Youth Soccer

Portugal Captures European U19 Title With Wild 4-3 Win Over Italy

With a squad comprised largely of players that led Portugal to glory at the 2016 European U-17 Championship, Portugal has now ridden what’s quickly becoming a golden generation to more international glory, this time at the 2018 European U-19 Championship in Finland. Portugal defeated Italy 4-3 in a madcap final that saw three goals scored in quick succession during the first period of extra time. 

Joao Filipe opened the scoring just before halftime for Portugal. The Benfica youngster fired in a low drive after a brilliant piece of control at the top of the box.

Is Daniel Adshead The Next Cristiano Ronaldo At Manchester United?

Rochdale FC 16-year-old Daniel Adshead is turning Jose Mourinho's and Manchester United’s heads with a rumored $1.31 million transfer deal. If this deal happens, then the English midfielder beckons the golden question: Can Mourinho do to Adshead what Sir Alex Ferguson did with an 18-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo?

France Just Hammered England 5-0 At The U-19 Euros — The Future Is French

After lifting the 2018 World Cup with one of the youngest squads at the tournament (average age of just 26), there’s been a growing fear that France could turn a bit tyrannical at the international level. That fear was further confirmed today when England’s U-19s were on the receiving end of a 5-0 beatdown from their French peers. 

Thailand Cave Rescue Update: All 12 Boys And Coach Successfully Freed

The final day of the dramatic cave rescue operation in northern Thailand has come to a close after the final four boys and their coach were successfully freed from the Tham Luang cave complex, following on from the two previous days in which eight members of the Wild Boars soccer team had been successfully rescued by a team of elite divers.

4 More Out, 5 To Go In Thai Soccer Team Cave Rescue

After expert divers rescued four members of the Wild Boars soccer team yesterday during a dramatic operation inside the Tham Luang cave complex in Northern Thailand, Thai navy seals confirmed that an additional four boys had been rescued Monday. A further four boys and their coach remain, but the threat of monsoon rains re-flooding the cave has been downgraded as the chance of rain over the next couple days is low, according to forecasters.

Why Was Soccer Team In Cave? Details Emerge Concerning Traumatic Event's Beginning

Four members of the Thailand youth soccer team that’s been trapped in the Tham Luang caves have now been rescued, but eight boys remain along with their 25-year-old coach. But why was the soccer team in the cave to begin with, and how have they spent more than two weeks inside the sprawling complex? 

Thai Soccer Team Cave Rescue Begins With Four Boys Safely Reaching Hospital

Four of the players from the Wild Boar soccer team in Thailand have been successfully rescued from the Tham Luang caves in Chiang Rai province, but eight boys, ages 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach remain underground with the operation set to resume in 10 to 20 hours.

Elon Musk Joins In Thai Soccer Team Cave Rescue Efforts

Elon Musk recently announced a rescue mission in collaboration with the Thai government to end this Northern Thailand cave madness where a young team of 12 footballers and their coach are stuck in. Musk, the wannabe Bruce Wayne, was kind enough to send a group of SpaceX engineers to Thailand and they’ll be arriving Saturday, July 7, the Thai government has confirmed. 

Thai Soccer Team Found Alive In Cave After Nine Day Search and Rescue Effort

Rescuers found the missing soccer team in Thailand late Monday local time after a nine day search and rescue operation. Twelve members of the Wild Boar soccer team, ranging in age from 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach had not been seen since June 23.

Some of the team's belongings were spotted outside the cave the day they disappeared. The boys and their coach were exploring popular caves in the Chiang Rai province in northern Thailand. They navigated beyond warning signs that are posted deeper inside the cave network. 

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