Connell: Ireland not there to make up numbers

David Connell discusses breakthroughs, triumphing over adversity and his hopes ahead of the Republic of Ireland's first UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship.

Features

  • See Šašić strike from 2005 WU19s

    See Šašić strike from 2005 WU19s

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  • Miedema magic seals Dutch success

    Miedema magic seals Dutch success

    Watch highlights of the 2014 UEFA European Women’s Under-19 Championship final as the Netherlands beat Spain to lift the trophy for the first time thanks to a brilliant goal from Vivienne Miedema.
  • Watch Duggan goal in 2009 final

    Watch Duggan goal in 2009 final

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  • Behind the scenes at WU19

    Behind the scenes at WU19

    Get the inside track from the 2014 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship in the Technical Report as UEFA.com speaks to those behind the Netherlands' success and gets expert analysis from the UEFA Technical Study Group.
  • 2011: Germany return to top in record-breaking style

    2011: Germany return to top in record-breaking style

    A precocious Norway side and hosts Italy enjoyed spells in the limelight at the 2011 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship, but it was Germany that shone brightest.
  • 2009: 'Team' England take maiden honours

    2009: 'Team' England take maiden honours

    The 2009 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship was a step into the unknown as Belarus hosted its first final tournament – it did not disappoint.
  • Highlights: Spain 2-0 Belgium

    Highlights: Spain 2-0 Belgium

    17/07/20190:41
  • Highlights: England 1-2 Germany

    Highlights: England 1-2 Germany

    17/07/20190:39
  • Highlights: Scotland 1-2 France

    Highlights: Scotland 1-2 France

    17/07/20190:35
  • Highlights: Norway 0-5 Netherlands

    Highlights: Norway 0-5 Netherlands

    17/07/20190:57
  • UEFA.tv: Always football. Always on.

    UEFA.tv: Always football. Always on.

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  • WU19 EURO final highlights: Germany 0-1 Spain

    WU19 EURO final highlights: Germany 0-1 Spain

    31/07/20180:36
  • WU19 EURO semi-final highlights: Denmark 0-1 Spain

    WU19 EURO semi-final highlights: Denmark 0-1 Spain

    28/07/20180:36
  • WU19 EURO highlights: Norway 1-3 Switzerland

    WU19 EURO highlights: Norway 1-3 Switzerland

    25/07/20180:36
  • WU19 EURO highlights: Swiss comeback denies France

    WU19 EURO highlights: Swiss comeback denies France

    19/07/20180:37
  • WU19 final highlights

    WU19 final highlights

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  • WU19 EURO semi-final highlights: Germany 1-2 France

    WU19 EURO semi-final highlights: Germany 1-2 France

    18/08/20173:00
  • WU19 EURO semi-final highlights: Netherlands 2-3 Spain

    WU19 EURO semi-final highlights: Netherlands 2-3 Spain

    18/08/20173:00
  • Northern Ireland counting down to WU19 finals

    Northern Ireland counting down to WU19 finals

    04/04/20171:55
  • Final highlights: France 2-1 Spain

    Final highlights: France 2-1 Spain

    01/08/20162:58
  • Highlights: Spain v Netherlands

    Highlights: Spain v Netherlands

    29/07/20162:57
  • Highlights: France v Switzerland

    Highlights: France v Switzerland

    28/07/20162:58
  • Highlights: Sweden seal second Under-19 crown

    Highlights: Sweden seal second Under-19 crown

    31/07/20152:53
  • WU19 EURO final preview

    WU19 EURO final preview

    26/07/20150:32
  • Highlights: Germany - Sweden

    Highlights: Germany - Sweden

    25/07/20152:52
  • See Mittag goal at WU19s

    See Mittag goal at WU19s

    21/07/20150:42