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England national under-17 football team

The England national under-17 football team, also known as England under-17s or England U17(s), represents England in football at an under-17 age level and is controlled by the Football Association, the governing body for football in England.

England Under-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Three Lions
Association The Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Steve Cooper
FIFA code ENG
First colours
Second colours
First international
 England 1–1 Turkey 
(Livorno, Italy; 20 August 1991)
Biggest win
 England 8–0 Gibraltar 
(Yerevan, Armenia; 26 October 2013)
Biggest defeat
 Germany 4–0 England 
(Jena, Germany; 9 May 2009)
 Spain 4–0 England 
(Tbilisi, Georgia; 31 March 2012)
European Championship
Appearances 14 (first in 1984)
Best result Champions, 2010 and 2014
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances 4 (first in 2007)
Best result Champions, 2017
England national under-17 football team
Medal record
U-17 World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2017 India Team

In July 2015, Steve Cooper was appointed to coach the squad with assistance from Mike Marsh.[1]

Contents

Competition historyEdit

FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

England reached the quarter-final stage at both the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup[2] and 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.[3]

In October 2017, England defeated Spain in the final of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup to become World Champions at this age level for the first time.[4] Phil Foden was awarded the Golden Ball for being the best player at the tournament.[5] Rhian Brewster won the Golden Boot for tournament leading goalscorer[5] and the Bronze ball.[5]

Championship recordEdit

Year Round Pld W D L GF GA Squad
  1985 Did not enter
  1987
  1989
  1991 Did not qualify
  1993
  1995
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003
  2005
  2007 Quarter-finals 5 3 1 1 12 7 Squad
  2009 Did not qualify
  2011 Quarter-finals 5 2 2 1 8 9 Squad
  2013 Did not qualify
  2015 Group stage 3 0 2 1 1 2 Squad
  2017 Champions 7 6 1 0 23 6 Squad
  2019 To be determined
Total 4/17 20 11 6 3 44 24
Year Golden Ball Award
  2017 Phil Foden[5]

UEFA European Under-17 ChampionshipEdit

The England under-17 team competes in the annual UEFA European Under-17 Championship. England were the hosts of the 2001 Final Tournament, with the English reaching the semi-finals where they lost 4-0 to France on 3 May. They finished fourth, losing the third place play off match 4-1 to Croatia. They finished third at the 2002 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Denmark.[6] Forward Wayne Rooney was awarded the Golden player accolade.[6] England finished fourth at the 2003 and 2004 tournaments. The 2007 tournament in Belgium saw England finish runners up to Spain, the only goal of the final at the Stade Luc Varenne scored by Bojan Krkić.[7]

England defeated Spain at the 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Championship to become Champions at under-17 level for the first time.[8] Forward Connor Wickham scored the winning goal in the final and was subsequently named Golden player of the tournament.[9] This was the first time England had won a European men's age-group title since their victory at the 1993 UEFA European Under-18 Championship.[8] England won their second title at the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, defeating the Netherlands in the final on Penalties.[10]

They finished runners up at the 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, losing to Spain in the final on a penalty shoot-out.[11] Forward Jadon Sancho was named Golden player.[12]

The 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was hosted by England.[13] They were eliminated at the semi-final stage by the Netherlands in a penalty shoot-out.[14]

Championship recordEdit

Year Round Pld W D L GF GA Squad
  2002 Third Place 6 4 1 1 10 6 Squad
  2003 Fourth place 5 1 3 1 6 6 Squad
  2004 Fourth place 5 3 1 1 11 7 Squad
  2005 Group stage 3 1 0 2 6 3 Squad
  2006 Elite round - - - - - - -
  2007 Runners-up 5 3 1 1 8 4 Squad
  2008 Elite round - - - - - - -
  2009 Group stage 3 0 1 2 1 6 Squad
  2010 Champions 5 5 0 0 10 4 Squad
  2011 Semi-final 4 1 1 2 5 5 Squad
  2012 Elite round - - - - - - -
  2013 Elite round - - - - - - -
  2014 Champions 5 4 0 1 10 4 Squad
  2015 Quarter-final 4 2 1 1 3 2 Squad
  2016 Quarter-final 4 2 0 2 6 4 Squad
  2017 Runners-up 6 5 0 1 15 4 Squad
  2018 Semi-final 5 3 0 2 6 3 Squad
  2019 - - - - - - - -
Total 13/17 60 34 9 17 97 58
Year Golden Player Award
  2002 Wayne Rooney[6]
  2010 Connor Wickham[9]
  2017 Jadon Sancho[12]

