England national under-17 football team


England Under-17
Nickname(s)Three Lions
AssociationThe Football Association
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachVacant
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 (Record) (first in 1984)
Best resultChampions (2010 and 2014)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances4 (first in 2007)
Best resultChampions (2017)

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 Justin Cochrane.[1]

Competition history


FIFA U-17 World Cup

England reached the quarter-final stage at both the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup[2][3] and 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.[4]

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.[5] Phil Foden was awarded the Golden Ball for being the best player at the tournament.[6] Rhian Brewster won the Golden Boot for tournament leading goalscorer[6] and the Bronze ball.[6] 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
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA Squad
1985Did not enter
1987
1989
1991Did not qualify
1993
1995
1997
1999
2001
2003
2005
2007Quarter-finals5311127Squad
2009Did not qualify
2011Quarter-finals522189Squad
2013Did not qualify
2015Group stage302112Squad
2017Champions7610236Squad
2019Did not qualify
2021Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic[7]
2023To be determined
Total4/192011634424
Year Golden Ball Award
2017 Phil Foden[6]

UEFA European Under-17 Championship

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.[8] Forward Wayne Rooney was awarded the Golden player accolade.[8] 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.[9]

England defeated Spain at the 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Championship to become Champions at under-17 level for the first time.[10] Forward Connor Wickham scored the winning goal in the final and was subsequently named Golden player of the tournament.[11] 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.[10] England won their second title at the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, defeating the Netherlands in the final on Penalties.[12]

They finished runners up at the 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, losing to Spain in the final on a penalty shoot-out.[13] Forward Jadon Sancho was named Golden player.[14]

The 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was hosted by England.[15] They were eliminated at the semi-final stage by the Netherlands in a penalty shoot-out.[16]

Championship record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA Squad
2002Third Place6411106Squad
2003Fourth place513166Squad
2004Fourth place5311117Squad
2005Group stage310263Squad
2006Elite round-------
2007Runners-up531184Squad
2008Elite round-------
2009Group stage301216Squad
2010Champions5500104Squad
2011Semi-final411255Squad
2012Elite round-------
2013Elite round-------
2014Champions5401104Squad
2015Quarter-final421132Squad
2016Quarter-final420264Squad
2017Runners-up6501154Squad
2018Semi-final530263Squad
2019Group stage311167Squad
2020Cancelled[17]
2021--------
Total14/186335101810265
Year Golden Player Award
2002 Wayne Rooney[8]
2010 Connor Wickham[11]
2017 Jadon Sancho[14]

Other tournaments

England have also competed at the Nordic tournament[18] and Algarve Tournament.[19]

England host an annual FA international tournament.[citation needed]

Fixtures and results 2019–20


2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

Qualification
Elite qualifying round
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 tournament
Group stage
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
  • Elanga  17', 29'
Referee: Donald Robertson (Scotland)

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

Friendlies

6 September 2019 England  5–0  Finland Stadion Victoria, Sulejówek
Musiala  38'
Barry  44', 83'
Bellingham  80'
Simons  88'
Report
8 September 2019 England  4–2  Austria Zabki Municipal Stadium, Ząbki
Richards  33'
Delap  35', 70'
Bellingham  42'
Report Coco  16'
Omic  76'
Attendance: 100
10 September 2019 Poland  2–2  England Zabki Municipal Stadium, Ząbki
Cielemecki  30'
Kozłowski  38'
Report Elliott  4' (pen.)
Musiala  10'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Piotr Urban (Poland)
10 October 2019 England  3–3  Germany Pinatar Arena, San Pedro del Pinatar
Diallo  27'
Dobbin  55'
Young-Coombes  90'
Report Günther  6'
Netz  12', 43'
Attendance: 211
Referee: Juan Campos (Spain)
12 October 2019 England  1–2  Germany Pinatar Arena, San Pedro del Pinatar
Fish  90' Report Netz  11'
Günther  48'
Attendance: 171
Referee: José Lax (Spain)
14 October 2019 Spain  1–1  England Pinatar Arena, San Pedro del Pinatar
Rodríguez  90' Report Dembélé  26' Attendance: 500
Referee: Rafael Sánchez López (Spain)
15 November 2019 England  1–3  Denmark North Street, Alfreton
Dobbin  67' Report Kjaergaard  38'
Faghir  47'
Bredahl  59'
Attendance: 453
Referee: James Oldham (England)
19 November 2019 England  2–0  Czech Republic Damson Park, Solihull
Robertson  30', 42' Report Attendance: 1,151
Referee: Josh Smith (England)
8 February 2020 England  4–2  Russia Estadio Municipal de Marbella, Marbella
Vale  60'
Diallo  78'
Dobbin  80'
Barry  90'
Report Gladyshev  47'
Ermakov  76'
10 February 2020 England  4–0  Ukraine Estadio Municipal de Marbella, Marbella
Barry  27'
Dobbin  30', 67'
Diallo  83'
Report

Players


Latest squad

season, including the 2020 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, players born on or after 1 January 2003 are eligible.[20] 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 Ukraine and Russia, played in February 2020.[21]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
- 1GK Coniah Boyce-Clarke (2003-03-01) 1 March 2003 (age 18)[22] Reading
- 1GK Matthew Cox (2003-05-02) 2 May 2003 (age 18)[23] AFC Wimbledon
- 1GK Teddy Sharman-Lowe (2003-01-19) 19 January 2003 (age 18) Burton Albion

