United States men's national under-17 soccer team

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United States Under-17
Nickname(s) Team USA
The Stars and Stripes[1][2]
The Yanks
Association United States
Soccer Federation
Confederation CONCACAF
Head coach Richie Williams
Captain Hugo Arellano
FIFA code USA
First colors
Second colors
First international
 Guinea 1 – 0 United States 
(Beijing, China; July 31, 1985)
Biggest win
 United States 11 – 0 Kyrgyzstan 
(Baku, Azerbaijan; May 30, 2013)
Biggest defeat

 Oman 4 – 0 United States 
(Alexandria, Egypt; September 6, 1997)
 Germany 4 – 0 United States 
(Querétaro, Mexico; June 30, 2011)
 Czech Republic 4 – 0 United States 
(Turkey; January 20, 2012)

Records for competitive matches only.

The United States U-17 men's national soccer team is the national under-17 association football team of the United States and is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation. The highest level of competition in which the team may compete is in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which is held every two years.

History[edit]

CONCACAF U-17 Championship Record[edit]

  • 1983: First Place
  • 1985: DNP
  • 1987: Second Place
  • 1988: Second Place
  • 1991: Second Place
  • 1992: First Place
  • 1994: Second Place
  • 1997: Second Place
  • 1999: Second Place Group A; Won qualifying playoff
  • 2001: First Place Group A
  • 2003: First Place Group A
  • 2005: First Place Group A
  • 2007: First Place Group B
  • 2009: Championship Round
  • 2011: First Place
  • 2013: Quarter-finals
  • 2015: Won qualifying playoff

FIFA U-17 World Cup Record[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
China 1985 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 3 5
Canada 1987 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 3 5
Scotland 1989 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 5 7
Italy 1991 Quarter-Finals 4 3 0 1 6 2
Japan 1993 Quarter-Finals 4 1 1 2 8 8
Ecuador 1995 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 6
Egypt 1997 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 4 7
New Zealand 1999 Fourth Place 6 3 1 2 9 8
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 3 8
Finland 2003 Quarter-Finals 4 2 0 2 8 7
Peru 2005 Quarter-Finals 4 2 1 1 7 5
South Korea 2007 Round of 16 4 1 0 3 7 9
Nigeria 2009 Round of 16 4 2 0 2 4 4
Mexico 2011 Round of 16 4 1 1 2 4 6
United Arab Emirates 2013 Did not qualify
Chile 2015 Qualified
Total 15/16 52 19 5 28 72 87

Fixtures and results[edit]

2013[edit]

2013 Nike U-17 Friendlies[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 0 1 10 4 +6 6
 Brazil 3 1 1 1 4 6 –2 4
 Portugal 3 1 1 1 6 6 0 4
 England 3 1 0 2 6 10 –4 3

2014[edit]

The U-17 men's national team went 17-7-3 in 2014


2014 Mercedes Benz Aegean Cup[edit]

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Turkey 3 2 1 0 9 2 +7 7
 Ukraine 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
 Greece 3 0 2 1 0 1 -1 2
 Azerbaijan 3 0 1 2 2 9 –7 1

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 8 4 +4 7
 France 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
 Norway 3 1 0 2 6 9 -3 3
 Scotland 3 0 2 1 2 5 –3 2

2014 Nordic Under-17 Football Championship[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Norway 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 7
 Denmark 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 7
 United States 3 1 0 2 5 7 −2 3
 Faroe Islands 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0

2 August 2014
12:00 5th place
United States  3–4  Finland
Panchot Goal 56'
Rice Goal 60'
Braima Goal 70'
Report Sherrif Jr Goal 13'
Lahikainen Goal 18'
Soisalo Goal 31'
Källman Goal 46'
Nørre Aaby Stadion, Nørre Aaby
Attendance: 74
Referee: Ívar Ovar Kristjánsson (Iceland)

2015[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 20 players were called up for the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Will Pulisic (1998-04-16) April 16, 1998 (age 17) 18 0 United States Richmond United
12 1GK Kevin Silva (1998-01-05) January 5, 1998 (age 17) 15 0 United States Players Development Academy
2 2DF Matthew Olosunde (1998-03-07) March 7, 1998 (age 17) 24 0 United States New York Red Bulls
5 2DF Hugo Arellano (C) (1998-03-05) March 5, 1998 (age 17) 24 2 United States LA Galaxy
4 2DF Alexis Velela (1998-04-17) April 17, 1998 (age 17) 21 1 United States San Diego Surf
15 2DF Daniel Barbir (1998-01-31) January 31, 1998 (age 17) 16 0 England West Bromwich Albion
3 2DF John Nelson (1998-07-11) July 11, 1998 (age 16) 18 0 United States Internationals
14 2DF Tanner Dieterich (1998-04-05) April 5, 1998 (age 17) 16 0 United States Real Salt Lake
18 2DF Tyler Adams (1999-02-14) February 14, 1999 (age 16) 14 0 United States New York Red Bulls
10 3MF Christian Pulisic (1998-09-18) September 18, 1998 (age 16) 28 18 Germany Borussia Dortmund
8 3MF Luca de la Torre (1998-05-23) May 23, 1998 (age 16) 23 1 England Fulham
6 3MF Eric Calvillo (1998-01-02) January 2, 1998 (age 17) 22 0 United States Real So Cal
20 3MF Alejandro Zendejas (1998-02-07) February 7, 1998 (age 17) 22 4 United States FC Dallas
16 3MF Thomas McCabe (1998-04-04) April 4, 1998 (age 17) 19 0 United States Players Development Academy
7 4FW Haji Wright (1998-03-27) March 27, 1998 (age 17) 28 25 United States New York Cosmos
13 4FW McKinze Gaines (1998-03-02) March 2, 1998 (age 17) 22 5 United States Lonestar SC
17 4FW Pierre Da Silva (1998-07-28) July 28, 1998 (age 16) 22 2 United States Orlando City
11 4FW Joshua Perez (1998-01-21) January 21, 1998 (age 17) 19 1 Italy Fiorentina
9 4FW Joe Gallardo (1998-01-01) January 1, 1998 (age 17) 13 13 Mexico Monterrey
19 4FW Brandon Vazquez (1998-10-14) October 14, 1998 (age 16) 1 3 Mexico Tijuana