Other tournamentsEdit

England have also competed at the Nordic tournament[15] and Algarve Tournament.[16]

England host an annual FA international tournament.[citation needed]

Fixtures and results 2017–18Edit

2017 FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

Group stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   England 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 9 Knockout stage
2   Iraq 3 1 1 1 4 5 −1 4
3   Mexico 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1 2
4   Chile 3 0 1 2 0 7 −7 1
Source: FIFA
Chile   0–4   England
Report
Attendance: 46,154
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

England   3–2   Mexico
Report
Attendance: 48,620

England   4–0   Iraq
Report
Attendance: 56,372

Round of 16Edit

England   0–0   Japan
Report
Penalties
5–3
Attendance: 53,302

Quarter-finalEdit

United States   1–4   England
Sargent   72' Report
Attendance: 16,148

Semi-finalEdit

Brazil   1–3   England
Wesley   21' Report Brewster   10'39'77'
Attendance: 63,881

FinalEdit

England   5-2   Spain
Report
Attendance: 66,684

FriendliesEdit

Algarve TournamentEdit

2018 UEFA European Under-17 ChampionshipEdit

Group stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Italy 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6[a] Knockout stage
2   England (H) 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6[a]
3    Switzerland 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6[a]
4   Israel 3 0 0 3 1 7 −6 0
Source: UEFA
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Head-to-head results: Italy 2–0 Switzerland, England 2–1 Italy, Switzerland 1–0 England. Head-to-head standings:
    • Italy: 3 pts, +1 GD
    • England: 3 pts, 0 GD
    • Switzerland: 3 pts, −1 GD
England   2–1   Israel
Doyle   29' (pen.)
Daly   61'
Report Lugassy   40+1' (pen.)
Attendance: 6,102
Referee: Halil Umut Meler (Turkey)
England   2–1   Italy
Appiah   64'
Doyle   69' (pen.)
Report Riccardi   14'
Attendance: 7,159
Referee: Vilhjalmur Thorarinsson (Iceland)
England   0–1    Switzerland
Report Mambimbi   40+1'
Attendance: 6,146
Referee: Horatiu Fesnic (Romania)

Quarter-finalEdit

England   2–0   Norway
Duncan   14'
Amaechi   49'
Report
Attendance: 5,102
Referee: Juri Frischer (Estonia)

Semi-finalEdit

England   0–0   Netherlands
Report
Penalties
  • John-Jules  
  • Daly  
  • Saka  
  • Ashby-Hammond  
  • Appiah  
  • Balogun  
5–6
  •   Burger
  •   Ihattaren
  •   Hendriks
  •   Tavsan
  •   J. Timber
  •   Q. Timber
Attendance: 7,952
Referee: Horatiu Fesnic (Romania)

PlayersEdit

Latest squadEdit

For the 2017–18 season, including the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, players born on or after 1 January 2001 are eligible.[17] Players born between January and August 2001 are first-year scholars in the English academy system, players born from September 2001 to August 2002 will be eligible to enter the full-time academy system at the start of the 2018–19 season.

