Troy Parrott scored a vital second-half equaliser to bring the game to spot kicks.
IRELAND U17S WERE dumped out of the European Championships at the quarter-final stage following a controversial 5-4 penalty shootout loss against the Netherlands in Chesterfield.
With the shootout at 4-4, on the final spot kick, Dutch player Iwan Redanâ€™s final penalty was saved by Irish goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran.
However, the referee felt Corcoran moved off his line before the kick was taken, and gave the goalkeeper a second yellow card, meaning centre-back Oisin McEntee had to go in goals for the re-taken penalty, which was scored byÂ Redan.
The decision prompted angry scenes, with Ireland senior boss Martin Oâ€™Neill among those on hand to remonstrate with the officials.
Liam Van Gelderen headed home a corner just after the hour mark to give the Netherlands a 1-0 advantage.
However, the Dutch lead was short-lived, as Tottenham youngster Troy Parrott fired home an equaliser moments later to ensure the game went to penalties.
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