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 Spoon Jacobs
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

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
Total 14/14 52 19 5 28 72 87

Fixtures and results[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 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

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 20 players were called up for the 2013 Nike International Friendlies.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Kevin Silva (1998-01-05) January 5, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States Players Development Academy
12 1GK William Pulisic (1998-04-16) April 16, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States Los Angeles Galaxy
2 2DF Matthew Olosunde (1998-03-07) March 7, 1998 (age 16) 2 0 United States New York Red Bulls
3 2DF John Nelson (1998-07-11) July 11, 1998 (age 16) 2 0 United States Internationals
5 2DF George Braima (1998-02-01) February 1, 1998 (age 16) 2 0 United States Crew Soccer Academy
13 2DF Edwin Lara (1999-09-08) September 8, 1999 (age 15) 3 0 United States San Jose Earthquakes
14 2DF Hugo Arellano (1998-03-05) March 5, 1998 (age 16) 2 0 United States Chivas USA
15 2DF Alexis Velela (1998-04-17) April 17, 1998 (age 16) 2 0 United States San Diego Surf
6 3MF Eric Calvillo (Captain) (1998-01-02) January 2, 1998 (age 16) 2 0 United States Real So Cal
8 3MF Luca De La Torre (1998-05-23) May 23, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 England Fulham
10 3MF Alejandro Zendejas (1998-02-07) February 7, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States FC Dallas
16 3MF Logan Panchot (1998-07-08) July 8, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri
17 3MF Brian Zelaya (1998-03-26) March 26, 1998 (age 16) 3 0 United States De Anza Force
18 3MF Thomas McCabe (1998-04-04) April 4, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States Players Development Academy
7 4FW Christian Pulisic (1998-09-18) September 18, 1998 (age 16) 4 0 United States PA Classics
9 4FW Haji Wright (1998-03-27) March 27, 1998 (age 16) 2 2 United States Los Angeles Galaxy
11 4FW Joshua Perez (1998-01-21) January 21, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 Italy Fiorentina
19 4FW Joe Gallardo (1998-01-01) January 1, 1998 (age 16) 2 2 Mexico Monterrey
20 4FW Pierre Da Silva (1998-07-28) July 28, 1998 (age 16) 2 0 United States New York Soccer Club

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 Abraham Romaro (1998-02-15) February 15, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States Los Angeles Galaxy v.  Canada, November 17, 2013
DF Nikkye De Point (1998-09-10) September 10, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States Revolution Empire v.  Canada, November 17, 2013
DF Tanner Dieterich (1998-05-04) May 4, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States Tennessee Soccer Club v.  Canada, November 17, 2013
DF Cristian Martinez (1998-04-15) April 15, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States NJSA 04 v.  Canada, November 17, 2013
DF Elijah Rice (1998-02-18) February 18, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States Chicago Magic PSG v.  Canada, November 17, 2013
MF Kevin Coleman (1998-03-01) March 1, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States FC Richmond v.  Canada, November 17, 2013
MF Rolando Escudero (1998-01-13) January 13, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States Pateadores v.  Canada, November 17, 2013
MF Kyle Gurrieri (1998-03-10) March 10, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States NJSA 04 v.  Canada, November 17, 2013
MF Weston McKennie (1998-08-28) August 28, 1998 (age 16) 1 0 United States FC Dallas v.  Canada, November 17, 2013
MF Devon Vega (1998-12-11) December 11, 1998 (age 16) 2 1 United States San Antonio Scorpions 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 Sean Teixeira (1998-03-17) March 17, 1998 (age 16) 1 1 United States New York Red Bulls 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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