Recent Call Ups[edit]

These Players have been called up for the national team in the current cycle

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Eric Lopez (1999-03-05) March 5, 1999 (age 16) 2 0 United States LA Galaxy v.  Finland; August 2, 2014
GK Carlos Avilez (1999-01-09) January 9, 1999 (age 16) 1 0 United States FC Dallas v.  Turkey; January 25, 2014
GK Abraham Romaro (1998-02-15) February 15, 1998 (age 17) 1 0 United States LA Galaxy v.  Canada; November 17, 2013
DF George Braima (1998-02-01) February 1, 1998 (age 17) 9 1 United States Crew Soccer Academy v.  Qatar; November 22, 2014
DF Edwin Lara (1999-09-08) September 8, 1999 (age 15) 18 0 United States De Anza Force v.  Brazil; August 10, 2014
DF Nikkye De Point (1998-09-10) September 10, 1998 (age 16) 5 0 United States Empire Revolution v.  Finland; August 2, 2014
DF Miles Stray (1998-05-15) May 15, 1998 (age 16) 3 0 United States Real Salt Lake v.  Finland; August 2, 2014
DF A. J. Palazzolo (1998-02-18) February 18, 1998 (age 17) 2 0 United States St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri v.  Finland; August 2, 2014
DF Cristian Martinez (1998-04-15) April 15, 1998 (age 17) 1 0 United States NJSA 04 v.  Canada; November 17, 2013
MF Logan Panchot (1998-07-08) July 8, 1998 (age 16) 11 1 United States St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri v.  Brazil; December 2, 2014
MF Keegan Kelly (1998-12-08) December 8, 1998 (age 16) 10 0 United States Baltimore Celtic SC v.  Brazil; December 2, 2014
MF Brian Zelaya (1998-03-26) March 26, 1998 (age 17) 7 0 United States De Anza Force v.  Finland; August 2, 2014
MF Weston McKennie (1998-08-28) August 28, 1998 (age 16) 6 0 United States FC Dallas v.  Finland; August 2, 2014
MF Jonathan Gonzalez (1999-04-13) April 13, 1999 (age 16) 3 0 Mexico Monterrey v.  Finland; August 2, 2014
MF Kyle Gurrieri (1998-03-10) March 10, 1998 (age 17) 3 0 United States NJSA 04 v.  Finland; August 2, 2014
MF Devin Vega (1998-12-11) December 11, 1998 (age 16) 3 1 United States San Antonio Scorpions v.  Turkey; January 25, 2014
MF Nick Taitague (1999-02-17) February 17, 1999 (age 16) 2 1 United States Richmond United v.  Turkey; January 25, 2014
MF Kevin Coleman (1998-03-01) March 1, 1998 (age 17) 1 0 United States FC Richmond v.  Canada; November 17, 2013
FW Kai Koreniuk (1998-03-01) March 1, 1998 (age 17) 6 1 Netherlands Vitesse v.  Qatar; November 22, 2014
FW Elijah Rice (1998-02-18) February 18, 1998 (age 17) 12 4 United States Chicago Magic PSG v.  Panama; October 8, 2014
FW Eric Matzelevich (1998-11-28) November 28, 1998 (age 16) 3 1 United States Bethesda-Olney v.  Finland; August 2, 2014
FW Sean Teixeira (1998-03-17) March 17, 1998 (age 17) 1 1 United States New York Red Bulls v.  Canada; November 17, 2013
FW Rolando Escudero (1998-01-13) January 13, 1998 (age 17) 1 0 United States Pateadores v.  Canada; November 17, 2013
FW David Loera (1998-09-10) September 10, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States Orlando City v.  Canada; November 17, 2013
FW Jonathan Navarro (1998-08-11) August 11, 1998 (age 16) 0 0 United States De Anza Force v.  Canada; November 17, 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Goal.com – World Cup 2010 Preview: USA – Algeria". Retrieved June 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Newsweek". Retrieved June 22, 2010. 

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