England fans invited to join the England party at UEFA European Women Under-17 Championship.
England fans are being urged to come down to Chesterfield FC Stadium on Friday 29 November to be part of an exciting evening of women’s football, as the England team will play their second match of the much-awaited UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship. The game will kick off at 7pm and the Three Lions will play Austria.
Chesterfield FC Stadium is one of four host venues for the prestigious UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship which will take place in England from 26 November – 8 December 2013. Chesterfield FC Stadium will also host one of the semi-finals on Thursday 5 December (K.O 5pm) and the Final on Sunday 8 December (K.O 5pm).
England kicked-off the tournament against Italy at AFC Telford Stadium on Tuesday 26 November, and will then complete the group stage against Portugal at Burton Albion Stadium on Monday 2 December (K.O 12.30pm).
The UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship is the pinnacle competition in Europe for this age group and the games will give the opportunity to see the stars of tomorrow. And not only will there be a spectacular feast of the best women’s football in store. From 5pm, fans are invited to take part in the FREE FA interactive fanzone, brought by Continental Tyres.
Games include batak boards, a speed cage, a target shoot inflatable plus a new trailer that houses digital stations and the FA WSL trophy, Cyprus Cup and FA WSL Continental Cup. Fans will also have the chance to pose with the UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship trophy.
Charlotte Lade, one of the world’s leading professional football freestylers, will be showing off her amazing football tricks and skills and fans can also meet some of their footballing heroes as England’ senior player Karen Carney and England Under-23 and Doncaster Rovers Belles striker Millie Bright and goalkeeper Nicola Hobbs will be in the house to meet and greet the supporters, pass on top tips and talk about what it is like to play for England.
Chester The Fieldmouse, the Three Lions mascots and FA Women’s Super League mascot Berry the Bear will be in attendance and will be going head-to-head in a dance off. Staff from Derbyshire County FA will be on hand to provide information on local football opportunities.
To add to the enhanced fan experience, there will be prizes and giveaways from Continental Tyres and Lego Friends, tournament sponsors, and music, hair braiding and face painting, all of which will take place outside the stadium from 5pm.
In addition, the England band will play at the game and will be sounding out their support for the Three Lions and adding to the England party atmosphere.
Tickets are available to this prestigious UEFA tournament and at a cost of only £3 for an adult, £1.50 for children and concessions, football fans can experience top class women’s european football at an affordable price, right on their doorstep. All schools and youth clubs have been offered FREE tickets by The FA to enable youngsters in the local area to watch the best young female footballers in Europe and to come out to cheer on England.