England might be the first and last team to be holders of the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups, as FIFA look to potentially merge the two tournaments.
India needs more leagues, more games, more coaches too for the sport to improve, say experts.
Phil Foden and Rhian Brewster are among the four England players in ESPN's Team of the Tournament for the U-17 World Cup. Who else made the cut?
England U17s were crowned world champions after coming back from 2-0 down to beat Spain 5-2 in Kolkata on Saturday.
The U17s were crowned world champions after coming back from 2-0 down to beat Spain 5-2 in Kolkata on Saturday.
England's youth teams have won trophies galore this year. Nick Ames looks back across an astonishing spell for the Young Lions.
From the most number of goals scored to the first all-European final, here are some of the numbers from the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup.
Though Phil Foden was the undoubted star, England coach Steve Cooper also gave credit to the work done at the youth level for the World Cup success.
Sights and sounds from a surreal, stunning evening of football in Kolkata.
As a comeback for the ages capped a great year in youth football for England, stars past and present predicted a bright future for the Three Lions.
Who are England's newest heroes, who defeated Spain 5-2 in the final of the Under-17 World Cup on Saturday? ESPN FC profiles the Young Lions.
A Phil Foden winner in the second half helped complete a spectacular comeback as England beat Spain 4-2 in the Under-17 World Cup final.