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Wales national under-17 football team

The Wales national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Wales and is controlled by the Football Association of Wales. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship held every year.

Wales Under-17
Nickname(s)Young Dragons
AssociationFootball Association of Wales
Head coachWales Geraint Williams
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
AppearancesNone (first in -)
Best result-
European Championship
AppearancesNone (first in -)
Best result-

Contents

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA Under-17 World CupEdit

  • 1985–1989: Did not Enter
  • 1991–2019: Did not Qualify

UEFA Under-16 ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1982–1989 did not enter
  • 1990–2001 did not qualify

UEFA Under-17 ChampionshipsEdit

  • 2002 Qualifying Round
  • 2003 Elite Round
  • 2004 Elite Round
  • 2005 Qualifying Round
  • 2006 Elite Round
  • 2007 Elite Round
  • 2008 Elite Round
  • 2009 Elite Round
  • 2010 Elite Round
  • 2011 Qualifying Round
  • 2012 Elite Round
  • 2013 Qualifying Round
  • 2014 Elite Round
  • 2015 Elite Round
  • 2016 Elite Round
  • 2017 Qualifying Round
  • 2018 TBD

PlayersEdit

Latest squadEdit

Players born on or after 1 January 2001 are eligible for the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

Under-17 squad called up to play UEFA Euro qualifiers in October 2018.[1]

Name Club
David Robson   Hull City
Cian Tyler   Coventry City
Iestyn Hughes   Manchester United
Owen Hesketh   Manchester City
Luc Noble   Bristol Rovers
Oliver Denham   Manchester United
Owen Beck   Liverpool
Tivonge Rushesha   Swansea City
Will Rickard   Swansea City
Bradley Gibbings   Swansea City
Chem Campbell   Wolverhampton Wanderers
Eli King   Cardiff City
Dan Malone   Stoke City
Rubin Colwill   Cardiff City
Jack Madelin   A.F.C. Wimbledon
Joshua Thomas   Swansea City
Michael Sparkes   Celtic
James Holmes   Milton Keynes Dons
Will Russ   Leicester City

Results and fixturesEdit

2016 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification RoundEdit

Wales hosted the qualification round games for their group on 22, 24 and 27 October 2015.[2] Wales qualified for the Elite Round as one of the five best third-placed teams from the Qualification Round.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands 3 2 0 1 10 3 +7 6[a] Elite round
2    Switzerland 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 6[a]
3   Wales (H) 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
4   Albania 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Ranked by head-to-head record (Netherlands: 3 pts; Switzerland: 0 pts).
Netherlands  1–2  Wales
Nunnely   40+1' Report Cooper   4'71'
Referee: Alexandr Aliyev (Kazakhstan)

Switzerland   1–0  Wales
Zeqiri   57' Report
Referee: Thoroddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)

Wales  1–1  Albania
Evans   42' Report Kastrati   39'
Referee: Thoroddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)

2016 UEFA Under-17 Championship Elite RoundEdit

For the Elite Round, Wales were drawn against Portugal, Croatia and Sweden. Croatia will act as group hosts. Fifteen teams will qualify from the Elite Round; the eight group winners and seven second-placed teams with the best record against the first and third-placed teams in their groups. The Elite Round qualifiers will join hosts Azerbaijan in the final tournament.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Portugal 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9 Final tournament
2   Sweden 3 2 0 1 3 3 0 6
3   Wales 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 3
4   Croatia (H) 3 0 0 3 3 8 −5 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Croatia  0–2  Wales
Report Woodburn   16'
Cullen   45'
Referee: Juri Frischer (Estonia)

Portugal  1–0  Wales
Gomes   40' Report
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)

Wales  0–1  Sweden
Report Isak   69'
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)

2017 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification RoundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Scotland 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8 9 Elite round
2   Portugal (H) 3 2 0 1 7 1 +6 6
3   Wales 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
4   Malta 3 0 0 3 0 14 −14 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Wales  0–2  Portugal
Report Camacho   13' (pen.)
Rodrigues   36'

Scotland  1–0  Wales
Ross   80+1' Report

Malta  0–3  Wales
Report Thorpe   9'
Vale   58'
Oddy   70'

FriendliesEdit

Wales  0–1  Greece
Report Athanasios   9'

Wales  1–0  Greece
Edwards   9' Report

Slovenia  0–3  Wales
Report Roberts   34'
Cullen   46'
Zaletel   53' (o.g.)

Slovenia  1–0  Wales
Medved   14' Report

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit