkata

'Not just Foden, all the boys have got a medal'

Though Phil Foden was the undoubted star, England coach Steve Cooper also gave credit to the work done at the youth level for the World Cup success.

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540dJayaditya Gupta in Kolkata

When the football took over

Sights and sounds from a surreal, stunning evening of football in Kolkata.

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541dDan Kilpatrick

Meet England's U17 World Cup winners

Who are England's newest heroes, who defeated Spain 5-2 in the final of the Under-17 World Cup on Saturday? ESPN FC profiles the Young Lions.

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541dPA Sport

England beat Spain to win U17 World Cup

A Phil Foden winner in the second half helped complete a spectacular comeback as England beat Spain 4-2 in the Under-17 World Cup final.

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541dDebayan Sen

Brazil seal third spot over Mali

Brazil did not impress but a soft goal let in by the Malian goalkeeper tilted the game in their favour, in Kolkata on Saturday.

Gupta: England have been the surprise package (2:48)
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542dDebayan Sen

FIFA: Larger Club WC could replace Confed

A revised FIFA calendar with a modification to existing international competitions could be in the works after 2020, president Gianni Infantino says.

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542dDebayan Sen in Kolkata

Brazil, Mali look to savour last dance in India

It may not be the exact match they were hoping to play in Kolkata, but both Brazil and Mali are eager to finish their Under-17 WC campaign on a high.

WC U17 Ladder

GROUP AGPWDLGDP
Ghana U173201+46
Colombia U173201+26
United States U173201+26
India U173003-80
GROUP BGPWDLGDP
Paraguay U173300+59
Mali U173201+46
New Zealand U173012-41
Turkey U173012-51
GROUP CGPWDLGDP
Iran U173300+99
Germany U173201-16
Guinea U173012-41
Costa Rica U173012-41
GROUP DGPWDLGDP
Brazil U173300+59
Spain U173201+56
Niger U173102-53
North Korea U173003-50
GROUP EGPWDLGDP
France U173300+119
Japan U173111+44
Honduras U173102-43
New Caledonia U173012-111
GROUP FGPWDLGDP
England U173300+99
Iraq U173111-14
Mexico U173021-12
Chile U173012-71