- 2DF Nelson Abbey (2003-08-28) 28 August 2003 (age 17) Reading
- 2DF Derrick Abu (2003-12-18) 18 December 2003 (age 17)[24] Chelsea
- 2DF Ethan Ingram (2003-10-19) 19 October 2003 (age 17) West Bromwich Albion
- 2DF Nohan Kenneh (2003-01-10) 10 January 2003 (age 18)[25] Leeds United
- 2DF Jarell Quansah (2003-01-29) 29 January 2003 (age 18)[26] Liverpool
- 2DF Fedel Ross Lang Manchester City
- 2DF Imari Samuels (2003-02-05) 5 February 2003 (age 18)[27] Reading

- 3MF Omari Hutchinson (2003-10-29) 29 October 2003 (age 17) Arsenal
- 3MF Nile John (2003-03-06) 6 March 2003 (age 18) Tottenham Hotspur
- 3MF Aaron Ramsey (2003-01-21) 21 January 2003 (age 18)[28] Aston Villa
- 3MF James Sweet (2003-11-03) 3 November 2003 (age 17) Arsenal
- 3MF Harvey Vale (2003-09-11) 11 September 2003 (age 17)[29] Chelsea

- 4FW Abdul Abdulmalik (2003-04-21) 21 April 2003 (age 18) Millwall
- 4FW Louie Barry (2003-06-21) 21 June 2003 (age 18) Aston Villa
- 4FW Ayman Benarous (2003-04-02) 2 April 2003 (age 18) Bristol City
- 4FW Amadou Diallo (2003-02-15) 15 February 2003 (age 18)[30] West Ham United
- 4FW Lewis Dobbin (2003-01-03) 3 January 2003 (age 18)[31] Everton
- 4FW Fionn Mooney (2003-10-12) 12 October 2003 (age 17) Crystal Palace
- 4FW Jamal Musiala (2003-02-26) 26 February 2003 (age 18) Bayern Munich
Recent call-ups

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 18)[32] - - Arsenal v.  Germany,  Spain, October 2019[33]
GK Tobi Oluwayemi (2003-05-08) 8 May 2003 (age 18) - - Celtic v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
GK Adam Richardson (2003-09-07) 7 September 2003 (age 17)[35] - - Sunderland v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]

DF Luke Badley-Morgan (2003-10-22) 22 October 2003 (age 17)[36] - - Chelsea v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
DF Jamal Baptiste (2003-11-11) 11 November 2003 (age 17)[37] - - West Ham United v.  Germany,  Spain, October 2019[33]
DF Finley Burns (2003-06-17) 17 June 2003 (age 18)[38] - - Manchester City Syrenka Cup, September 2019[39]
DF Levi Colwill (2003-02-26) 26 February 2003 (age 18)[40] - - Chelsea v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
DF CJ Egan-Riley (2003-01-02) 2 January 2003 (age 18)[41] - - Manchester City v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
DF Will Fish (2003-02-17) 17 February 2003 (age 18) - - Manchester United v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
DF Zane Monlouis (2003-10-16) 16 October 2003 (age 17) - - Arsenal v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
DF James Norris (2003-04-04) 4 April 2003 (age 18) - - Liverpool v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
DF Daniel Oyegoke (2003-01-03) 3 January 2003 (age 18)[42] - - Arsenal v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
DF Reece Welch (2003-09-19) 19 September 2003 (age 17)[43] - - Everton v.  Germany,  Spain, October 2019[33]

MF James Balagizi (2003-09-20) 20 September 2003 (age 17)[44] - - Liverpool v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
MF Jude Bellingham (2003-06-29) 29 June 2003 (age 18) - - Borussia Dortmund Syrenka Cup, September 2019[39]
MF Carney Chukwuemeka (2004-01-07) 7 January 2004 (age 17) - - Aston Villa v.  Germany,  Spain, October 2019[33]
MF Samuel Edozie (2003-01-28) 28 January 2003 (age 18)[45] - - Manchester City v.  Germany,  Spain, October 2019[33]
MF Tyler Onyango (2003-03-04) 4 March 2003 (age 18) - - Everton v.  Germany,  Spain, October 2019[33]
MF Charlie Patino (2003-10-17) 17 October 2003 (age 17)[46] - - Arsenal v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
MF Jadan Raymond (2003-10-15) 15 October 2003 (age 17)[47] - - Crystal Palace v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
MF Alex Robertson (2003-04-17) 17 April 2003 (age 18)[48] - - Manchester City v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
MF Xavier Simons (2003-02-20) 20 February 2003 (age 18)[49] - - Chelsea Syrenka Cup, September 2019[39]

FW Liam Delap (2003-02-08) 8 February 2003 (age 18) - - Manchester City Syrenka Cup, September 2019[39]
FW Karamoko Dembélé (2003-02-22) 22 February 2003 (age 18) - - Celtic v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
FW Harvey Elliott (2003-04-04) 4 April 2003 (age 18) - - Liverpool v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
FW Samuel Iling-Junior (2003-10-04) 4 October 2003 (age 17)[50] - - Chelsea v.  Germany,  Spain, October 2019[33]
FW Rico Richards (2003-09-27) 27 September 2003 (age 17)[51] - - West Bromwich Albion Syrenka Cup, September 2019[39]
FW Lewis Richardson (2003-02-07) 7 February 2003 (age 18) - - Burnley v.  Denmark,  Czech Republic, November 2019[34]
FW Nathan Young-Coombes (2003-01-15) 15 January 2003 (age 18)[52] - - Rangers v.  Germany,  Spain, October 2019[33]


Honours


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