England national under-17 football team

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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

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]

Competition history[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

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 record[edit]

Year Round Pld W D L GF GA Squad
China 1985 Did not enter
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989
Italy 1991 Did not qualify
Japan 1993
Ecuador 1995
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999
Trinidad and Tobago 2001
Finland 2003
Peru 2005
South Korea 2007 Quarter-finals 5 3 1 1 12 7 Squad
Nigeria 2009 Did not qualify
Mexico 2011 Quarter-finals 5 2 2 1 8 9 Squad
United Arab Emirates 2013 Did not qualify
Chile 2015 Group stage 3 0 2 1 1 2 Squad
India 2017 Champions 7 6 1 0 23 6 Squad
Brazil 2019 Did not qualify
Peru 2021 To be determined
Total 4/19 20 11 6 3 44 24
Year Golden Ball Award
India 2017 Phil Foden[5]

UEFA European Under-17 Championship[edit]

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 record[edit]

Year Round Pld W D L GF GA Squad
Denmark 2002 Third Place 6 4 1 1 10 6 Squad
Portugal 2003 Fourth place 5 1 3 1 6 6 Squad
France 2004 Fourth place 5 3 1 1 11 7 Squad
Italy 2005 Group stage 3 1 0 2 6 3 Squad
Luxembourg 2006 Elite round - - - - - - -
Belgium 2007 Runners-up 5 3 1 1 8 4 Squad
Turkey 2008 Elite round - - - - - - -
Germany 2009 Group stage 3 0 1 2 1 6 Squad
Liechtenstein 2010 Champions 5 5 0 0 10 4 Squad
Serbia 2011 Semi-final 4 1 1 2 5 5 Squad
Slovenia 2012 Elite round - - - - - - -
Slovakia 2013 Elite round - - - - - - -
Malta 2014 Champions 5 4 0 1 10 4 Squad
Bulgaria 2015 Quarter-final 4 2 1 1 3 2 Squad
Azerbaijan 2016 Quarter-final 4 2 0 2 6 4 Squad
Croatia 2017 Runners-up 6 5 0 1 15 4 Squad
England 2018 Semi-final 5 3 0 2 6 3 Squad
Republic of Ireland 2019 Group stage 3 1 1 1 6 7 Squad
Estonia 2020 - - - - - - - -
Total 14/18 63 35 10 18 102 65
Year Golden Player Award
Denmark 2002 Wayne Rooney[6]
Liechtenstein 2010 Connor Wickham[9]
Croatia 2017 Jadon Sancho[12]

Other tournaments[edit]

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 2018–19[edit]

2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship[edit]

Group stage[edit]

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 Goal 29' (pen.)
Daly Goal 61'
Report Lugassy Goal 40+1' (pen.)
Attendance: 6,102
Referee: Halil Umut Meler (Turkey)
England 2–1 Italy
Appiah Goal 64'
Doyle Goal 69' (pen.)
Report Riccardi Goal 14'
Attendance: 7,159
Referee: Vilhjalmur Thorarinsson (Iceland)
England 0–1  Switzerland
Report Mambimbi Goal 40+1'
Attendance: 6,146
Referee: Horatiu Fesnic (Romania)

Quarter-final[edit]

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

Semi-final[edit]

England 0–0 Netherlands
Report
Penalties
5–6
Attendance: 7,952
Referee: Horatiu Fesnic (Romania)

Friendlies[edit]

2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Elite qualifying round[edit]
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 Goal 22'80'
S. Greenwood Goal 30'32' (pen.)
Fazlic Goal 56' (o.g.)
Report De Donno Goal 52'
Stergiou Goal 68'
Referee: Ondřej Pechanec (Czech Republic)

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

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

Final tournament[edit]

Group stage[edit]
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)

Players[edit]

Latest squad[edit]

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] England Reading
- 1GK Tobi Oluwayemi (2003-05-08) 8 May 2003 (age 16) Scotland Celtic
- 1GK Adam Richardson (2003-09-07) 7 September 2003 (age 16)[20] England Sunderland

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

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

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

Recent call-ups[edit]

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] - - England Arsenal v.  Germany,  Spain, October 2019[37]

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

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

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


Honours[edit]

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