Proact will host young England side next month

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The cross of St George is displayed as the national anthemm is sung at Chesterfields Proact Stadium


Picture by Dean Atkins
England v Slovenia The cross of St George is displayed as the national anthemm is sung at Chesterfields Proact Stadium Picture by Dean Atkins
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The Proact Stadium will host England Under 17s’ fixture with Portugal next month, as part of a four-team tournament. host an England U17 fixture next month as part of a four-team tournament – organised in preparation for next summer’s U17 European Championships on home soil.

The tournament is part of the Young Lions’ preparations for next summer’s European Championships that will be held on home soil.

England will face Portugal at the Proact on Wednesday 8th November, kick-off 7pm. Ticket details will be announced in due course.

The Derbyshire Times revealed in June that the FA were due to bring international football back to Chesterfield FC’s home.

Chesterfield’s newly appointed CEO Michael Dunford says it bodes well for the club’s standing in English football that it has been chosen once again for a youth international.

He said: “We are honoured to be welcoming international football to our stadium once again. It is a clear indication that the Proact is on the football map.

“This match will give the Chesterfield public an opportunity to watch some one of the brightest young talents in the English game in action.”