England take on Italy in the European U17 Championship live on ITV4

England overcame Israel in their first group match 2-1. Credit: PA

On Friday evening England U17's kicked off their European Championship campaign against Israel with a 2-1 win.

Next up they face Italy for their second match in Group A as they look to seal qualification early.

For the first time the tournament will be held in England and you can see all of their games live on ITV4. Coverage for this today's game starts at 2:45pm with a 3.00pm kick off.

Lions boss Steve Cooper has selected his 20-man squad for the tournament, with the second group game against Italy being held at Walsall's Bescot Stadium.

Last year England came close but were beaten in the final against Spain and Cooper will be hoping his latest crop of youngsters can go all the way on home soil.

The majority of Cooper's squad have featured so far this season, however, there are two call-ups for Manchester City defender Nat Ogbeta and Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun.

After today's second group game, England will take on Switzerland in their final group match with coverage starting at 6:45pm on Thursday 10 May.

Full England U17 Squad

Goalkeepers: Luca Ashby-Hammond (Fulham), Marcus Dewhurst (Sheffield United), Adam Desbois (Training GK) (Reading)

Defenders: Ajibola Alese (West Ham United), Dylan Crowe (Ipswich Town), Vontae Daley-Campbell (Arsenal), Ethan Laird (Manchester United), Nat Ogbeta (Manchester City), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)

Midfielders: Tino Anjorin (Chelsea), Trae Coyle (Arsenal), Matty Daly (Huddersfield Town), Elijah Dixon-Bonner (Liverpool), Tommy Doyle (Manchester City), Jimmy Garner (Manchester United)

Forwards: Xavier Amaechi (Arsenal), Arvin Appiah (Nottingham Forest), Folarin Balogun (Arsenal), Bobby Duncan (Unattached), Tyreece John-Jules (Arsenal), Rayhaan Tulloch (West Bromwich Albion)