Republic of Ireland national under-19 football team

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Republic of Ireland Under-19
AssociationFootball Association of Ireland
Head coachTom Mohan
First colours
Second colours
UEFA U-19 Championship
Appearances20 (first in 1948)
Best resultWinner: 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.
Switzerland  8–0 Gibraltar
Dominguez Goal 32'
Oberlin Goal 39'45'56'
Turkes Goal 41'45+3'
Zakaria Goal 58'
João Oliveira Goal 65'
Report
Republic of Ireland 1–0 Malta
Stokes Goal 17' Report
Referee: Radu Petrescu (Romania)

Republic of Ireland 4–1 Gibraltar
Grego-Cox Goal 3'
Stokes Goal 32'68'
Jolley Goal 43' (o.g.)
Report Consigliero Goal 37'
Referee: Fran Jović (Croatia)
Malta 1–7  Switzerland
Guillaumier Goal 8' Report Hunziker Goal 27'33'63'76'77'
Pagliuca Goal 58'
Elvedi Goal 71'
Referee: Radu Petrescu (Romania)

Switzerland  1–1 Republic of Ireland
Turkes Goal 2' Report Grego-Cox Goal 48'
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.
Slovakia 1–1 Germany
Vestenický Goal 90+3' Report Christiansen Goal 19'
Referee: Aliyar Aghayev (Azerbaijan)
Republic of Ireland 0–1 Czech Republic
Report Schick Goal 66'
Referee: Jens Maae (Denmark)

Germany 3–2 Republic of Ireland
Amiri Goal 52'
Cueto Goal 82'
Föhrenbach Goal 90+2'
Report Hallahan Goal 58'
Coustrain Goal 72'
Referee: Jens Maae (Denmark)
Slovakia 3–0 Czech Republic
Kružliak Goal 27'
Čmelík Goal 29'
Vestenický Goal 55' (pen.)
Report

Republic of Ireland 2–2 Slovakia
Manning Goal 77' (pen.)
Coustrain Goal 90+1'
Report Vavro Goal 12'
Čmelík Goal 44'
Referee: Aliyar Aghayev (Azerbaijan)
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

Current squad[edit]

Players born on or after 1 January 2000 are eligible for the next UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship.

No. Name DOB Club Caps (goals)
Goalkeepers
1 Brian Maher (2000-11-01) 1 November 2000 (age 18) Republic of Ireland St. Patrick's Athletic 3 (0)
16 Kian Clarke (2001-05-09) 9 May 2001 (age 17) Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers 0 (0)
Defenders
18 James Clarke (2000-04-02) 2 April 2000 (age 18) England Burnley 0 (0)
5 Nathan Collins (2001-04-30) 30 April 2001 (age 17) England Stoke City 3 (0)
13 Tom Gaston (2001-02-18) 18 February 2001 (age 17) France Girondins de Bordeaux 0 (0)
3 Jack James (2000-02-26) 26 February 2000 (age 18) England Luton Town 3 (0)
12 Andy Lyons (2000-08-02) 2 August 2000 (age 18) Republic of Ireland Bohemian FC 3 (0)
4 Lee O'Connor (2000-07-20) 20 July 2000 (age 18) England Manchester United 3 (0)
21 Ryan Nolan (1999-02-17) 17 February 1999 (age 19) Italy Inter Milan 1 (0)
Midfielders
6 Aaron Bolger (2000-02-02) 2 February 2000 (age 18) Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers 3 (0)
17 Barry Coffey (2001-03-27) 27 March 2001 (age 17) Scotland Celtic 1 (0)
8 Conor Coventry (2000-03-25) 25 March 2000 (age 18) England West Ham 3 (0)
2 Jordan Doherty (2000-08-29) 29 August 2000 (age 18) England Sheffield United 1 (0)
15 Jason Knight (2001-02-13) 13 February 2001 (age 17) England Derby County 2 (0)
Forwards
19 Jonathan Afolabi (2000-01-14) 14 January 2000 (age 18) England Southampton 7 (2)
11 Will Ferry (2001-12-07) 7 December 2001 (age 16) England Southampton 2 (2)
9 Adam Idah (2001-02-11) 11 February 2001 (age 17) England Norwich City 3 (2)
7 Glen McAuley (2000-02-24) 24 February 2000 (age 18) England Liverpool 1 (0)
14 Richard O'Farrell (2000-09-18) 18 September 2000 (age 18) Republic of Ireland St. Patrick's Athletic 0 (0)
10 Troy Parrott (2002-02-04) 4 February 2002 (age 16) England Tottenham Hotspur 3 (4)
20 Ali Reghba (2000-01-14) 14 January 2000 (age 18) Republic of Ireland Bohemian FC 3 (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

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