Rudd suffers defeat

Declan Rudd could not prevent England slipping to a 1-0 defeat to Holland in the European Under-19 Championships last night. Steven Berghuis leapt highest to send a fine header past the City keeper after only six minutes, while Rudd made a fine save minutes later to deny a Luc Castaignos half volley destined for the top corner.

Declan Rudd could not prevent England slipping to a 1-0 defeat to Holland in the European Under-19 Championships last night.

Steven Berghuis leapt highest to send a fine header past the City keeper after only six minutes, while Rudd made a fine save minutes later to deny a Luc Castaignos half volley destined for the top corner.

England face France on Saturday in their final Group A match needing a win to secure a semi-final berth.