Serbia national under-19 football team

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Serbia U19
Nickname(s) Orlići (The Young Eagles)
Association Football Association of Serbia
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Serbia Veljko Paunović
FIFA code SRB
First colours
Second colours
First international
as YUG:
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 3–0 France 
(Nice, 22 March 1951)
as SCG:
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FR Yugoslavia 5–2 Bulgaria 
(Subotica, 7 September 1995)
as SRB:
Serbia Serbia 2–1 Ukraine 
(Subotica, 15 September 2006)
Biggest win
as YUG:
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 8–0 Luxembourg Luxembourg
(Visoko, 26 March 1985)
as SCG:
Serbia and Montenegro Serbia&Monten. 7–1 Albania 
(Kula, 24 April 2005)
as SRB:
Serbia Serbia 6–0 Iceland 
(Bray, 30 May 2014)
Biggest defeat

as YUG:
Bulgaria Bulgaria 4–0 Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
(Sofia, 2 April 1959)
as SCG:
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FR Yugoslavia 2–6 Spain 
(Helsinki, 29 July 2001)
as SRB:
Serbia Serbia 0–4 Spain 
(Chiajna, 23 July 2011)

Records of biggest win/defeat are for competitive matches only

The Serbia national under-19 football team (Serbian: Omladinska reprezentacija Srbije) is the national under-19 football team of Serbia and is controlled by the Football Association of Serbia. The team is considered the successor to the Serbia and Montenegro national under-19 football team, which in turn was the successor to the Yugoslavia national under-19 football team.

Serbia won their first U19 title at the 2013 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, where they beat France in the final 1-0.

History[edit]

The Yugoslav U18 team represented Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia until the country dissolved in 1992.

From 1995 an under-18 team representing the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. The FR Yugoslavia (and the team) changed name to Serbia and Montenegro in 2003.

In 2006 Serbia and Montenegro separated, with its governing body converting into the Football Association of Serbia.

Competition history[edit]

Their first international competition was on 1951 FIFA Youth Tournament Under-18 where they beat Austria in the final 3-2.

They also won 1979 UEFA European Under-18 Championship beating the Bulgaria 1-0 in final.

The biggest success on the intercontinental stage happened on the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship played in Chile, when they became the world youth champions beating the West Germany in the final 5-4 on penalty shootout in Santiago. According to success, that generation was also known as Čileanci (Chileans).

After the changes in 2001. made by UEFA, when the championship received its current name and level (U19), Serbian squad reach the semifinals in 2005, 2009 and 2011.

Finally in the 2013 UEFA European Under-19 Championship Serbian team become European Champions, when they made victory in the final over France 1-0 in Marijampolė.

Competitive Record[edit]

UEFA European U-19 Championship Record[edit]

Played as Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
Serbia and Montenegro Scg Norway 2002 Did not qualify
Liechtenstein 2003
Switzerland 2004
Northern Ireland 2005 Semifinal 4 3 0 1 9 5
Poland 2006 Did not qualify
 Serbia Austria 2007 Group stage 3 1 0 2 10 10
Czech Republic 2008 Did not qualify
Ukraine 2009 Semifinal 4 2 1 1 5 5
France 2010 Did not qualify
Romania 2011 Semifinal 4 1 1 2 5 9
Estonia 2012 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 8
Lithuania 2013 Champions 5 3 2 0 7 4
Hungary 2014 Qualified _ _ _ _ _ _
Total 6/12 23 10 4 9 37 41

FIFA World Youth Championship Record[edit]

Played as Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yug Tunisia 1977 Did not qualify
Japan 1979 Group stage 3 1 0 2 5 3
Australia 1981 Did not qualify
Mexico 1983
Soviet Union 1985
Chile 1987 Champions 6 5 1 0 17 6
Saudi Arabia 1989 Did not qualify
Portugal 1991
Serbia and Montenegro Scg Australia 1993 Banned
Qatar 1995
Malaysia 1997 Did not qualify
Nigeria 1999
Argentina 2001
United Arab Emirates 2003
Netherlands 2005
 Serbia Canada 2007 Did not qualify
Egypt 2009
Colombia 2011
Turkey 2013
New Zealand 2015 TBD
Total 2/19 9 6 1 2 22 9
*Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shootout.

