Spain coach Jorge Vilda told UEFA.com that he expects “a much closer game” than their group stage win when his side face Germany in the final on Sunday following their semi-final victory against England, whose Lois Fidler was “gracious in defeat”.
See how Germany made the final
Watch the best moments from the UEFA Women’s Under-17 semi-final in Chesterfield.
Bernhard eyes Germany improvement
Germany coach Anouschka Bernhard revealed that she was “happy to reach the final” but not the manner her side did so after they overcame Italy in the semi-finals, while Enrico Sbardella said that he hopes his team’s performances in England can “launch a revival of women's football in Italy”.
Relive the 2009 Spain-Germany final
In 2009 Germany made it back-to-back victories in the UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship with a comprehensive 7-0 final defeat of Spain.
Spain claim maiden Women’s U17 crown
The 2010 final of the UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship pitted Spain against the Republic of Ireland and with both sides in search of a first title it was the Spanish who would avenge final defeat a year earlier.
Popp recalls Germany euphoria
Now one of the game's leading forwards, Alexandra Popp recalls how her success at the 2008 Women's U17 finals kick-started her career with some help from FC Schalke 04.
Spain's 2011 final win against France
Spain followed Germany in becoming the second team to defend their UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship crown as they won the 2011 competition after a dramatic final against France.
Poland reflect on historic success
Poland coach Zbigniew Witkowski and midfield star Sylwia Matysik look back on their 2012/13 victory in Nyon, a triumph that the coach puts down to “long-term systematic work”.
Austria pride while Italy look ahead
Italy coach Enrico Sbardella admitted that his team "already had their minds on the semi-final" as they lost their final group game 1-0 against Austria, whose Dominik Thalhammer was "very proud" of his team's achievements, despite bowing out.
France, Scotland on lessons learned
France coach Guy Ferrier and his opposite number from Scotland, Pauline Hamill, were both left to reflect on what they can take from the tournament after a 1-0 victory for the French saw both sides eliminated.
England stars back Under-17s
On the eve of the UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship in England, two of the home country’s most famous female footballers, Faye White and Sue Smith, have given their support to the tournament that they hope will be “a great occasion”.
Scotland revelling in underdog status
Scotland captain Georgie Rafferty and striker Alyshia Walker spoke to UEFA.com about their semi-final prospects, St George's Park and a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity".
Rouse and George savouring finals
England may have succumbed to Italy in their Group A opener, but spirits are still high on the part of Mollie Rouse, who celebrated her birthday on Wednesday, and Gabrielle George.
Sehan and Walkling fuelling Germany's ambitions
Jasmin Sehan and Ricarda Walkling epitomised the belief that permeates the Germany squad when they spoke to UEFA.com about their Women's Under-17 title credentials.
Behind the scenes with the teams
UEFA.com finds out about the challenges that face coaches and players involved in the UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship in the second part of our behind the scenes series at the elite round in Northern Ireland.