Republic of Ireland national under-19 football team

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Republic of Ireland Under-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Football Association of Ireland
Head coach Paul Doolin
First colours
Second colours
UEFA U-19 Championship
Appearances 20 (First in 1948)
Best result Winner: 1998

The Republic of Ireland national under-19 football team, is the national under-19 football team of the Republic of Ireland and is controlled by the Football Association of Ireland and competes in the biennial European Under-19 Football Championship.

The team has competed in several championships.

Achievements[edit]

The Republic won the UEFA European Under-18 Football Championship in Cyprus in 1998 and that remains their best performance to date.

  • U-18 European Championship in 1998 – 1st place (Coach Brian Kerr)

In July 2011 Republic of Ireland national under-19 football team reached the semi-finals of the 2011 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship held in Romania where they were eliminated by Spain.

Honours[edit]

Champions (0):
Runner-up (0):
    • Under-18 era, 1957–2001
Champions (1): 1998
Runner-up (0):

Results and fixtures[edit]

2015 UEFA European Under–19 Football Championship qualification[edit]

First Round[edit]

Group 6

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Switzerland 3 2 1 0 16 2 +14 7 Elite round
2  Republic of Ireland (H) 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
3  Malta 3 1 0 2 4 9 −5 3
4  Gibraltar 3 0 0 3 2 15 −13 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.

13 November 2014
16:00
Switzerland   8–0  Gibraltar
Dominguez Goal 32'
Oberlin Goal 39'45'56'
Turkes Goal 41'45+3'
Zakaria Goal 58'
Joao De Oliveira Goal 65'
Report
Ferrycarrig Park, Wexford
Referee: Sergei Tsinkevich (Belarus)

13 November 2014
20:45
Republic of Ireland  1–0  Malta
Stokes Goal 17' Report
Regional Sports Centre, Waterford
Referee: Radu Petrescu (Romania)

15 November 2014
16:00
Republic of Ireland  4–1  Gibraltar
Grego-Cox Goal 3'
Stokes Goal 32'68'
Jolley Goal 43' (o.g.)
Report Consigliero Goal 37'
Ferrycarrig Park, Wexford
Referee: Fran Jović (Croatia)

15 November 2014
16:00
Malta  1–7   Switzerland
Guillaumier Goal 8' Report Hunziker Goal 27'33'63'76'77'
Pagliuca Goal 58'
Elvedi Goal 71'
Regional Sports Centre, Waterford
Referee: Radu Petrescu (Romania)

18 November 2014
15:00
Switzerland   1–1  Republic of Ireland
Turkes Goal 2' Report Grego-Cox Goal 48'
Regional Sports Centre, Waterford
Referee: Sergei Tsinkevich (Belarus)

18 November 2014
15:00
Gibraltar  1–3  Malta
J. Coombes Goal 52' (pen.) Report Friggieri Goal 43'
Degabriele Goal 59'
Guillaumier Goal 86'
Graun Park, Tramore
Referee: Fran Jović (Croatia)

Elite Round[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Germany (H, Q) 3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 7 Final tournament
2  Slovakia (E) 3 1 2 0 6 3 +3 5
3  Czech Republic (E) 3 1 0 2 1 9 −8 3
4  Republic of Ireland (E) 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(E) Eliminated; (H) Host; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.

26 March 2015
12:00
Slovakia  1–1  Germany
Vestenický Goal 90+3' Report Christiansen Goal 19'
Carl-Benz-Stadion, Mannheim
Referee: Aliyar Aghayev (Azerbaijan)

26 March 2015
17:00
Republic of Ireland  0–1  Czech Republic
Report Schick Goal 66'
Carl-Benz-Stadion, Mannheim
Referee: Jens Maae (Denmark)

28 March 2015
12:00
Germany  3–2  Republic of Ireland
Amiri Goal 52'
Cueto Goal 82'
Föhrenbach Goal 90+2'
Report Hallahan Goal 58'
Coustrain Goal 72'
Hardtwaldstadion, Sandhausen
Referee: Jens Maae (Denmark)

