Young Lions heading to Chesterfield

England MU19s will continue their quest for further European glory on home soil in March 2023, with the Young Lions vsiting Chesterfield.

The Young Lions will be hoping to defend their title at this summer’s U19 EURO in Malta in July but Simon Rusk’s squad need to secure qualification first by topping an elite round group including Hungary, Iceland and Turkey.

England will have home advantage for all three fixtures which starts with Hungary at Walsall on Wednesday, March 22 (7.30pm kick-off).

The fixture against Iceland will take place at Rotherham United on Saturday, March 25 (2pm kick-off) before the group is concluded against Turkey at Chesterfield on Tuesday, March 28 (7.30pm kick-off).

Tickets for all fixtures are priced at £5 for adults, £2.50 for concessions (club policy applies) and England Football Accredited Clubs can apply for up to 10 complimentary tickets. Visit: Alternatively, tickets can be purchased via

The current age group reached this point by winning all three games to top a qualifying round group including hosts Denmark, Montenegro and Georgia in September 2022.

England were crowned U19 European champions for a second time in July 2022 adding to their 2017 title. As a result, Ian Foster’s group qualified for the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup to be hosted in Indonesia in May.