Scotland national under-17 football team

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Scotland Under-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Scottish Football Association
Head coach Scot Gemmill
First colours
Second colours
European Championship
Appearances 2 (First in 2008)
Best result Semi-final: 2014

The Scotland national under-17 football team, controlled by the Scottish Football Association, is Scotland's national under 17 football team and is considered to be a feeder team for the Scotland national football team. The team represents Scotland in international Under 17 competitions such as the European Championship.

The team has qualified for two European Championship final tournaments, in 2008 and 2014. The team achieved its best result in 2014 by progressing to the semi-final.[1]

As of April 2014, the squad is coached by Scot Gemmill.[2] The team was previously coached by Dean Gorre.[3]

UEFA European U-17 Football Championship Record[edit]

Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
Denmark 2002 did not qualify
Portugal 2003 did not qualify
France 2004 did not qualify
Italy 2005 did not qualify
Luxembourg 2006 did not qualify
Belgium 2007 did not qualify
Turkey 2008 Group stage 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5
Germany 2009 did not qualify
Liechtenstein 2010 did not qualify
Serbia 2011 did not qualify
Slovenia 2012 did not qualify
Slovakia 2013 did not qualify
Malta 2014 Semi final 4 2 0 2 4 8 −4
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Recent results[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were selected for the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship finals, with group stage matches against Portugal, Germany and Switzerland. The tournament, which is being hosted by Malta, is to be played between 9 May and 21 May.[4]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Fraser Mortimer (1997-01-21) 21 January 1997 (age 17) 8 0 Scotland Dundee
12 1GK Mackay Devlin (1997-01-23) 23 January 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Scotland Kilmarnock
2 2DF Sam Wardrop (1997-10-20) 20 October 1997 (age 16)[5] 8 0 Scotland Celtic
3 2DF Tom Lang (1997-06-12) 12 June 1997 (age 17) 6 1 England Birmingham City
4 2DF Jack Breslin (1997-04-06) 6 April 1997 (age 17) 11 1 Scotland Celtic
5 2DF Kyle Cameron (1997-01-15) 15 January 1997 (age 17) 4 0 England Newcastle United
8 2DF Michael Kelly (1997-11-03) 3 November 1997 (age 16) 5 0 Scotland Aberdeen
11 2DF Aidan McIlduff (1997-04-20) 20 April 1997 (age 17)[6] 7 1 Scotland Celtic
15 2DF Zak Jules (1997-02-17) 17 February 1997 (age 17)[7] 0 0 England Reading
17 2DF Cameron Ballantyne (1997-04-13) 13 April 1997 (age 17)[8] 5 1 Scotland Dundee United
18 2DF Jake Sheppard (1997-05-30) 30 May 1997 (age 17)[9] 2 1 England Reading
4 3MF Joseph Thomson (1997-01-14) 14 January 1997 (age 17) 5 0 Scotland Celtic
8 3MF Aidan Nesbitt (1997-02-05) 5 February 1997 (age 17)[10] 9 1 Scotland Celtic
9 4FW Craig Wighton (1997-07-27) 27 July 1997 (age 16) 13 6 Scotland Dundee
10 4FW Steven Boyd (1997-04-12) 12 April 1997 (age 17) 8 0 Scotland Celtic
13 4FW Calvin Miller (1998-01-09) 9 January 1998 (age 16) 5 0 Scotland Celtic
14 4FW Ryan Hardie (1997-03-17) 17 March 1997 (age 17) 6 1 Scotland Rangers
16 4FW Scott Wright (1997-08-08) 8 August 1997 (age 16) 3 1 Scotland Aberdeen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scotland Under-17s reach European Championship semi-final". BBC Sport (BBC). 15 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Scotland Under-17 squad announced for Euro finals". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. 23 April 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Stewart Fisher (19 October 2012). "Gorre aims to add Dutch of magic to industrious Scots". The Herald. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Scotland - Under-17". UEFA. 
  5. ^ "Sam Wardrop". Scottish FA. 
  6. ^ "Aidan McIlduff". Scottish FA. 
  7. ^ "Zak Jules". Scottish FA. 
  8. ^ "Cameron Ballantyne". Scottish FA. 
  9. ^ "Jake Sheppard". Scottish FA. 
  10. ^ "Aidan Nesbitt". Scottish FA. 

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