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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. They are currently coached by Kevin Betsy [1]

England Under-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Three Lions
AssociationThe Football Association
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachKevin Betsy
FIFA codeENG
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
Appearances14 (first in 1984)
Best resultChampions, 2010 and 2014
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances4 (first in 2007)
Best resultChampions, 2017
England national under-17 football team
Medal record
U-17 World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2017 India Team

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] On 9 May 2019 England were eliminated at the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Republic of Ireland, and therefore failed to qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019.

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 Did not qualify
  2021 To be determined
Total 4/19 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 Group stage 3 1 1 1 6 7 Squad
  2020 - - - - - - - -
Total 14/18 63 35 10 18 102 65
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 2018–19Edit

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
5–6
Attendance: 7,952
Referee: Horatiu Fesnic (Romania)

FriendliesEdit

2019 UEFA European Under-17 ChampionshipEdit

QualificationEdit

Elite qualifying roundEdit
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   England 3 2 1 0 8 4 +4 7 Final tournament
2   Croatia 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
3    Switzerland 3 0 2 1 4 7 −3 2
4   Denmark (H) 3 0 1 2 5 7 −2 1
Source: UEFA
(H) Host.
England  5–2   Switzerland
Rogers   22'80'
S. Greenwood   30'32' (pen.)
Fazlic   56' (o.g.)
Report De Donno   52'
Stergiou   68'
Referee: Ondřej Pechanec (Czech Republic)

England  0–0  Croatia
Moulden   30' Report
Referee: Ondřej Pechanec (Czech Republic)

Denmark  2–3  England
Zaar   62'
Faghir   90+1'
Report Madueke   79'90+2'
Gelhardt   87'
Referee: Nathan Verboomen (Belgium)

Final tournamentEdit

Group stageEdit
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   France 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7 Knockout stage
2   Netherlands 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6
3   England 3 1 1 1 6 7 −1 4
4   Sweden 3 0 0 3 3 9 −6 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Netherlands  2–0  Sweden
Report
England  1–1  France
Report
Referee: Rade Obrenović (Slovenia)

Netherlands  5–2  England
Report
Referee: Manfredas Lukjančukas (Lithuania)
France  4–2  Sweden
Report
Referee: Donald Robertson (Scotland)

France  2–0  Netherlands
Report
Referee: Mykola Balakin (Ukraine)
Sweden  1–3  England
Report
Referee: Espen Eskås (Norway)

PlayersEdit

Latest squadEdit

For the 2019–20 season, including the 2020 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, players born on or after 1 January 2003 are eligible.[17] Players born between January and August 2003 are first-year scholars in the English academy system, players born from September 2003 to August 2004 will be eligible to enter the full-time academy system at the start of the 2020–21 season.

The following players were named in the squad for fixtures against Denmark and the Czech Republic, played in November 2019.[18]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
- 1GK Coniah Boyce-Clarke (2003-03-01) 1 March 2003 (age 16)[19]   Reading
- 1GK Tobi Oluwayemi (2003-05-08) 8 May 2003 (age 16)   Celtic
- 1GK Adam Richardson (2003-09-07) 7 September 2003 (age 16)[20]   Sunderland

- 2DF Luke Badley-Morgan (2003-10-22) 22 October 2003 (age 16)[21]   Chelsea
- 2DF Levi Colwill (2003-02-26) 26 February 2003 (age 16)[22]   Chelsea
- 2DF CJ Egan-Riley (2003-01-02) 2 January 2003 (age 16)[23]   Manchester City
- 2DF William Fish (2003-02-17) 17 February 2003 (age 16)[24]   Manchester United
- 2DF Zane Monlouis (2003-10-16) 16 October 2003 (age 16)   Arsenal
- 2DF James Norris (2003-04-04) 4 April 2003 (age 16)[25]   Liverpool
- 2DF Daniel Oyegoke (2003-01-03) 3 January 2003 (age 16)[26]   Arsenal

- 3MF James Balagizi (2003-09-20) 20 September 2003 (age 16)[27]   Liverpool
- 3MF Nohan Kenneh (2003-01-10) 10 January 2003 (age 16)[28]   Leeds United
- 3MF Jamal Musiala (2003-02-26) 26 February 2003 (age 16)[29]   Bayern Munich
- 3MF Charlie Patino (2003-10-17) 17 October 2003 (age 16)[30]   Arsenal
- 3MF Aaron Ramsey (2003-01-21) 21 January 2003 (age 16)[31]   Aston Villa
- 3MF Jadan Raymond (2003-06-22) 22 June 2003 (age 16)   Crystal Palace
- 3MF Alex Robertson (2003-04-17) 17 April 2003 (age 16)   Manchester City

- 4FW Louie Barry (2003-06-21) 21 June 2003 (age 16)[32]   Barcelona
- 4FW Karamoko Dembélé (2003-02-22) 22 February 2003 (age 16)   Celtic
- 4FW Amadou Diallo (2003-02-15) 15 February 2003 (age 16)[33]   West Ham United
- 4FW Lewis Dobbin (2003-01-03) 3 January 2003 (age 16)[34]   Everton
- 4FW Harvey Elliott (2003-04-04) 4 April 2003 (age 16)   Liverpool
- 4FW Lewis Richardson (2003-02-07) 7 February 2003 (age 16)[35]   Burnley

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 Hubert Graczyk (2003-02-28) 28 February 2003 (age 16)[36] - -   Arsenal v.   Germany,   Spain, October 2019[37]

DF Jamal Baptiste (2003-11-11) 11 November 2003 (age 16)[38] - -   West Ham United v.   Germany,   Spain, October 2019[37]
DF Finley Burns (2003-06-17) 17 June 2003 (age 16)[39] - -   Manchester City Syrenka Cup, September 2019[40]
DF Jarell Quansah (2003-01-29) 29 January 2003 (age 16)[41] - -   Liverpool Syrenka Cup, September 2019[40]
DF Imari Samuels (2003-02-05) 5 February 2003 (age 16)[42] - -   Reading Syrenka Cup, September 2019[40]
DF Reece Welch (2003-09-19) 19 September 2003 (age 16)[43] - -   Everton v.   Germany,   Spain, October 2019[37]

MF Jude Bellingham (2003-06-29) 29 June 2003 (age 16) - -   Birmingham City Syrenka Cup, September 2019[40]
MF Carney Chukwuemeka - - -   Aston Villa v.   Germany,   Spain, October 2019[37]
MF Samuel Edozie (2003-01-28) 28 January 2003 (age 16)[44] - -   Manchester City v.   Germany,   Spain, October 2019[37]
MF Tyler Onyango (2003-03-04) 4 March 2003 (age 16)[45] - -   Everton v.   Germany,   Spain, October 2019[37]
MF Xavier Simons (2003-02-20) 20 February 2003 (age 16)[46] - -   Chelsea Syrenka Cup, September 2019[40]

FW Liam Delap (2003-02-08) 8 February 2003 (age 16)[47] - -   Manchester City Syrenka Cup, September 2019[40]
FW Samuel Iling-Junior (2003-10-04) 4 October 2003 (age 16)[48] - -   Chelsea v.   Germany,   Spain, October 2019[37]
FW Rico Richards (2003-09-27) 27 September 2003 (age 16) - -   West Bromwich Albion Syrenka Cup, September 2019[40]
FW Nathan Young-Coombes (2003-01-15) 15 January 2003 (age 16)[49] - -   Rangers v.   Germany,   Spain, October 2019[37]


HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

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