England national under-20 football team

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England Under-20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Three Lions
Association The Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach England Gareth Southgate
FIFA code ENG
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 8 (First in 1981)
Best result Third, 1993

England national under-20 football team, also known as England Under-20s or England U20(s), represents England in association football at an under-20 age level and is controlled by the Football Association, the governing body for football in England.

Because there is no under-20 competition at UEFA level, England's under-20 side has generally only competed when it has qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which is held every 2 years. Qualification for this competition is achieved in view of performance at the preceding summer's UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship.

England under-21 head coach Gareth Southgate will lead the team to the 2014 Toulon Tournament,[1] after which Aidy Boothroyd will take over the role.[2]

Fixtures and results 2013–2014[edit]

Friendly matches[edit]

2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Iraq 3 2 1 0 6 4 +2 7
 Chile 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 Egypt 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
 England 3 0 2 1 3 5 −2 2

2014 Toulon Tournament[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 England 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Qatar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Players[edit]

Latest squad[edit]

Players born on or after 1 January 1993 will be eligible until the end of the 2014 Toulon Tournament. Players born on or after 1 January 1995 will remain eligible until the end of the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Names in italics denote players who have been capped by England in a higher age group.

The following players were named in the squad for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[3]

Name DOB Club Caps (goals)
Goalkeepers
Sam Johnstone (1993-03-25) 25 March 1993 (age 21) England Doncaster Rovers (on loan from Manchester United) 4 (0)
Connor Ripley (1993-02-13) 13 February 1993 (age 21) Sweden Östersund (on loan from Middlesbrough) 1 (0)
George Long (1993-11-05) 5 November 1993 (age 20) England Sheffield United 1 (0)
Defenders
Eric Dier (1994-01-15) 15 January 1994 (age 20) Portugal Sporting CP 4 (0)
Tom Thorpe (1993-01-13) 13 January 1993 (age 21) England Birmingham City (on loan from Manchester United) 3 (0)
Daniel Potts (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 20) England West Ham United 3 (0)
John Stones (1994-05-28) 28 May 1994 (age 19) England Everton 3 (0)
Jon Flanagan (1993-01-01) 1 January 1993 (age 21) England Liverpool 2 (0)
Luke Garbutt (1993-05-21) 21 May 1993 (age 20) England Everton 2 (0)
Jamaal Lascelles (1993-11-11) 11 November 1993 (age 20) England Nottingham Forest 2 (0)
Midfielders
Adam Reach (1993-02-03) 3 February 1993 (age 21) England Bradford City (on loan from Middlesbrough) 4 (1)
Conor Coady (1993-02-25) 25 February 1993 (age 21) England Sheffield United (on loan from Liverpool) 4 (1)
Ross Barkley (1993-12-05) 5 December 1993 (age 20) England Everton 4 (0)
James Ward-Prowse (1994-11-01) 1 November 1994 (age 19) England Southampton 4 (0)
Larnell Cole (1993-03-09) 9 March 1993 (age 21) England Milton Keynes Dons (on loan from Fulham) 3 (0)
Gaël Bigirimana (1993-10-22) 22 October 1993 (age 20) England Newcastle United 2 (0)
John Lundstram (1994-02-18) 18 February 1994 (age 20) England Leyton Orient (on loan from Everton) 2 (0)
Forwards
Luke Williams (1993-06-11) 11 June 1993 (age 20) England Middlesbrough 4 (2)
Harry Kane (1993-07-28) 28 July 1993 (age 20) England Tottenham Hotspur 4 (1)
Alex Pritchard (1993-05-03) 3 May 1993 (age 20) England Swindon Town (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur) 3 (0)
Chris Long (1995-02-25) 25 February 1995 (age 19) England Everton 3 (1)

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have also been called up to the England under-20 squad and remain eligible.

