Scotland national under-17 football team

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Scotland Under-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Scottish Football Association
Head coach Steven Pressley[1]
First colours
Second colours
European Championship
Appearances 2 (first in 2008)
Best result Semi-final: 2014

The Scotland national under-17 football team, controlled by the Scottish Football Association, is Scotland's national Under-17 football team and is considered to be a feeder team for the Scotland national football team. The team represents Scotland in international Under-17 competitions such as the European Championship.

The team has qualified for two European Championship final tournaments, in 2008 and 2014. The team achieved its best result in 2014 by progressing to the semi-final.[2]

As of April 2014, the squad was coached by Scot Gemmill.[3] The team used to be coached by Dean Gorre.[4] Steven Pressley took temporary control of the team in October 2015.[1]

UEFA European U-17 Football Championship Record[edit]

Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
2002 did not qualify
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008 Group stage 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5
2009 did not qualify
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014 Semi final 4 2 0 2 4 8 −4
2015 Group stage 3 0 0 3 0 8 -8
2016 Group stage 3 0 0 3 0 5 -5
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Current squad[edit]

The following players were selected for the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Azerbaijan.[5]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Aidan McAdams (1999-03-23) 23 March 1999 (age 18) 8 0 Scotland Celtic
1GK Kieran Wright (1999-04-01) 1 April 1999 (age 17) 1 0 Scotland Rangers

2DF Daniel Baur (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 (age 17) 7 0 Scotland Heart of Midlothian
2DF Tony Gallacher (1999-07-23) 23 July 1999 (age 17) 7 0 Scotland Falkirk
2DF Liam Hegarty (1999-02-12) 12 February 1999 (age 18) 3 0 England Middlesbrough
2DF Dan Meredith (1999-09-14) 14 September 1999 (age 17) 8 0 England West Bromwich Albion
2DF Aidan Wilson (1999-01-02) 2 January 1999 (age 18) 2 0 Scotland Rangers

3MF Liam Burt (1999-02-01) 1 February 1999 (age 18) 13 1 Scotland Rangers
3MF Jordan Holsgrove (1999-09-10) 10 September 1999 (age 17) 1 0 England Reading
3MF Fraser Hornby (1999-09-13) 13 September 1999 (age 17) 5 0 England Everton
3MF Kyle McAllister (1999-01-21) 21 January 1999 (age 18) 7 0 Scotland St Mirren
3MF Jack Thomson (2000-01-20) 20 January 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Scotland Rangers
3MF Broque Watson (1999-02-05) 5 February 1999 (age 18) 6 2 Scotland Celtic

4FW Jack Adamson (1999-01-07) 7 January 1999 (age 18) 3 0 Scotland Rangers
4FW Jack Aitchison (2000-03-05) 5 March 2000 (age 17) 9 1 Scotland Celtic
4FW Connor McLennan (1999-10-05) 5 October 1999 (age 17) 4 1 Scotland Aberdeen
4FW Lewis Morrison (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 18) 11 4 Scotland Kilmarnock
4FW Zak Rudden (2000-02-06) 6 February 2000 (age 17) 4 0 Scotland Rangers

Recent players[edit]

The following players were selected for the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship qualifiers.[1]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
2DF Wallace Duffy (1999-04-12) 12 April 1999 (age 17) 4 1 Scotland Celtic
2DF Jason Krones (1999-01-25) 25 January 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Scotland Rangers
2DF Shaun Bowers (1999-01-22) 22 January 1999 (age 18) 5 1 Scotland Celtic

3MF Charlie Gilmour (1999-02-11) 11 February 1999 (age 18) 2 0 England Arsenal
3MF Jamie Barjonas (1999-01-24) 24 January 1999 (age 18) 5 0 Scotland Rangers
3MF Lewis Bell (1999-04-29) 29 April 1999 (age 17) 1 0 Scotland Celtic
3MF Lee Connelly (1999-10-18) 18 October 1999 (age 17) 4 1 Scotland Queen's Park

4FW Glenn Middleton (1998-10-01) 1 October 1998 (age 18) 8 0 England Norwich City
4FW Matthew Knox (1999-12-22) 22 December 1999 (age 17) 2 0 Scotland Livingston
4FW Callumn Morrison (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 (age 17) 3 0 Scotland Heart of Midlothian

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Steven Pressley to lead Scotland Under-17s". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Scotland Under-17s reach European Championship semi-final". BBC Sport. BBC. 15 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Scotland Under-17 squad announced for Euro finals". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Scottish Football Association. 23 April 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Stewart Fisher (19 October 2012). "Gorre aims to add Dutch of magic to industrious Scots". The Herald. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  5. ^ http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/scottish_fa_news.cfm?page=2986&newsID=16249&newsCategoryID=1

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