The following players were named in the squad for the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, to be played in May 2018.[18]

Number Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
- 1GK Luca Ashby-Hammond (2001-03-25) 25 March 2001 (age 17)[19]   Fulham
- 1GK Marcus Dewhurst (2001-03-20) 20 March 2001 (age 17)   Sheffield United
- 1GK Adam Desbois (Training GK) -   Reading

- 2DF Ajibola Alese (2001-01-17) 17 January 2001 (age 17)[20]   West Ham United
- 2DF Dylan Crowe (2001-04-13) 13 April 2001 (age 17)[21]   Ipswich Town
- 2DF Vontae Daley-Campbell (2001-04-02) 2 April 2001 (age 17)[22]   Arsenal
- 2DF Ethan Laird (2001-08-05) 5 August 2001 (age 17)[23]   Manchester United
- 2DF Nathanael Ogbeta (2001-04-18) 18 April 2001 (age 17)[24]   Manchester City
- 2DF Bukayo Saka (2001-09-05) 5 September 2001 (age 16)   Arsenal

- 3MF Faustino Anjorin (2001-11-23) 23 November 2001 (age 16)[25]   Chelsea
- 3MF Trae Coyle (2001-01-11) 11 January 2001 (age 17)[26]   Arsenal
- 3MF Matty Daly (2001-03-10) 10 March 2001 (age 17)[27]   Huddersfield Town
- 3MF Elijah Dixon-Bonner (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 17)[28]   Liverpool
- 3MF Tommy Doyle (2001-10-17) 17 October 2001 (age 16)[29]   Manchester City
- 3MF Jimmy Garner (2001-03-13) 13 March 2001 (age 17)[30]   Manchester United

- 4FW Xavier Amaechi (2001-01-05) 5 January 2001 (age 17)[31]   Arsenal
- 4FW Arvin Appiah (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 17)   Nottingham Forest
- 4FW Folarin Balogun (2001-07-03) 3 July 2001 (age 17)[32]   Arsenal
- 4FW Bobby Duncan (2001-06-25) 25 June 2001 (age 17)   Liverpool
- 4FW Tyreece John-Jules (2001-02-14) 14 February 2001 (age 17)   Arsenal
- 4FW Rayhaan Tulloch (2001-01-20) 20 January 2001 (age 17)[33]   West Bromwich Albion

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have previously been called up to the England under-17 squad and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Arthur Okonkwo - - -   Arsenal v.   Portugal/  Germany/  Netherlands, 9–13 February 2018[34]
GK Harry Seaden - - -   Southend United v.   Portugal/  Russia/  Germany, 8–14 November 2017[35]

DF Luis Binks (2001-08-05) 5 August 2001 (age 17)[36] - -   Tottenham Hotspur v.   Portugal/  Germany/  Netherlands, 9–13 February 2018[34]
DF Max Broughton - - -   Bolton Wanderers v.   Portugal/  Russia/  Germany, 8–14 November 2017[35]
DF Louie Sibley - - -   Derby County v.   Portugal/  Germany/  Netherlands, 9–13 February 2018[34]

MF Clinton Mola (2001-03-15) 15 March 2001 (age 17)[37] - -   Chelsea v.   Portugal/  Germany/  Netherlands, 9–13 February 2018[34]
MF Tareq Shihab (2001-03-07) 7 March 2001 (age 17)[38] - -   Brighton & Hove Albion v.   Portugal/  Russia/  Germany, 8–14 November 2017[35]

FW Mason Greenwood (2001-10-01) 1 October 2001 (age 16)[39] - -   Manchester United v.   Portugal/  Germany/  Netherlands, 9–13 February 2018[34]
FW Curtis Jones (2001-01-30) 30 January 2001 (age 17)[40] - -   Liverpool v.   Portugal/  Germany/  Netherlands, 9–13 February 2018 INJ[34]
FW Luis Longstaff (2001-02-24) 24 February 2001 (age 17)[41] - -   Liverpool v.   Portugal/  Russia/  Germany, 8–14 November 2017[35]
FW Jack Nolan (2001-05-25) 25 May 2001 (age 17)[42] - -   Reading v.   Portugal/  Germany/  Netherlands, 9–13 February 2018[34]

INJ Player withdrew from the squad before any games had been played.

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007 Quarter-finals". FIFA. 2 September 2007. Retrieved 7 November 2017. 
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