How to follow the 2013 Euro Under-21 Championship on the BBC

The England Under-21 team celebrate a goal

England begin the 2013 European Under-21 Championship against Italy in Tel Aviv on 5 June - and you can follow their progress on the BBC.

Stuart Pearce's team are among the tournament favourites and head for Israel on a nine-match winning run without conceding.

The Three Lions also face Norway in Group A on 8 June before tackling hosts Israel three days later.

The Netherlands, Spain, Russia and Germany contest Group B.

England overcame Serbia 2-0 on aggregate in a play-off back in October to qualify for the finals, the second leg marred by ugly scenes.

BBC Radio 5 live's Darren Fletcher will provide live commentary of all England's games with analysis by former Tottenham manager David Pleat.

There will also be comprehensive coverage of England's games on BBC Sport's digital platforms, with match previews, text commentary, match reports, reaction and analysis.

In addition, there will be previews, live text commentary and reports of both semi-finals, which take place on 15 June, and the final, which is scheduled for 18 June in Jerusalem.