Wales national under-17 football team

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Wales Under-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Young Dragons
Association Football Association of Wales
Head coach Wales Geraint Williams
First colours
Second colours

The Wales national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Wales and is controlled by the Football Association of Wales. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship held every year.

Players[edit]

Latest squad[edit]

Players born on or after 1 January 1998 are eligible for the 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

Wales squad for the UEFA development tournament matches against Iceland, Faroe Islands and Northern Ireland on 8 April, 9 April and 11 April 2014. Liam Angel withdrew from the squad and was replaced by Jordan Davies. [1]

All players are born on, or after 01.01.1998. Players in bold have attained full international caps.

Name Club
Goalkeepers
Kelland Absalom Wales Cardiff City
Rhys Williams England Bury
Defenders
Ryan Leak England Wolverhampton Wanderers
Jack Challis England Birmingham City
Aaron Lewis Wales Swansea City
Cameron Coxe Wales Cardiff City
Rhys Abbruzzese Wales Cardiff City
Sam Williams Wales Cardiff City
Midfielders
Ryan Harrington England Everton
Joe McNulty England Bristol City
Jack Evans Wales Swansea City
Ben Keating England Peterborough United
Rhyle Ovenden Unattached
Nathan Broadhead England Everton
Elijah Chilekwa England Bristol City
Liam Cullen Wales Swansea City
Nyasha Mwamuka England The New Saints
Forwards
Tyler Roberts England West Bromwich Albion
Blake Davies England Bristol Rovers
Liam Angel* Wales Cardiff City
Jordan Davies Wales Wrexham
  • *Withdrew

Results and Fixtures[edit]

2014 UEFA Under-17 Championship Qualification Round[edit]

As a result of finishing second in their group, Wales have qualified for the Elite Round which will take place in March 2014.[2]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Scotland 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
 Wales 3 1 2 0 8 5 +3 5
 Slovenia 3 1 0 2 5 8 −3 3
 Hungary 3 0 1 2 8 11 −3 1
23 September 2013
16:00
Scotland  3–1  Slovenia
Wighton Goal 40' (pen.)42'71' Report Šušnjara Goal 53'
Bistrica, Bistrica
Referee: Enea Jorgji (Albania)
23 September 2013
16:00
Hungary  5–5  Wales
Sallai Goal 19'
Damásdi Goal 26'31'
Hursán Goal 38'
Pávkovics Goal 52'
Report Morrell Goal 12' (pen.)
Harries Goal 50'
James Goal 59'
Wilson Goal 62'
Evans Goal 80'
ŠRC Bakovci Stadium, Bakovci
Referee: Aliyar Aghaev (Azerbaijan)

25 September 2013
16:00
Scotland  0–0  Wales
Report
Bistrica, Bistrica
Referee: Alexandre Boucaut (Belgium)
25 September 2013
16:00
Slovenia  4–2  Hungary
Repas Goal 12'
Tijanič Goal 31'52'
Šušnjara Goal 72'
Report Csonka Goal 68'
Pávkovics Goal 77'
ŠRC Bakovci Stadium, Bakovci
Referee: Enea Jorgji (Albania)

28 September 2013
16:00
Hungary  1–2  Scotland
Sallai Goal 38' Report Kiltie Goal 37'66'
ŠRC Bakovci Stadium, Bakovci
Referee: Alexandre Boucaut (Belgium)
28 September 2013
16:00
Wales  3–0  Slovenia
Wilson Goal 37'66'
G. Thomas Goal 78'
Report
Bistrica, Bistrica
Referee: Aliyar Aghaev (Azerbaijan)

2014 UEFA Under-17 Championship Elite Round[edit]

Wales have been drawn in Group 1 alongside current holders Russia, previous champions Spain, and Switzerland. These matches will be played in Russia from 26 to 31 March 2014.[3]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Switzerland 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
 Russia 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
 Spain 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
 Wales 3 0 0 3 0 4 −4 0
26 March 2014
11:00 GMT
Switzerland   1–0  Wales
Babic Goal 77' Report
Kazan Arena, Kazan
Referee: Fran Jović (Croatia)
26 March 2014
15:00 GMT
Spain  1–1  Russia
A. Marín Goal 40' Report Kipiani Goal 50'
Kazan Arena, Kazan
Referee: Benoît Millot (France)

28 March 2014
11:00 GMT
Spain  1–0  Wales
Meré Goal 71' Report
Kazan Arena, Kazan
Referee: Jens Maae (Denmark)
28 March 2014
15:00 GMT
Russia  1–1   Switzerland
Yamschikov Goal 62' Report Ajeti Goal 80+2'
Kazan Arena, Kazan
Referee: Fran Jović (Croatia)

31 March 2014
12:00 GMT
Switzerland   1–0  Spain
Alpsoy Goal 75' Report
Trudovye Rezervy Stadium, Kazan
Referee: Benoît Millot (France)
31 March 2014
12:00 GMT
Wales  0–2  Russia
Report Pronichev Goal 4' (pen.)
Melkadze Goal 80+3'
Kazan Arena, Kazan
Referee: Jens Maae (Denmark)

Friendlies[edit]

18 February 2014
15:00 GMT
Wales  3-1  Czech Republic
Edge Goal 53'
Evans Goal 63'
G. Thomas Goal 67'
Report Cerny Goal 32'

20 February 2014
12:00 GMT
Wales  2-2  Czech Republic
Harries Goal 4'
James Goal 36'
Report Cerny Goal 10'
Twardek Goal 38'

8 April 2014
Wales  2-1  Iceland
Cullen Goal 25'
Ovenden Goal 35'
Report Absalom Goal 26' (o.g.)

9 April 2014
Wales  2-0  Faroe Islands
B. Davies Goal
Roberts Goal
Report

11 April 2014
Northern Ireland  0-2  Wales
Report Roberts Goal 22'65'

References[edit]

See also[edit]