Ireland under-19s on cusp of European semis after comeback win over England
Published 18/07/2014 | 20:14
Dave Connell's Ireland under-19s are on the verge of qualification for the semi-finals of the European Under-19 Championships in Norway after they came from behind to beat England this evening.
Ireland trailed at the break but showed great resilience to strike twice in the second half through headed goals from Savannagh McCarthy and Keeva Keenan to take the three points.
In the other game in Group B, Spain defeated Sweden 2-0 to leave Ireland on top of the group on six points with Spain and Sweden on three points and England yet to register a point.
Ireland need a a draw from their final group game with Sweden on Monday to top the group.