Name DOB Club Caps (goals) Most recent call-up
Goalkeepers
Jamal Blackman (1993-10-27) 27 October 1993 (age 20) England Chelsea 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Jack Butland (1993-03-10) 10 March 1993 (age 21) England Leeds United (on loan from Stoke City) 4 (0) 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 29 July - 20 August 2011
Jak Alnwick (1993-06-17) 17 June 1993 (age 20) England Newcastle United 0 (0) 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 29 July - 20 August 2011
Defenders
Sam Byram (1993-09-16) 16 September 1993 (age 20) England Leeds United 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 21 June - 13 July 2013
Michael Keane (1993-01-11) 11 January 1993 (age 21) England Blackburn Rovers (on loan from Manchester United) 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Liam Moore (1993-01-31) 31 January 1993 (age 21) England Leicester City 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Jake Bidwell (1993-03-21) 21 March 1993 (age 21) England Brentford 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Jack Robinson (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 20) England Blackpool (on loan from Liverpool) 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Donervon Daniels (1993-11-24) 24 November 1993 (age 20) England West Bromwich Albion 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
George Taft (1993-07-29) 29 July 1993 (age 20) England Leicester City 0 (0) 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 29 July - 20 August 2011
Andre Wisdom (1993-05-09) 9 May 1993 (age 20) England Derby County (on loan from Liverpool) 0 (0) 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 29 July - 20 August 2011
Midfielders
Jake Forster-Caskey (1994-04-25) 25 April 1994 (age 19) England Brighton & Hove Albion 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
George Thorne (1993-01-04) 4 January 1993 (age 21) England Derby County (on loan from West Bromwich Albion) 0 (0) 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 29 July - 20 August 2011
Forwards
Saido Berahino (1993-08-04) 4 August 1993 (age 20) England West Bromwich Albion 4 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Patrick Bamford (1993-09-05) 5 September 1993 (age 20) England Derby County (on loan from Chelsea) 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Robert Hall (1993-10-20) 20 October 1993 (age 20) England Bolton Wanderers 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Nathan Redmond (1994-03-06) 6 March 1994 (age 20) England Norwich City 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Max Clayton (1994-08-09) 9 August 1994 (age 19) England Crewe Alexandra 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Adam Campbell (1995-01-01) 1 January 1995 (age 19) Scotland St. Mirren (on loan from Newcastle United) 0 (0) 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup provisional squad
Benik Afobe (1993-02-12) 12 February 1993 (age 21) England Sheffield Wednesday (on loan from Arsenal) 0 (0) 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 29 July - 20 August 2011

Past squads[edit]

Tournament history[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Did not qualify
Japan 1979 Did not qualify
Australia 1981 4th 6 2 2 2 9 7
Mexico 1983 Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1985 R1 3 0 1 2 2 5
Chile 1987 Did not qualify
Saudi Arabia 1989 Did not qualify
Portugal 1991 R1 3 0 2 1 3 4
Australia 1993 3rd 6 3 2 1 6 4
Qatar 1995 Did not qualify
Malaysia 1997 R2 4 3 0 1 9 3
Nigeria 1999 R1 3 0 0 3 0 4
Argentina 2001 Did not qualify
United Arab Emirates 2003 R1 3 0 1 2 0 2
Netherlands 2005 Did not qualify
Canada 2007 Did not qualify
Egypt 2009 R1 3 0 1 2 1 6
Colombia 2011[4] R2 4 0 3 1 0 1
Turkey 2013 R1 3 0 2 1 3 5
New Zealand 2015 Qualifying yet to begin
Total[5] 10/19 38 8 14 16 33 41

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England learn Toulon Tournament fate as draw is made". http://www.thefa.com/. The Football Association. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "FA appoints Aidy Boothroyd as new national coach". http://www.thefa.com/. The Football Association. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "FINAL SQUAD NAMED". The FA. 28 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup - Previous Tournaments". FIFA.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  5. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup: England". FIFA.com. 2013-07-01. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 

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