England U21s v Andorra at The Proact Stadium

Young Lions Looking to Roar in Derbyshire

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England's Euro U21 Qualifier against Andorra to be staged at Chesterfield FC’s Proact Stadium

England will play a key 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship qualifier in Chesterfield in October.

The Young Lions will take on Andorra at the Proact Stadium on Thursday 11th October (7.45pm KO).

Tickets are on sale now priced £10 for adults and £5 for concessions. A family ticket (two adults and two children) is available at £20 and group booking and Charter Standard discounts apply.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here or by calling 01246 269300 (Option 1).

England beat Andorra 1-0 in the reverse fixture in October 2017, thanks to a goal from Everton’s Tom Davies.

Aidy Boothroyd’s side are top of Group 4, five points ahead of Netherlands who they face in their next home game at Norwich City’s Carrow Road stadium on Thursday 6 September (7.45pm KO).

Boothroyd said: “We’re really looking forward to playing in Chesterfield. It’s a great stadium and I know from experience just how good the support is there.

“This match will be a really important one for us. Hopefully we’ll have already qualified for next summer’s tournament and it’ll be a big game in terms of our preparation, but if we still need to get points then I’m confident we’ll be able to do it here.

“We’ve got a really talented, hard-working group of players and I know they can’t wait to play in front of our home supporters and hopefully a full stadium in Chesterfield.”

A Chesterfield FC club spokesperson said: “We are delighted to be hosting international football once again at the Proact.

“The prospect of watching some of the country’s brightest young footballing talents is certain to appeal to the people of Chesterfield and we look forward to another good crowd for the match.”

The Finals will be played in Italy and San Marino in June 2019.

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