U17 World Cup: BBC picks up live t'cast rights for final

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MUMBAI: The upcoming England-Spain Under-17 football World Cup final will be broadcast live on the BBC on Saturday.

Coverage will begin at 15:20 BST and can be watched on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website, app and via BBC iPlayer.

Former England international Danny Mills and the U20s' World Cup-winning manager Paul Simpson will join presenter Reshmin Chowdhury, with Steve Bower and ex-England winger Trevor Sinclair providing the commentary. Live text updates will provided on the BBC Sport website and app.

The Young Lions beat Brazil 3-1 in the semi-final, while opponents Spain overcame Mali 3-1. Steve Cooper's side are aiming to replicate the U20s, who this summer became the first England side since 1966 to win any World Cup.

Unbeaten England will be on familiar territory when they take to the field for the final in Kolkata, having also played their semi-final in the Salt Lake Stadium. A crowd of more than 66,000 is expected to attend the final.