England U17s' Euro Elite Qualifiers on home soil confirmed for March
UEFA European U17 Championship
Elite Qualifying Round
23-28 March 2013
Burton Albion FC & Walsall FC
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Call 01283 565938 for tickets at Burton
Call 01922 651416 for tickets at Walsall
England U17s will have home advantage in March as they bid for a place in May's European Championship Finals.
squad face opposition from Portugal, Russia and Slovenia over three games, with only the nation who finishes top of the group progressing to the Finals in Slovakia.
And with the squad based at St. George's Park
over the course of the five days, they will play their games at Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium and Walsall's Banks's Stadium.
The first match will be in Walsall against Portugal on Saturday 23 March, before heading back to Burton to face Russia in their second fixture two days later.
England will round-off their games with Slovenia in opposition at the Pirelli Stadium on Thursday 28 March.
Peacock will be hoping to take the Young Lions into the last eight again, after missing out on a place in the Finals last year. In 2011, the U17s reached the semi-final of the Euros
before heading to the FIFA U17 World Cup in Mexico, where they reached the quarter final
Meanwhile, England will face three warm-up games for the Elite Round in February when they travel to Portugal for the annual Algarve Tournament.
In opposition between 8 and 12 February will be Germany, Netherlands and hosts Portugal, in what will be an early dress rehearsal for the qualifiers.
Tickets for the games against Russia and Slovenia can be purchased by calling the Burton Albion ticket office on 01283 565938, and for the Portugal game at Walsall call 01922 651 416 or click here to buy online