Wales national under-19 football team
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The Wales national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of Wales and is run by the Football Association of Wales. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-19 Championship held every year.
|Association||Football Association of Wales|
|Head coach||Rob Edwards|
| Northern Ireland 4-0 Wales|
(London, England; 15 April 1948)
| Wales 6-1 Iceland|
(Swansea, Wales; 26 November 1970)
| Netherlands 11-2 Wales|
(Dordrecht, Netherlands; 6 March 1963)
|UEFA U-19 Championship|
|Appearances||7 (first in 1948)|
|Best result||First Round (6 times)|
In 2019 the side qualified for the Elite Round of the European Under-19 Football Championship for the first time. In 2020 they qualified once again, after topping their qualifying group for the first time.
The under-19 squad is a proving ground for talented youngsters. Full international players like Gareth Bale, Joe Allen, and Wayne Hennessey, as well as most of the current Wales U21 side, have progressed through the team.
Players born on or after 1 January 2001 are eligible for the 2020 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Players in bold have attained full international caps. Clubs as of the date of the announcement.
Under-19 squad called up for friendly matches versus Austria on 11 and 14 October 2019.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||Daniel Barden||2 January 2002||0||0||Norwich City|
|GK||Lewis Webb||12 September 2001||0||0||Swansea City|
|DF||Tivonge Rushesha||24 July 2002||0||0||Swansea City|
|DF||Neco Williams||13 April 2001||0||0||Liverpool|
|DF||Morgan Boyes||22 April 2001||0||0||Liverpool|
|DF||Ryan Astley||4 October 2001||0||0||Everton|
|DF||Cameron Evans||23 February 2001||0||0||Swansea City|
|MF||Danny Williams||19 April 2001||0||0||Swansea City|
|MF||Callum Watts||20 October 2001||0||0||Southampton|
|MF||Rhys Hughes||21 September 2001||0||0||Everton|
|MF||Joe Adams||13 February 2001||0||0||Brentford|
|MF||Sam Pearson||26 October 2001||0||0||Bristol City|
|FW||Sam Bowen||14 January 2001||0||0||Cardiff City|
|FW||Will Russ||8 November 2002||0||0||Leicester City|
|FW||Joshua Thomas||24 September 2002||0||0||Swansea City|
|FW||Lewis Collins||9 May 2001||0||0||Newport County|
|MF||Luca Hoole||2 June 2002||0||0||Bristol Rovers|
|MF||Harry Pinchard||11 September 2001||0||0||Cardiff City|
|MF||Scott Smith||7 February 2001||0||0||Wigan Athletic|
|FW||Christian Norton||21 May 2001||0||0||Southampton|
Results and FixturesEdit
|1||Wales (H)||3||2||1||0||7||2||+5||7||Elite round|
|Harris 63' (o.g.)
Alexander-Arnold 73' (pen.)
|Report||Broadhead 35' (pen.), 75'