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England national under-20 football team

England national under-20 football team, also known as England Under-20s or England U20(s), represents England in association football at an under-20 age level and is controlled by the Football Association, the governing body for football in England.

England Under-20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)The Three Lions
AssociationThe Football Association
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachPaul Simpson
FIFA codeENG
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances11 (first in 1981)
Best resultChampions, 2017

England were the previous reigning champions of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, after defeating Venezuela in the final of the 2017 tournament.[1] Since the 2017–18 season, England contest the Under 20 Elite League.

The team is currently coached by Paul Simpson.[2]

Contents

Fixtures and resultsEdit

2017–18 Under 20 Elite LeagueEdit

2018–19 Under 20 Elite LeagueEdit

6 September 2018 England  2–0   Switzerland
10 September 2018 Netherlands  3–1  England
11 October 2018 England  2–1  Italy
15 October 2018 Czech Republic  1–1  England
19 November 2018 England  2–1  Germany

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

For the 2018–19 Under 20 Elite League players born on or after 1 January 1998 are eligible. Players born between January and August 1998 are third-year graduates of the English academy system, players born between September 1998 and August 1999 are second-year graduates, players born between September 1999 and August 2000 are first-year graduates. Players born after 1 January 2000 remain eligible to play for England under-19s.

The following players were named in the squad for the 2019 Toulon Tournament, to be played between 1 and 15 June 2019.[3]

Names in bold denote players who have been capped by England in a higher age group.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
- 1GK Ellery Balcombe (1999-10-15) 15 October 1999 (age 19)[4]   Brentford
- 1GK Ryan Schofield (1999-12-11) 11 December 1999 (age 19)   Notts County (on loan from Huddersfield Town)
- 1GK Ed Jones (1999-05-17) 17 May 1999 (age 20)   Everton

- 2DF Jayden Bogle (2000-07-27) 27 July 2000 (age 19)   Derby County
- 2DF Trevoh Chalobah (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 (age 20)   Ipswich Town (on loan from Chelsea)
- 2DF Marc Guéhi (2000-07-13) 13 July 2000 (age 19)[5]   Chelsea
- 2DF Reece James (1999-12-08) 8 December 1999 (age 19)   Wigan Athletic (on loan from Chelsea)
- 2DF Max Lowe (1997-05-11) 11 May 1997 (age 22)   Aberdeen (on loan from Derby County)
- 2DF Tom Pearce (1998-04-12) 12 April 1998 (age 21)   Scunthorpe United (on loan from Leeds United)
- 2DF Steven Sessegnon (2000-05-18) 18 May 2000 (age 19)   Fulham

- 3MF Josh Dasilva (1998-10-23) 23 October 1998 (age 20)   Brentford
- 3MF Sam Field (1998-05-08) 8 May 1998 (age 21)   West Bromwich Albion
- 3MF Conor Gallagher (2000-02-06) 6 February 2000 (age 19)[6]   Chelsea
- 3MF Dwight McNeil (1999-11-22) 22 November 1999 (age 19)   Burnley
- 3MF Jamie Shackleton (1999-10-08) 8 October 1999 (age 19)   Leeds United
- 3MF Josh Sims (1997-03-28) 28 March 1997 (age 22)   New York Red Bulls
- 3MF Joe Willock (1999-08-20) 20 August 1999 (age 19)   Arsenal

- 4FW Kyle Edwards (1998-02-17) 17 February 1998 (age 21)   West Bromwich Albion
- 4FW Eberechi Eze (1998-06-29) 29 June 1998 (age 21)   Queens Park Rangers
- 4FW George Hirst (1999-02-15) 15 February 1999 (age 20)   Leicester City
- 4FW Danny Loader (2000-08-28) 28 August 2000 (age 18)   Reading
- 4FW Eddie Nketiah (1999-05-30) 30 May 1999 (age 20)   Arsenal
- 4FW Marcus Tavernier (1999-03-22) 22 March 1999 (age 20)   Middlesbrough

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have previously been called up to the England under-20 squad and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Brandon Austin (1999-01-08) 8 January 1999 (age 20)[7] - -   Tottenham Hotspur v Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[8]

DF Tom Edwards (1999-01-22) 22 January 1999 (age 20) - -   Stoke City v Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[8]
DF Adam Lewis (1999-11-08) 8 November 1999 (age 19)[9] - -   Liverpool v Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[8]
DF Dujon Sterling (1999-10-24) 24 October 1999 (age 19) - -   Coventry City (on loan from Chelsea) v. Switzerland/Netherlands, 6–10 September 2018[10]
DF Japhet Tanganga (1999-03-31) 31 March 1999 (age 20)[11] - -   Tottenham Hotspur v. Switzerland/Netherlands, 6–10 September 2018[10]
DF Ben Wilmot (1999-11-04) 4 November 1999 (age 19) - -   Udinese (on loan from Watford) v Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[8]

MF Flynn Downes (1999-01-20) 20 January 1999 (age 20) - -   Ipswich Town v Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[8]
MF Andre Dozzell (1999-05-02) 2 May 1999 (age 20) - -   Ipswich Town v Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[8]
MF Elliot Embleton (1999-04-02) 2 April 1999 (age 20) - -   Grimsby Town (on loan from Sunderland) v Poland/Portugal, 21–26 March 2019[8]

FW Ben Brereton (1999-04-18) 18 April 1999 (age 20) - -   Blackburn Rovers v. Switzerland/Netherlands, 6–10 September 2018[10]
FW Reiss Nelson (1999-12-10) 10 December 1999 (age 19) - -   Hoffenheim (on loan from Arsenal) v. Switzerland/Netherlands, 6–10 September 2018[10]
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad before any games had been played.

Tournament historyEdit

FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA Squad
  1977 Did not qualify
  1979 Did not qualify
  1981 Fourth place 6 2 2 2 9 7 Squad
  1983 Did not qualify
  1985 Group stage 3 0 1 2 2 5 Squad
  1987 Did not qualify
  1989 Did not qualify
  1991 Group stage 3 0 2 1 3 4 Squad
  1993 Third place 6 3 2 1 6 4 Squad
  1995 Did not qualify
  1997 Round of 16 4 3 0 1 9 3 Squad
  1999 Group stage 3 0 0 3 0 4 Squad
  2001 Did not qualify
  2003 Group stage 3 0 1 2 0 2 Squad
  2005 Did not qualify
  2007 Did not qualify
  2009 Group stage 3 0 1 2 1 6 Squad
  2011[12] Round of 16 4 0 3 1 0 1 Squad
  2013 Group stage 3 0 2 1 3 5 Squad
  2015 Did not qualify
  2017 Champions 7 6 1 0 12 3 Squad
  2019 Did not qualify
Total[13] 11/22 45 14 15 16 45 44

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Under-20 World Cup:England beat Venezuela in final". BBC Sport. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Young Lions set for new season". The Football Association. 25 July 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  3. ^ "ENGLAND MU20S SQUAD NAMED BY PAUL SIMPSON FOR MAURICE REVELLO TOURNAMENT IN FRANCE". The Football Association. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Ellery Balcombe". Brentford F.C. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Marc Guehi". Chelsea F.C. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Conor Gallagher". Chelsea F.C. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Brandon Austin". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g "Paul Simpson has picked his England U20s squad for games with Poland and Portugal". The Football Association. 14 March 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Adam Lewis". Liverpool F.C. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  10. ^ a b c d "England U20s squad named for September double-header". The Football Association. 31 August 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Japhet Tanganga". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  12. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup – Previous Tournaments". FIFA.com. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  13. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup: England". FIFA.com. 1 July 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2013.

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