Recent results[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were named in the squad for the 2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship in July 2014.[1]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Predrag Rajković (1995-10-31) 31 October 1995 (age 18) 6 0 Serbia Red Star Belgrade
22 1GK Vanja Milinković-Savić (1997-02-20) 20 February 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Serbia Vojvodina
12 1GK Boris Radunović (1996-05-26) 26 May 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Serbia Rad
2 2DF Miloš Veljković (1995-09-26) 26 September 1995 (age 18) 11 0 England Tottenham Hotspur
3 2DF Nemanja Antonov (1995-05-06) 6 May 1995 (age 19) 11 0 Serbia OFK Beograd
6 2DF Srđan Babić (1996-04-22) 22 April 1996 (age 18) 8 2 Serbia Vojvodina
5 2DF Miladin Stevanović (1996-02-11) 11 February 1996 (age 18) 4 0 Serbia Teleoptik
13 2DF Stefan Milošević (1995-04-07) 7 April 1995 (age 19) 2 0 Serbia Teleoptik
14 2DF Radovan Pankov (1995-08-05) 5 August 1995 (age 18) 2 0 Serbia Vojvodina
7 3MF Veljko Simić (1995-02-17) 17 February 1995 (age 19) 15 8 Switzerland Basel
18 3MF Saša Zdjelar (1995-03-20) 20 March 1995 (age 19) 13 1 Serbia OFK Beograd
3MF Milan Gajić (1996-01-28) 28 January 1996 (age 18) 13 1 Serbia OFK Beograd
4 3MF Sergej Milinković-Savić (1995-02-27) 27 February 1995 (age 19) 11 5 Belgium Genk
8 3MF Nemanja Maksimović (C) (1995-01-26) 26 January 1995 (age 19) 11 2 Slovenia Domžale
11 3MF Andrija Živković (1996-07-11) 11 July 1996 (age 18) 5 1 Serbia Partizan
16 3MF Danilo Pantić (1996-10-26) 26 October 1996 (age 17) 4 0 Serbia Partizan
20 3MF Marko Grujić (1996-04-13) 13 April 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Serbia Red Star Belgrade
10 4FW Mijat Gaćinović (1995-02-08) 8 February 1995 (age 19) 11 3 Serbia Vojvodina
19 4FW Staniša Mandić (1995-01-27) 27 January 1995 (age 19) 6 1 Serbia Čukarički
17 4FW Dejan Dražić (1995-09-26) 26 September 1995 (age 18) 4 0 Serbia OFK Beograd
9 4FW Luka Jović (1997-12-23) 23 December 1997 (age 16) 0 0 Serbia Red Star Belgrade
7 4FW Nemanja Radonjić (1996-02-15) 15 February 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Italy Roma

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players are also part of a team in this season

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Darko Dejanović (1995-03-17) 17 March 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Serbia Žarkovo
2DF Stefan Vico (1995-02-28) 28 February 1995 (age 19) 6 0 Serbia Rad
2DF Nikola Maraš (1995-12-19) 19 December 1995 (age 18) 4 0 Serbia Rad
3MF Milan Jokić (1995-03-21) 21 March 1995 (age 19) 10 2 Serbia BSK
3MF Milan Spremo (1995-04-27) 27 April 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Serbia Vojvodina
4FW Stefan Ilić (1995-04-07) 7 April 1995 (age 19) 10 4 Serbia Spartak

Former squads[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Dates Name
2013– Serbia Veljko Paunović
2012–2013 Serbia Ljubinko Drulović
2012 Serbia Zoran Marić
2011–2012 Serbia Dejan Govedarica
2010–2011 Serbia Tomislav Sivić
2008–2010 Serbia Aleksandar Stanojević
2006–2007 Serbia Zvonko Živković
2005–2006 Serbia and Montenegro Miodrag Radulović
2004–2005 Serbia and Montenegro Zvonko Živković
2003–2004 Serbia and Montenegro Miodrag Martać
2002–2003 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Pavković
2000–2001 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mile Tomić

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Novosti: Na Paunovićevom spisku po četiri igrača Zvezde, Vojvodine i OFK Beograda, tri Partizana... (Serbian) 8 July 2014

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