Spain’s under 17 coach Santi Denía has named an 18 man squad for the qualifying round of the European championships, which will take place in Slovakia later this month. Opponents will be Lithuania, Luxembourg and the hosts, with the top two of each group going through to the Elite round, together with the five best-placed third ranked sides. (13.10.14)
Keepers: Santomé (Atlético Madrid), Daniel Martín (Sporting Gijón);
Defenders: Sillero (Athletic Bilbao), Cucurella, Dani Morer (Barcelona), Alex Martín (Real Madrid), Pelayo Suárez (Sporting Gijón), Amo (Sevilla);
Midfielders: Rubén Fernández (Atlético Madrid), Alena (Barcelona), “Pepelu” García Vaya (Levante), Óscar Rodríguez Arnaíz (Real Madrid), Villalba (Valencia), Morlanes (Villarreal);
Forwards: Carles Pérez (Barcelona), Zalazar (Málaga), Navarro (Valencia), Villanueva (Villarreal).
PS Navarro had to pull out, and was replaced by Barcelona’s Alejandro Blanco.