31 March 2015
12:00
Republic of Ireland  2–2  Slovakia
Manning Goal 77' (pen.)
Coustrain Goal 90+1'
Report Vavro Goal 12'
Čmelík Goal 44'
Carl-Benz-Stadion, Mannheim
Referee: Aliyar Aghayev (Azerbaijan)

31 March 2015
12:00
Czech Republic  0–6  Germany
Report Sané Goal 20'64'
Rizzo Goal 27'
Christiansen Goal 47'
Cueto Goal 67'
Amiri Goal 86' (pen.)
FC-Astoria Stadion, Walldorf
Referee: Jonathan Lardot (Belgium)

Current Squad[edit]

Players born on or after 1 January 1997 are eligible for the next UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship.

No. Name DOB Club Caps (goals)
Goalkeepers
Caoimhin Kelleher (1998-11-23) 23 November 1998 (age 17) England Liverpool 0 (0)
James Talbot (1997-04-24) 24 April 1997 (age 19) England Sunderland 5 (0)
Defenders
Danny Kane (1997-04-23) 23 April 1997 (age 19) England Huddersfield 4 (0)
Dan Casey (1997-10-29) 29 October 1997 (age 18) England Sunderland 4 (0)
Stephen Best (1997-03-15) 15 March 1997 (age 19) Republic of Ireland Bohemians 0 (0)
Colm Deasy (1997-04-01) 1 April 1997 (age 19) Republic of Ireland St Patrick's Athletic 5 (0)
Ryan Sweeney (1997-04-15) 15 April 1997 (age 19) England AFC Wimbledon 5 (0)
Midfielders
Ethan Boyle (1997-01-04) 4 January 1997 (age 19) Republic of Ireland Waterford United 3 (0)
Graham Kelly (1997-10-16) 16 October 1997 (age 18) England Sheffield United 4 (0)
Connor Ronan (1998-06-03) 3 June 1998 (age 18) England Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 (0)
Shane Elworthy (1997-08-06) 6 August 1997 (age 18) England Fulham 1 (0)
Dylan Watts (1997-11-04) 4 November 1997 (age 18) Republic of Ireland UCD 6 (0)
Georgie Poynton (1997-09-08) 8 September 1997 (age 18) Republic of Ireland Dundalk 6 (0)
Forwards
Jason McClelland (1997-05-03) 3 May 1997 (age 19) Republic of Ireland UCD 2 (0)
Khius Metz (1997-09-19) 19 September 1997 (age 18) England Burnley 1 (0)
Frankie Mulhern (1997-02-28) 28 February 1997 (age 19) England Leeds United 7 (0)
Olamide Shodipo (1997-05-07) 7 May 1997 (age 19) England Queens Park Rangers 4 (0)

List of previous championship finals appearances[edit]

Competition Host Country Tournament Winner Finished
1948 FIFA Youth Tournament  England  England 5th
1953 FIFA Youth Tournament  Belgium  Hungary Quarterfinals
1954 FIFA Youth Tournament  West Germany  Spain Group stage (16th)
1964 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Netherlands  England Group stage
1965 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  West Germany  East Germany Quarterfinals
1972 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Spain  England Group stage
1973 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Italy  England Group stage
1975 UEFA European Under-18 Championship   Switzerland  England Group stage
1977 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Belgium  Belgium Group stage
1982 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Finland  Scotland Group stage
1983 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  England  France Group stage
1984 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Soviet Union  Hungary 4th
1990 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Hungary  Soviet Union Quarterfinals (5th)
1996 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  France
 Luxembourg
 France Group stage
1997 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Iceland  France 4th
1998 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Cyprus  Republic of Ireland Winners
1999 UEFA European Under-18 Championship  Sweden  Portugal 3rd
2002 UEFA European Under-19 Championship  Norway  Spain 4th
2011 UEFA European Under-19 Championship  Romania  Spain Semi-finals

See also[edit]

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